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There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Berlin by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Budapest to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BUD - TXL

$38 - $135

Cheapest option

Fly Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BUD - SXF

$21 - $105

4 alternative options

Train to Vienna, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) VIE - TXL

$103 - $236

Train  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ec

$180 - $270

Bus  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz N260

$50 - $83

Drive  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Berlin 545.1 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Berlin is to fly which costs 5 500 Ft - 30 000 Ft and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Berlin is to fly which costs 10 000 Ft - 38 000 Ft and takes 4 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Berlin, Littenstr. via S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Budapest and Berlin is 688 km. The road distance is 872.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 11 h and costs 50 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Budapest to Berlin, including transfers.

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Budapest to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Budapest to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Berlin is to fly which takes 4 h 28 min and costs 10 000 Ft - 38 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 11 h, you could also bus, which costs 14 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft and takes 11 h 22 min.

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  • Distance: 430.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Berlin, Germany?

easyJet, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Budapest to Berlin every 4 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Berlin once daily. Tickets cost $180 - $270 and the journey takes 11 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Train operators
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 Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Budapest to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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Budapest to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Berlin is 872 km. It takes approximately 8 h 12 min to drive from Budapest to Berlin.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1421+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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