Bratislava to Budapest by bus

Bratislava - Budapest (250km, duration by bus approx. 3 hours)

Travelling from Bratislava to Budapest by bus is very easy and comfortable. There are several bus companies providing great daily service on the Bratislava - Budapest line. The best known are Student Agency and Orangeways.

Student Agency

Student Agency operates daily from Bratislava to Budapest with its typical bright yellow coaches.


One way ticket costs 9.00€ and round trip 16.00€. It is not necessary to print your ticket, just show the email or the ticket number to the stewardess while getting on board.

Your travel will be supervised by stewardess. Other services provided on board: movies, TV shows, radio station, free hot drinks, cold drinks and snacks for sale, electric socket (230V)


Owners of valid cards have following discounts for Student Agency buses:

Child <15 50%
EURO 26 10%
Senior >60 10%

Buy tickets

You can buy tickets online


Schedule (daily)

from Bratislava central bus station "Mlynske Nivy"   11:15 19:45 (departures)
to Budapest Nepliget, bus stop: city bus 901 14:00 22:30 (arrivals)
from Budapest Nepliget, bus stop: city bus 901 9:30 15:30 (departures)
to Bratislava Bus station “Mlynske Nivy” 12:15 18:15 (arrivals)

Baggage policy

  • 2 carry-on luggages not greater than 15 x 25 x 35 cm, 15kg are transported for free
  • 1 carry-on luggage is charged by 0.5 € / 200 HUF


Another company providing bus connecting Hungarian capital with Bratislava and continuing to Prague and even Berlin is Hungarian provider Orangeways.

Schedule (daily)

Daily connection Budapest – Bratislava – Prague – Berlin - see schedule.


One way ticket Bratislava - Budapest costs up to 13€, round trip is 26€. To buy online ticket visit their website

We recommend you to be at the bus station at least 20 minutes before the departure of the bus so that you can calmly hand your luggage since the bus leaves on time and does not wait for missing passengers.

Baggage policy

  • One carry-on luggage is transported for free (maximum size: 10kg, 50 x 20 x 40cm)
  • The company accept two items of luggage per passenger with maximum dimensions 100 x 50 x 40, 32kg.