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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Budapest by plane, train, bus 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 Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Budapest (BUD) AMS - BUD

18 528 Ft - 79 947 Ft

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Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Budapest (BUD) EIN - BUD

16 424 Ft - 123 274 Ft

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Budapest (BUD) BRU - BUD

39 792 Ft - 130 546 Ft

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Budapest (BUD) DUS - BUD

27 006 Ft - 148 958 Ft

Train  •  15h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenfoeld Rjx

59 959 Ft - 106 481 Ft

Bus via Vienna  •  20h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N61
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 902 / ...

24 090 Ft - 29 020 Ft

Bus  •  28h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Amstel to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg Mercatorstrasse to Budapest Nepliget Dortmund - Varna / ...

35 984 Ft - 52 049 Ft

Drive  •  12h 29m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Budapest 1396.9 km

65 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest is to bus via Vienna which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 20h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest is to fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Kelenfoeld via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Budapest is 1146 km. The road distance is 1396.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 15h and costs 160€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Amsterdam to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Budapest train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest is to fly which takes 5h 30m and costs 50€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 310€ and takes 15h, you could also bus via Vienna, which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 20h 15m.

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  • Distance: 1146 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Budapest, Hungary?

KLM, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Budapest via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 15h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 320 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
44 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
49 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
42 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
33 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
30 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
40 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Budapest via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 250 000 Ft
Flights from Eindhoven to Budapest via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 250 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
5 000 Ft - 7 500 Ft
1st Class
8 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7 500 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft
1st Class
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 30 000 Ft
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
1st Class
21 000 Ft - 30 000 Ft
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft
Website
Thalys
Standard
20 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft
Comfort
24 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft
Premium
28 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 37 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4 800 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Duisburg Mercatorstrasse to Budapest Nepliget
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Website
Karat-S

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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

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Amsterdam to Budapest train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Kelenfoeld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Budapest is 1397 km. It takes approximately 12h 29m to drive from Amsterdam to Budapest.

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easyJet, Austrian Airlines, CSA and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Budapest Airport.

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

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There are 4210+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 30 000 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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