You can get from Bratislava to Budapest by train, bus or flight.
To get from Bratislava to Budapest on 17 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||100 miles (161 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£7 - £12|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £7 • 2 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S.|
Travel 100 miles (161 km) by coach or train from Bratislava to Budapest. A coach is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Bratislava to Budapest.
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There are various travel connections between Bratislava, the Slovakian capital and Budapest, the capital of Hungary. These two major cities are actually just 200 km apart, making getting from one to the other a fairly simple journey. There are however no direct flights between Bratislava and Budapest and the close proximity of these two capital cities makes it far easier to take a train or a bus, which are also cheaper and faster options. Trains depart from Bratislava central station, Bratislava Hlavná Stanica and coaches from the Central Coach Terminal, Autobusová Stanica
Return journeys from Budapest to Bratislava are also available
Buses to Budapest depart from the Central Coach Terminal, Autobusová Stanica, which is located in the eastern part of the city at Mlysnke Nivy. The coach terminal can be reached via trolley bus from the central train station or the city centre. Journey time via coach or bus is around three hours. Operators include Orangeways who operate two journeys per day, Eurolines who offer one daily morning service and Regiojet who operate six services per day. Coaches arrive at Budapest Népliget Bus Station, the main terminus for international coaches which is found in the southwest of the city centre.
Train travel to Budapest from Bratislava is straightforward and is provided by Eurocity. Journey times between the two cities is 2.75 hours. Trains depart from Bratislava Hlavná Stanica (Central Station) six times per day and stop at two of the major rail stations in Budapest, Keleti pályaudvar (Budapest East) and Nyugati pályaudvar (Budapest West).
Travel from Bratislava, Slovakia to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.
The government of Hungary has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 10/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Budapest from Bratislava closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Bratislava, Slovakia from Hungary is: Partially open.
Entry into Slovakia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Conditions of reentry into Slovakia:
You should observe these safety measures in Slovakia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Slovakia was last checked on 10/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bratislava from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways that you can travel between Bratislava and Budapest. You can take a coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Budapest. Tickets for a coach cost on average £7.
This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:
A coach is about £5 less than a train, which costs on average £12 for this route.
The fastest way from Bratislava to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 45 min.
Other travel options to Budapest from Bratislava can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Budapest by coach can take on average 2 h 50 min.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 23 min of travel time.
The Bratislava to Budapest distance is approximately 100 miles (161 km).
The average frequency per day from Bratislava to Budapest is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Budapest from Bratislava as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bratislava to Budapest:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bratislava to Budapest, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Bratislava to Budapest with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Budapest as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Bratislava to Budapest.
When planning your trip from Bratislava to Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Bratislava and Budapest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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