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I will be Traveling from Munich to Prague then to Budapest, what are the best/cheapest options for traveling rail or bus or a combo?

I am leaving from New Orleans with $1300 for 48 days
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If anyone can help with that and also Travel to Dublin in Mid July.

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I would probably do Munich-Prague-Budapest by rail. I don’t think the bus will be enough cheaper to be worth it. I would look for a cheap flight to Madrid. Use www.whichbudget.com to see which budget airlines fly which routes and check the “cheap flights” forum for tips.

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So I just figured out that my budget for the trip is about 1200 dollars (not including flights) in about 12 days. Do you think that is enough for the traveling I have laid out and to get to madrid or dublin to fly back home or am I being unrealistic? Or am I over estimating? Also, If you absolutely had to choose (for me a 22 year old male), Budapest or Prague? Any help I could get would be great!!!

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With that much for 12 days you can live like a king.

I am traveling for 51 days
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With that much for 12 days you can live like a king.
I wouldn’t go that far as your city to city transportation is going to eat up some of it, but it should be adequate unless you can’t find a reasonable fare to Madrid — look for that plane ticket as soon as you know exact dates.

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Thanks so much for your help! I am so glad to know that I am not being unreasonable. Also should I buy a pass before I go for the rails or since I have no definite plans should I wait and buy city to city passes while I am there. Thanks again. Also for my own purposes what is your opinions on Prague or Budapest.

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Also should I buy a pass before I go for the rails or since I have no definite plans should I wait and buy city to city passes while I am there.
I think it will probably be best to buy point to point tickets after you get to Europe if Munich-Prague-Budapest and flying to Madrid is the extent of your itinerary. You could try to buy the Munich-Prague ticket in advance from http://reiseauskunft… You might find an inexpensive special price. Try to check 60 days in advance as specials sometimes sell out.