You can get from Bratislava to Budapest by train, bus or flight.
To get from Bratislava to Budapest on Aug 14 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||€7 - €8|
|Cheapest mode||Train • €7 • 1 h 36 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • €7 • 1 h 36 min|
|Popular travel companies||STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or RegioJet a. S.|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 161 km to Budapest from Bratislava. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as €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 or train 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 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).
International travel from Bratislava, Slovakia to Budapest, Hungary is: Fully open.
Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Hungary must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 7/28/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey between Bratislava and Budapest.
Return travel to Bratislava, Slovakia from Hungary is: Fully open.
Entry into Slovakia is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Requirements for reentering Slovakia:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in Slovakia to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Bratislava, Slovakia was last verified on 7/28/22. 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 Bratislava from Budapest.
There are 4 travel options from Bratislava to Budapest: coach, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way from Bratislava to Budapest is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around €7 compared to other travel options to Budapest:
A train is €1 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Bratislava to Budapest costing on average €8.
A train is generally €1 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average €8 from Bratislava to Budapest.
The quickest way to travel to Budapest from Bratislava is by train, which takes on average 1 h 36 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 20 min of travel time.
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The distance from Bratislava to Budapest is approximately 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, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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 to Budapest from Bratislava.
Before travelling from Bratislava to Budapest, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
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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