There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Hungary by plane, tram, 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 Berlin Tegel to Budapest, line 49 tram  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Budapest (BUD) TXL - BUD
  2. Take the line 49 tram from Kálvin tér M to Kosztolányi Dezső tér

$41 - $137

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Budapest, line 49 tram  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Budapest (BUD) SXF - BUD
  2. Take the line 49 tram from Kálvin tér M to Kosztolányi Dezső tér

$23 - $92

5 alternative options

Fly Berlin Tegel to Debrecen  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Debrecen (DEB) TXL - DEB

$74 - $302

Train  •  11 h 2 min

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

$190 - $270

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 260 / ...

$55 - $91

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér RegioJet

$45 - $69

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Budapest 544.2 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Hungary is to fly and line 49 tram which costs 19€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Hungary is to fly and line 49 tram which costs 19€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Hungary. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 29 min.

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

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The distance between Berlin and Hungary is 737 km. The road distance is 870.7 km.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Berlin to Hungary, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Hungary is to fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs 60€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 230€ and takes 11 h 2 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 13 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Hungary.
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  • Distance: 460.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Hungary?

Lufthansa, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Berlin to Debrecen 3 times a day. 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 30 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
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Debrecen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Debrecen via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
BKK
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
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $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 Népliget
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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