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There are 5 ways to get from Berlin to Budapest by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Budapest (BUD) TXL - BUD

$40 - $136

Cheapest option

Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Budapest (BUD) SXF - BUD

$22 - $105

3 alternative options

Train  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$180 - $270

Bus  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld N260

$48 - $84

Drive  •  8h 11m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Budapest 544.2 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Budapest is to fly which costs 19€ - 95€ and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Budapest is to fly which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 4h 41m.

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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 12h 19m.

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

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The distance between Berlin and Budapest is 688 km. The road distance is 870.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 11h 2m and costs 160€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Berlin to Budapest, including transfers.

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Berlin to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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Berlin to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Budapest is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs 30€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 230€ and takes 11h 2m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 12h 19m.

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  • Distance: 430.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

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 $180 - $270 and the journey takes 11h 2m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Berlin to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Berlin to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Budapest is 871 km. It takes approximately 8h 11m to drive from Berlin to Budapest.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4659+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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