There are 8 ways to get from Belfast to Budapest by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car ferry, night 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 Belfast City  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Budapest (BUD) BHD - BUD

$101 - $1,007

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Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Budapest (BUD) BFS - BUD

$64 - $181

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Bus to Dublin, fly  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Budapest (BUD) DUB - BUD

$78 - $243

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  40 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$277 - $417

Bus, bus and ferry  •  45 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from London to Budapest, Budapest Népliget

$161 - $258

Car ferry, night bus, bus  •  45 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the night bus from Birkenhead to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London to Budapest, Budapest Népliget

$165 - $253

Car ferry, bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Liverpool to Arad
  3. Take the bus from Arad to Budapest

Car ferry, drive  •  25 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Budapest

$363 - $534

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Budapest is to fly which costs £45 - £140 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Budapest is to bus and fly which costs £55 - £190 and takes 7 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Dublin, London and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 13 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Budapest is 1189 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Budapest without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 40 h 42 min and costs £210 - £320.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Belfast to Budapest, including transfers.

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Belfast to Budapest bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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There is no direct flight from Belfast City Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Belfast to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest is 1 h ahead of Belfast. It is currently 2:13 PM in Belfast and 3:13 PM in Budapest.

Ryanair, Wizz Air, LOT and three other airlines offer flights from Belfast City Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4390+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 1188.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Budapest, Hungary?

KLM, British Airways and five other airlines fly from Belfast to Budapest every 3 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast City to Budapest via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Budapest via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Belfast City to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Belfast City to Budapest via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Budapest via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Belfast City to Budapest via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Birkenhead to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus and ferry from Liverpool to Arad
Ave. Duration
44 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Arad to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$226
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$170

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