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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  •  4h 53m

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

13 455 Ft - 90 964 Ft

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Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  6h 30m

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

15 899 Ft - 124 402 Ft

Train to Brussels, fly  •  6h 46m

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

35 877 Ft - 119 848 Ft

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7h 11m

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

24 019 Ft - 90 573 Ft

Train  •  14h 59m

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

59 144 Ft - 107 000 Ft

Bus  •  22h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Prague N67
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop RegioJet / ...

21 858 Ft - 32 793 Ft

Train, bus  •  26h 30m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Zevenaar to Duisburg Hbf Re
  3. Take the bus from Duisburg Mercatorstrasse to Budapest Nepliget

Night train, train  •  17h 19m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld Ec / ...

60 605 Ft - 89 805 Ft

Drive  •  12h 16m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Budapest 1397.4 km

60 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft

Netherlands → Hungary
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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Netherlands

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Budapest is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Budapest is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Budapest is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest is to bus which costs €60 - €95 and takes 22h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest is to fly which costs €35 - €260 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam station to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Busstation Elandsgracht and arriving at Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop via Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and Prague, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 6m.

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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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 59m.

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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 14h 59m and costs €160 - €300.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Amsterdam to Budapest, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport 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 53m and costs €35 - €260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €160 - €300 and takes 14h 59m, you could also bus, which costs €60 - €95 and takes 22h 6m.

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  • Distance: 1146 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

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

KLM, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Budapest every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Budapest via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 14h 59m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
33 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
31 000 Ft - 280 000 Ft
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
36 000 Ft - 95 000 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 - 13 000 Ft
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
5 000 Ft - 7 500 Ft
1st Class
8 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7 500 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft
1st Class
13 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 30 000 Ft
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
1st Class
21 000 Ft - 30 000 Ft
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4 800 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
4 800 Ft - 7 000 Ft
1st Class
7 500 Ft - 11 000 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
25 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft
Premium
29 000 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 daily
Estimated price
27 000 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 Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
46 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Zevenaar to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Zevenaar to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 000 Ft - 46 000 Ft
Website
Nightjet
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 Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 500 Ft - 3 500 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 900 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 900 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft
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 Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Schiphol Airport to Prague
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Budapest Kelenföld bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
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
24 000 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 RegioJet, arrive at Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop station.

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Amsterdam to Budapest train services, operated by Railjet, 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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Swiss, LOT, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 619+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 27 500 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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