The cheapest buses from Zagreb to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Cheapest

£18

Average

£18

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Zagreb to Budapest will cost around £ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 18.

Cheapest
16:00Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor4h30 20:30Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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£181One-way
Cheapest
16:00Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor4h55 20:55Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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£181One-way

Timetable Zagreb to Budapest

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16:00Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor4h30 20:30Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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16:00Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor4h55 20:55Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
24 Oct
£18Flixbus
£111Eurowings Europe
Mon
25 Oct
£18Flixbus
£111Eurowings
Tue
26 Oct
£15Flixbus
£339Croatia Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£23Flixbus
£317Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
28 Oct
£15Flixbus
£331Croatia Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£24Flixbus
£367Eurowings Europe
Sat
30 Oct
£20Flixbus
£508Croatia Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£14Flixbus
£190Eurowings
Mon
1 Nov
£23Flixbus
£307Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£15Flixbus
£146Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£15Flixbus
£128Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£15Flixbus
£182Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£15Flixbus
£111Eurowings
Sat
6 Nov
£15Flixbus
£204Croatia Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£15Flixbus
£128Eurowings
Mon
8 Nov
£15Flixbus
£154Lufthansa
Tue
9 Nov
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£111Eurowings
Wed
10 Nov
£15Flixbus
£128Eurowings
Thu
11 Nov
£17Flixbus
£133Lufthansa
Fri
12 Nov
£15Flixbus
£111Eurowings
Sat
13 Nov
£15Flixbus
£133Lufthansa

The fastest buses from Zagreb to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 30 m

Average

4 h 42 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

299 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Zagreb for Budapest every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 299 km distance in an average of 4 h 42 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 55 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
16:00Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor4h30 20:30Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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£181One-way
2nd Fastest
16:00Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor4h55 20:55Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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£181One-way

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Coach Information to Budapest from Zagreb

distanceDistance185 miles (299 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£19 (€21)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus or Nomago

Coaches from Zagreb to Budapest cover the 185 miles (299 km) long route taking on average 4 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or Nomago. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £19, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £15.

Coach companies

FlixBus coaches between Zagreb and Budapest

Find the best coaches between Zagreb and Budapest with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from £15. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Zagreb and Budapest.

It’s easy to book your FlixBus coach ticket between Zagreb and Budapest online with Omio! Simply check the current FlixBus coach timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Zagreb to Budapest as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that coach and book cheap FlixBus coach tickets online. Prices for FlixBus coaches between Zagreb and Budapest start at £15 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 185 miles (299 km). If you search for FlixBus coaches in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by coach between Zagreb and Budapest. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Zagreb to Budapest FlixBus coach ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets from Zagreb to Budapest and when travelling by coach:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Zagreb to Budapest: Journey Details

Buses from Zagreb to Budapest operate at least twice a week – usually on Fridays and Sundays. The distance between Zagreb and Budapest is approximately 345 kilometres. The bus usually leaves Zagreb at around 5:30 p.m. The journey tends to be direct, and takes about 5 hours – arriving in Budapest at approximately 10:30 p.m. The main bus operator for this route is OrangeWays. Fares tend to be cheaper on Fridays.

Taking the Bus from Zagreb

Buses from Zagreb to Budapest normally depart from Zagreb Autobusni Kolodvor bus terminal, which is located along Avenija Marina Držića. It is the largest bus station in Croatia, and is a major hub for local and international travel. Trams, including route number 6, provide services between the town centre and the station. For those arriving by rail, catch trams 2, 3 or 6 just outside Zagreb train station – the journey to the bus station takes approximately 10 minutes. There is a large car park in the northern area of the station, which is ideal for those arriving by private vehicle or taxi.

Getting into Budapest by Bus

Budapest is a vibrant city that is located on both sides of the Danube River. While here, visitors can go for a dip in one of the city’s natural thermal spas, savour aromatic coffee from a traditional coffee house, and visit sites of historical interest, such as the neo-Gothic Parliament building, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Vajdahunyad Budapest. Buses from Zagreb to Budapest usually terminate at Budapest Nepliget Hst 5. This bus stop is situated opposite the Nepliget metro station (blue line M3), which is 10 minutes from the city centre. Bus number 254E and tram route 1 also provide onward travel to the centre.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my coach between Zagreb and Budapest?

Travel between Zagreb, Croatia and Budapest, Hungary by coach is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Hungary from Croatia?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Zagreb?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

When travelling in Hungary, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach to Budapest from Zagreb before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zagreb, Croatia from Budapest, Hungary?

Return travel from Hungary to Croatia is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zagreb from Budapest?

Entry into Croatia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Croatia from Budapest?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Zagreb, Croatia?

The government of Croatia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 17/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to Zagreb from Budapest.

How much do cheap coach tickets between Zagreb and Budapest cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Zagreb to Budapest for the next 7 days starting from £15  one way.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Zagreb to Budapest on average?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Zagreb to Budapest coach prices are on average £19  one way.
How far is it from Zagreb to Budapest by coach?
The coach distance from Zagreb to Budapest is around 185 miles (299 km).
What is the average Zagreb to Budapest coach duration?
On average the coach from Zagreb to Budapest duration is 4 h 30 min  for the 185 miles (299 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which coach companies can take me between Zagreb and Budapest?
Take the Zagreb to Budapest coach with Flixbus or Nomago. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route to Budapest from Zagreb as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct coaches from Zagreb to Budapest?
Yes, there are 2 direct coaches per day from Zagreb to Budapest. You can look to travel with Flixbus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
How many coaches per day are there from Zagreb to Budapest?
The average number of coaches departing Zagreb for Budapest is 2 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest coach from Zagreb to Budapest? When is the last coach from Zagreb to Budapest?
The earliest coach departing from Zagreb to Budapest leaves at 06: 45. The last coach departing from Zagreb to Budapest leaves at 15: 00. You can find the latest Zagreb to Budapest coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Zagreb to Budapest coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy a coach ticket from Zagreb to Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £19 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets to Budapest from Zagreb are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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