There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Budapest by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Budapest (BUD) BCN - BUD

$59 - $199

5 alternative options

Train via Paris Est  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kelenföld Rj

$489 - $656

Train  •  22 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld Rj

$361 - $579

Bus  •  33 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Avignon
  2. Take the bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Budapest Népliget

$109 - $304

Train, bus  •  34 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Girona Ir
  2. Take the bus from Girona to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 1922

$125 - $224

Drive  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Budapest 1206.8 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Budapest is to fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Budapest is to fly which takes 5 h 42 min and costs 50€ - 180€.

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The distance between Barcelona and Budapest is 1497 km. The road distance is 1931 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Barcelona to Budapest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Avignon Gare Routière and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Kelenföld via Lyon Part Dieu, Genève and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Budapest, Hungary?

Vueling Airlines, Wizz Air and 10 other airlines fly from Barcelona to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Budapest via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare De Lyon, Gare De L'est, Paris Est, and Stuttgart Hbf in around 21 h 5 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Barcelona to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Budapest via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $400
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
bahn.de
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Avignon Gare Routière to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Girona to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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