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Travel Information between Bratislava and Budapest

distanceDistance100 miles (161 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach
fastestFastest modeCoach • €8 • 2 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S.

Travel 100 miles (161 km) by coach between Bratislava and Budapest. STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Bratislava to Budapest.

General Information about the journey from Bratislava to Budapest

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

Buses from Bratislava to Budapest

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.

Trains from Bratislava to Budapest

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).

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Budapest, Hungary from Bratislava, Slovakia?

Travel from Bratislava, Slovakia to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Bratislava restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest, Hungary from Bratislava?

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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/24/22. 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.

Are there restrictions on reentering Slovakia from Budapest, Hungary due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Bratislava, Slovakia from Hungary is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Bratislava from Budapest restricted?

Entry into Slovakia is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bratislava from Budapest?

Conditions of reentry into Slovakia:

  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bratislava, Slovakia?

You should observe these safety measures in Slovakia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Slovakia was last checked on 1/24/22. 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.

How do I go from Bratislava to Budapest?

Your travel option from Bratislava to Budapest includes taking a coach.

What is the fastest way from Bratislava to Budapest?

The fastest way to travel from Bratislava to Budapest is by coach with an average journey time of 2 h 50 min.

How far is it from Bratislava to Budapest?

You should expect to travel around 100 miles (161 km) from Bratislava to Budapest.

Where do I depart from Bratislava? Where do I arrive in Budapest?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bratislava to Budapest:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Bratislava, Most SNP and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bratislava to Budapest?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Budapest from Bratislava:

  • You can travel by coach from Bratislava to Budapest with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Bratislava to Budapest tickets for €8 on Omio.

Can I find a direct route between Bratislava and Budapest?

Yes, there is a direct route available to Budapest from Bratislava:

  • You can travel directly by coach with STUDENT AGENCY k. S.

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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Bratislava to Budapest?

Looking to extend your trip from Bratislava to Budapest? Many Omio customers who go from Bratislava to Budapest usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Kraków. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Prague or Kraków from Budapest, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I book my Bratislava to Budapest ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Bratislava to Budapest, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is €8 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Bratislava to Budapest tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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