There are 6 ways to get from Berlin 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 50 min

  1. TXL - BUD

$40 - $136

Cheapest option

Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 43 min

  1. SXF - BUD

$22 - $105

4 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Ec

$190 - $270

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 34 min

  1. N260

$53 - $89

Bus Orange Ways  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Rj

$40 - $59

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. 544.2 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Budapest, Hungary?

easyJet, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Berlin to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $190 - $270 and the journey takes 11 h 2 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Budapest via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Orange Ways
Phone
+3670-400-4874
Email
info@orw.hu
Website
orangeways.com
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Bratislava Mlynské nivy
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
orangeways.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Berlin to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Berlin and Budapest is 688 km. The road distance is 871 km.

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Budapest is to fly which costs 18€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Berlin to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 18€ - 90€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 2 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Budapest. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Berlin to Budapest, including transfers.