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There are 9 ways to get from Bruges to Budapest by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Budapest (BUD) BRU - BUD

$77 - $259

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Train to Charleroi, fly  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Budapest (BUD) CRL - BUD

$46 - $128

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Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Budapest (BUD) AMS - BUD

$119 - $294

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven
  4. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Budapest (BUD) EIN - BUD

$70 - $211

Train  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld Rj

$301 - $446

Bus  •  23 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 1920

$90 - $148

Train, bus  •  27 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gent to Bratislava
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop

$104 - $165

Drive, train  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest

$247 - $379

Drive  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Budapest 901 miles

$180 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Budapest is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Budapest is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Lille and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Kelenföld via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 31 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Budapest is 1215 km. The road distance is 1441.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 16 h 31 min and costs 260€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Bruges to Budapest, including transfers.

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Bruges to Budapest bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bruges station.

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Bruges to Budapest train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Bruges / Brugge station.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Budapest is to train which takes 16 h 31 min and costs 260€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 23 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 759.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Bruges to Budapest via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 16 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Budapest via Lille, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Népliget M in around 23 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Eindhoven to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
regiojet.com

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Bruges to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Budapest is 1442 km. It takes approximately 13 h 6 min to drive from Bruges to Budapest.

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KLM, CSA, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Budapest Airport.

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