The cheapest buses from Zurich to Budapest

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Cheapest

£44

Average

£44

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 Zurich to Budapest will cost around £ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.

Cheapest
20:50Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai19h45 16:35Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 changes
£441One-way

Timetable Zurich to Budapest

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20:50Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai19h45 16:35Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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Wed
20 Oct
£88Deutsche Bahn
£44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£119Eurowings
Thu
21 Oct
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Fri
22 Oct
£70Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
Sat
23 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
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£284Swiss
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24 Oct
£70Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
25 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
26 Oct
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Wed
27 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
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28 Oct
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£119Eurowings
Fri
29 Oct
£79Deutsche Bahn
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£171Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£220Swiss
Sun
31 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£53STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£171Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
1 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
2 Nov
£44Deutsche Bahn
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£171Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£119Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£44Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
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£158Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
6 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£158Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
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£171Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
8 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
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The fastest buses from Zurich to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Fastest Journey

19 h 45 m

Average

19 h 45 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

789 km

It's difficult to get from Zurich to Budapest without changing at least once.

Fastest
20:50Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai19h45 16:35Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 changes
£441One-way

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Coach Information to Budapest from Zurich

distanceDistance489 miles (788 km)
durationAverage coach duration19 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£44 (€50)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus or RegioJet

Coaches from Zurich to Budapest cover the 489 miles (788 km) long journey taking on average 19 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or RegioJet. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £44, but the average price of coach tickets is £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Coach companies

FlixBus and Student Agency Zurich – Budapest

You can travel by coach between Zurich and Budapest with FlixBus and Student Agency for as low as £44. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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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 from Zurich to Budapest.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your FlixBus coach from Zurich to Budapest online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest FlixBus coach from Zurich to Budapest, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current FlixBus coach timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 489 miles (788 km) route between Zurich and Budapest as well as ticket information for the coach (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap coach ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for coaches from Zurich to Budapest, you can check straight away if the FlixBus ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the coach station. Buy your official FlixBus Zurich to Budapest coach tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your coach tickets between Zurich and Budapest due to the coronavirus:

  • 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

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Budapest, Hungary if I'm coming from Zurich, Switzerland by coach?

Travel by coach between Zurich, Switzerland and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Budapest from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Budapest, Hungary?

The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Budapest to Zurich is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Hungary?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

Last verified on 15/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Budapest to Zurich coach here.

What is the cost of cheap coaches between Zurich and Budapest?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Budapest from Zurich for as low as £44  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of coach tickets from Zurich to Budapest?
If you’re looking to purchase your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zurich to Budapest coach price to come in at an average of £44  one way.
What is the distance between Zurich and Budapest via coach?
The coach distance from Zurich to Budapest is around 489 miles (788 km).
How long does it take from Zurich to Budapest by coach?
On average the coach from Zurich to Budapest duration is 19 h 45 min  for the 489 miles (788 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Zurich and arrival coach station in Budapest?

Some of the Zurich coach stations to Budapest you can start your journey from include Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Budapest include Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Where is the coach station in Zurich? Where is the coach station in Budapest?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Budapest most often arrive at Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 3 km from this coach station to the city centre.

What coach companies go from Zurich to Budapest?
Take the Zurich to Budapest coach with Flixbus or RegioJet. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route from Zurich to Budapest as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first coach from Zurich to Budapest? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The earliest coach for this trip departs from Zurich at 18: 50. The last coach leaves from Zurich at 19: 50. Check Omio for the latest coach timetable from Zurich to Budapest and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I book Zurich Budapest coach tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy a coach ticket between Zurich and Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £44 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Zurich to Budapest are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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