Undoubtedly more convenient than public transportation but predictably more expensive travelling from Prague to Budapest by taxi transfer is a good choice if you wish to get to your destination with less hassle possible. There are taxi of different size, class, comfort level and price offering your charter door-to-door service to suit every taste and pocket. With an easy and straightforward online booking, it is a quick and smooth process. Book your taxi in advance to ensure you get your transport when you need it.
With the following operators – – all offering taxi from Prague to Budapest – it is a good idea to read other travellers’ reviews before you make your choice. It will help you to figure out what to expect from your trip: how long the ride will take, how clean the car is, how professional the drivers are and much more.
The overland distance to Budapest from Prague is 250 km.
Taxis transfer normally require less time than buses or vans to cover the same distance as they often travel at higher speed and may skip en route stops if you do not need any. In any case expect your journey by taxi to Budapest to take between 5h and 5h hours. If you are planning any detours or toilet or lunch stops, remember to calculate some extra time for that. If travelling by night, during rainy or snowy weather, rush hour or on weekends, traffic jams may add extra time to your journey. Never plan tight connections with flights, ferries, or trains – allow enough time to arrive.
Czech Transfer Service (Czech Transfer Service, s.r.o.) report the shortest travel time promising to bring you to Budapest in 5h hours while the slowest operator is Czech Transfer Service (Czech Transfer Service, s.r.o.).
The cost of your taxi transfer will depend on the operator and the type of the vehicle you choose. Very often, there is little or no difference in price between a car accommodating three passengers and a van good for up to 9 pax. The latter offers much more comfort in the sense of legroom and luggage space, so even if you are not a large party, it is still worth checking the price for both options before making your choice. Note that on some routes – especially to and from the airports – there may be an additional fee for each piece of luggage. On the positive side, remember that during certain periods or on some routes, taxi charter companies may offer free class upgrade – book the cheapest economy ride and get a larger car.
The lowest charter taxi rate from Prague to Budapest is provided by Daytrip. The maximum rate is USD 969.72 if you opt for Czech Transfer Service (Czech Transfer Service, s.r.o.).