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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Budapest by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol

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

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Train to Eindhoven, fly

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

Train to Dusseldorf, fly

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

Train to Brussels, fly

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Take the train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Würzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Passau Hbf
  4. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
  5. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
  6. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Vienna Erdberg
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Budapest Népliget bus station

Night train, bus

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Budapest Népliget bus station

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Hbf
  2. Take the train from Vienna Central Train Station to Budapest Déli Train Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Budapest

Amsterdam to Budapest by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Budapest is around 15h 31m and covers a distance of around 1408 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 18m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Österreichische Bundesbahnen and others, the Amsterdam to Budapest train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Budapest-Kelenfoeld. Typically 41 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

41 Weekly Trains
15h 31m Average Duration
63 504 Ft Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest is to bus which costs €65 - €85 and takes 20h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest is to fly which costs €65 - €200 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Vienna Erdberg and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 40m.

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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 Budapest-Kelenfoeld via Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf, Würzburg Hbf, Passau Hbf, Linz Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 31m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Budapest is 1146 km. The road distance is 1397.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 15h 31m and costs €150 - €330.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Amsterdam to Budapest, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from 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 4h 50m and costs €65 - €200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €150 - €330 and takes 15h 31m, you could also bus, which costs €65 - €85 and takes 20h 40m.

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  • Distance: 1146 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

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 Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf, Würzburg Hbf, Passau Hbf, Linz Hbf, and Wien Hbf in around 15h 31m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 240 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 240 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
34 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
34 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 340 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 270 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
41 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 250 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
36 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
34 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
31 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
31 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35 000 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
6 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
6 000 Ft - 8 500 Ft
1st Class
9 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft
1st Class
14 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9 500 Ft - 23 000 Ft
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft
1st Class
16 000 Ft - 23 000 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 Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
33 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft
Website
Thalys
Standard
22 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft
Comfort
27 000 Ft - 35 000 Ft
Premium
32 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
4 300 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
4 300 Ft - 6 500 Ft
1st Class
6 500 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft
1st Class
10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft
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 Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23 000 Ft - 42 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2 300 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 300 Ft - 3 300 Ft
1st Class
4 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Train from Vienna Central Train Station to Budapest Déli Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 900 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 900 Ft - 4 200 Ft
1st Class
6 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2 000 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
2 000 Ft - 2 600 Ft
1st Class
6 000 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
39 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Website
Nightjet
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Budapest Népliget bus station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Budapest Népliget bus station
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 Népliget bus station.

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Amsterdam to Budapest train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Budapest-Kelenfoeld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Budapest is 1397 km. It takes approximately 12h 16m to drive from Amsterdam to Budapest.

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