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

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Fly  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Kaliningrad (KGD) to Budapest (BUD) KGD - BUD

$68 - $263

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Drive, train  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Kaliningrad to Pieniezno
  2. Take the train from Pieniezno to Olsztyn Zachodni R
  3. Take the train from Olsztyn Zachodni to Ilawa Glowna Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Ilawa Glowna to Warszawa Wschodnia Eic / ...
  5. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Budapest-Nyugati Ic

$70 - $108

Bus, train  •  17 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Elbląg
  2. Take the train from Malbork to Wien Hbf Eic
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$90 - $139

Bus, KRAKBUD  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Warszawa dw. Zachodni
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Kraków, Kraków MDA
  3. Take the KRAKBUD from Krakow to Budapest

$112 - $169

Bus  •  32 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaliningrad to Kaunas Bus 217
  2. Take the bus from Kaunas to Budapest Népliget

$84 - $128

Drive  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Kaliningrad to Budapest 755 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Kaliningrad to Budapest is to drive and train which costs RUB 4500 - RUB 7500 and takes 16 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaliningrad to Budapest is to fly which costs RUB 4400 - RUB 18000 and takes 7 h.

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The distance between Kaliningrad and Budapest is 808 km. The road distance is 1208 km.

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The best way to get from Kaliningrad to Budapest without a car is to bus and train which takes 17 h 54 min and costs RUB 5500 - RUB 9500.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Kaliningrad to Budapest, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kaliningrad to Budapest is to fly which takes 7 h and costs RUB 4400 - RUB 18000. Alternatively, you can bus and KRAKBUD, which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 12000 and takes 22 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kaliningrad Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest is 1 h behind Kaliningrad. It is currently 8:22 PM in Kaliningrad and 7:22 PM in Budapest.

Yes, the driving distance between Kaliningrad to Budapest is 1208 km. It takes approximately 12 h 4 min to drive from Kaliningrad to Budapest.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Kaliningrad Airport to Budapest Airport.

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  • Distance: 505 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Kaliningrad, Russia and Budapest, Hungary?

LOT, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and Aeroflot Russian Airlines fly from Kaliningrad to Budapest 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaliningrad to Budapest via Warszawa dw. Zachodni, Warsaw, Warsaw West, Kraków, Kraków MDA, Dworzec Główny, Teatr Bagatela, and Krakow in around 22 h 30 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Kaliningrad to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Kaliningrad to Budapest via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Kaliningrad to Budapest via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Pieniezno to Olsztyn Zachodni
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Olsztyn Zachodni to Ilawa Glowna
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Ilawa Glowna to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Malbork to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Website
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Elbląg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Warszawa dw. Zachodni
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtovokzal39.ru
Book at
avtovokzal39.ru
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 Warsaw, Warsaw West to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Bus from Krakow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Book at
eurobusways.com
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
25 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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