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You can get from Budapest to Prague by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||275 miles (444 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or coach|
|Ticket price range||£25 - £263|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £25 • 10 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £263 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Austrian Airlines or Flixbus|
Travel 275 miles (444 km) by flight or coach between Budapest and Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Austrian Airlines or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Budapest to Prague.
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The journey from the Hungarian capital, Budapest, to the Czech capital, Prague, is possible within about 4.5 hours using a variety of transport. Flights depart regularly, offering travellers the fastest choice of transport, but anyone who prefers to travel by ground transportation can opt to choose one of the direct bus services that travel between the two cities. The bus journey is considerably longer, taking at least 7.5 hours in total. Travellers can also choose to take a train from Budapest Keleti Railway Station to Prague Hlavni Nadr Station, which takes about 7 hours.
Several bus companies operate regular bus services between the two cities, including Orangeways and FLiXBUS. Orangeways travels to Prague direct, taking about 7.5 hours, while FLiXBUS buses involve a change on the way and take 8 to 9 hours to reach Prague. Most buses depart from the main bus station at Nepliget and travel to Florenc bus station in Prague.
Trains regularly depart from Budapest Keleti Railway Station and travel direct to Prague Hlavni Nadr Station. Journey times are generally consistent and the overall journey takes about 7 hours in total. Most trains travel direct but some travel from Budapest Kelenfoe Station and stop at Vienna on the way.
Travellers can fly between the two cities within about 4.5 hours. Czech Airlines provides the fastest services from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, taking about 4.5 hours to reach Václav Havel Airport in Prague. Other options include Ural Airlines, Smartwings and Austrian Airlines, which reach Prague in 4.5 to 5.5 hours.
Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Prague, Czechia is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Conditions of entry into Czechia:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Czechia has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 21/07/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Budapest to Prague.
The restriction level for your return to Budapest, Hungary from Czechia is: Partially open.
Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.
Conditions of reentry into Hungary:
You should observe these safety measures in Hungary as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Hungary was last checked on 25/07/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Budapest from Prague closer to your date of departure here.
You can travel to Prague from Budapest 2 different ways: flight or coach.
Prague is approximately 275 miles (444 km) away from Budapest.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Budapest to Prague:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Budapest to Prague, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip between Budapest and Prague, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Budapest and Prague online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
The cheapest way from Budapest to Prague is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £25 compared to other travel options to Prague:
A coach is £237 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Budapest to Prague costing on average £263.
The fastest way to get to Prague from Budapest is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to Prague that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 10 h 40 min of travel time.
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