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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Copenhagen  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Budapest (BUD) CPH - BUD

$38 - $162

6 alternative options

Train to Malmo, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Budapest (BUD) MMX - BUD

$64 - $238

Train  •  19 h 12 min

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

$281 - $412

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N132 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 260 / ...

$74 - $125

Bus Sindbad  •  30 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from København to Katowice
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget

$87 - $123

Train, night train  •  27 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  2. Take the night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$218 - $330

Drive  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Budapest 1022.1 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Budapest is to fly which costs 240 kr - 1100 kr and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Budapest is to fly which costs 240 kr - 1100 kr and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 12 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Budapest is 1012 km. The road distance is 1635.3 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 19 h 12 min and costs 1800 kr - 2700 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Copenhagen to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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Copenhagen to Budapest train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs 240 kr - 1100 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1800 kr - 2700 kr and takes 19 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs 480 kr - 850 kr and takes 20 h.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 632.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Budapest, Hungary?

Norwegian Air International, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Budapest every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Budapest via Hamburg Hbf in around 19 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Malmo to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Malmo to Budapest via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Triangeln St.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
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 Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $340
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Snälltåget
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 Copenhagen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sindbad
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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Copenhagen to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Budapest is 1635 km. It takes approximately 15 h 2 min to drive from Copenhagen to Budapest.

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Norwegian Air International, Ryanair, LOT and seven other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Copenhagen to Budapest bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 4446+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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