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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Budapest by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Budapest (BUD) AMS - BUD

$74 - $224

Cheapest option

Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Budapest (BUD) EIN - BUD

$57 - $187

8 alternative options

Train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Budapest (BUD) BRU - BUD

$115 - $313

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Budapest (BUD) DUS - BUD

$101 - $258

Train via Wien Hbf  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$257 - $378

Train  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt ICE International
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj

$299 - $435

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N61
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 902 / ...

$81 - $133

Bus Eurolines HU  •  25 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Budapest Népliget 794

$79 - $144

Drive, train  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest

$241 - $370

Drive  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Budapest 873.2 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest is to bus which costs 65€ - 130€ and takes 25 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest is to fly which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Kelenföld via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 28 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Budapest is 1146 km. The road distance is 1397.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 14 h 28 min and costs 220€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Amsterdam to Budapest, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 60€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 330€ and takes 14 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 20 h 38 min.

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  • Distance: 716.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Budapest, Hungary?

KLM, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Budapest via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Wien Hbf in around 14 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Amsterdam to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Amsterdam to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Amsterdam to Budapest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Budapest is 1397 km. It takes approximately 12 h 38 min to drive from Amsterdam to Budapest.

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easyJet, CSA, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4523+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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