Select from 5 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. BSL - BUD

$102 - $311

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 5 min

  1. 787

$86 - $103

6 alternative options

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 33 min

  1. ZRH - BUD

$121 - $320

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. GVA - BUD

$109 - $293

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 11 min

  1. MXP - BUD

$103 - $249

Train  •  12 h 18 min

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  2. Rj

$201 - $333

Train, night train  •  13 h 50 min

  1. 1 / ...
  2. En

$212 - $354

Drive  •  10 h 30 min

  1. 686 miles

$140 - $210

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Bern to Budapest via Zürich HB in around 12 h 18 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Bern to Budapest 4 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $110 and the journey takes 16 h 45 min. Eurolines HU also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $170
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Geneva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Budapest
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Bern to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bern and Budapest is 877 km. The road distance is 1098 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Budapest is to bus which costs SFr 85 - SFr 110 and takes 17 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Bern to Budapest is to train and fly which takes 5 h 33 min and costs SFr 120 - SFr 320.

No, there is no direct train from Bern to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Kelenföld via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 5 min.

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