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There are 4 ways to get from Budapest to Hamburg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Hamburg (HAM) BUD - HAM

$63 - $235

3 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Hamburg Hbf Ec

$230 - $340

Bus  •  17 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Hamburg 1926

$66 - $111

Drive  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Hamburg 737 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Hamburg is to fly which costs 17 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Hamburg is to fly which costs 17 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Hamburg via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 34 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Hamburg is 928 km. The road distance is 1179.2 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 13 h 34 min and costs 65 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Budapest to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Budapest to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Hamburg is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 17 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft and takes 13 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs 18 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft and takes 17 h 18 min.

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  • Distance: 579.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

Eurowings, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Budapest to Hamburg every 2 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Hamburg once daily. Tickets cost $230 - $340 and the journey takes 13 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
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 Budapest-Nyugati to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $340
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Budapest to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Hamburg is 1179 km. It takes approximately 10 h 45 min to drive from Budapest to Hamburg.

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Austrian Airlines, CSA, LOT and four other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 721+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $56 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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