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You can get from Prague to Budapest by train, bus or flight.
To get from Prague to Budapest on 24 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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The journey between the two cities can be made by plane, bus or train. The fastest way to travel is by plane. Bus and train routes both have a similar journey time, with the most frequent daily departures being by bus. Bus and train stations in the cities are centrally located and have good onward travel links on local buses, trams and metro.
Seven buses a day run between the two cities. The first departure is at around 5:00 a.m., with the last bus leaving at about 11:00 p.m. The service can be booked through three operators, the Czech owned RegioJet Bus Company and orangeways.com, as well as Infobus. Most routes are direct and take between 7 and 8.5 hours. Buses depart from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station and arrive at, or near, Budapest Nepliget Bus Station.
Euro-city trains depart from Prague Hlavni Nadrazi Station approximately every two hours, between around 7:30 a.m. and about 3.30 p.m., with the journey taking just under 7 hours. Trains arrive into Budapest Keleti Station.
Czech Airlines have two direct flights a day going to Budapest from Prague, with a journey time of around 5.5 hours. The flights depart at just before 6:00 a.m. and around noon. Several other providers offer connecting flights with much longer journey times. Prague Vaclav Airport is 10 km from the city centre, while Budapest Ferihegy International Airport is 16 km East of the city, both have direct and fast links to the city centres by public transport or taxi.
Travel from Prague, Czechia to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.
The government of Hungary has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 20/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Budapest from Prague closer to your planned date of departure here.
Return travel to Prague, Czechia from Hungary is: Partially open.
Entry into Czechia is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Requirements for reentering Czechia:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in Czechia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Prague, Czechia was last verified on 21/06/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Prague from Budapest.
There are 2 travel options from Prague to Budapest: coach or flight.
You should expect to travel around 275 miles (444 km) from Prague to Budapest.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Prague to Budapest:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Prague to Budapest, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Prague to Budapest with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Budapest tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.
Before travelling from Prague to Budapest, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Prague to Budapest tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
The cheapest way from Prague to Budapest is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £31 compared to other travel options to Budapest:
A coach is generally £347 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £378 from Prague to Budapest.
The fastest way to get to Budapest from Prague is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.
There are alternative travel options to Budapest that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Budapest by coach can take on average 12 h 40 min.
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