There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Paris by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Budapest to Paris CDG  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Paris CDG (CDG) BUD - CDG

$78 - $233

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Bus Eurolines HU  •  23 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Paris Gallieni 795

$74 - $144

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Fly Budapest to Paris Orly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Paris Orly (ORY) BUD - ORY

$82 - $312

Train to Vienna, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Paris CDG (CDG) VIE - CDG

$123 - $304

Train  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...

$285 - $436

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Paris, Paris N91

$85 - $150

Drive  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Paris 929.2 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Paris, Paris. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Paris. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Paris Est via Wien Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf and Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 37 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Paris is 1244 km. The road distance is 1486.7 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Paris without a car is to train which takes 14 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Budapest to Paris, including transfers.

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

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Budapest to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Paris is to fly which takes 5 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Paris.
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  • Distance: 777.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Paris, France?

Air France, easyJet and eight other airlines fly from Budapest to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Paris via Wien Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, and Stuttgart Hbf in around 14 h 37 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Southend
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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 Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Budapest to Paris train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Paris Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Paris is 1487 km. It takes approximately 13 h 19 min to drive from Budapest to Paris.

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Swiss, easyJet, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Paris train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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Book your Budapest to Paris bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 4974+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $75 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 .

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