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There are 3 ways to get from Helsinki to Budapest by plane, ferry, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Budapest (BUD) HEL - BUD

$79 - $200

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  40 h 21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 920
  3. Take the bus from Riga to Budapest Népliget

$147 - $230

Drive  •  29 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Budapest 1509.5 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Budapest is to fly which costs 65€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Budapest is to fly which costs 65€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Helsinki and Budapest is 1460 km. The road distance is 2415.1 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Budapest without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 40 h 21 min and costs 120€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Helsinki to Budapest, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Budapest is 1 h behind Helsinki. It is currently 2:09 AM in Helsinki and 1:09 AM in Budapest.

Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Budapest is 2415 km. It takes approximately 29 h 23 min to drive from Helsinki to Budapest.

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Finnair, Air Baltic, CSA and two other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Budapest Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 912.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Budapest, Hungary?

Norwegian Air International, Finnair and three other airlines fly from Helsinki to Budapest every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Helsinki to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
31 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 6€ - 7€.

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