There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Budapest by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Budapest (BUD) BRU - BUD

$52 - $243

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Fly from Charleroi  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Budapest (BUD) CRL - BUD

$35 - $112

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Train via Frankfurt  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$278 - $403

Train  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$259 - $384

Bus  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Budapest Népliget 792

$129

Train, bus  •  23 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Namur Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Namur to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 1929

$86 - $144

Drive, train  •  13 h

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from München Ostbahnhof to Budapest

$224 - $333

Drive  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Budapest 846.7 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Budapest is to fly which costs 30€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Budapest is to fly which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Brussels and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Kelenföld via Koln Hbf, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 32 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Budapest is 1129 km. The road distance is 1354.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 14 h 32 min and costs 240€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Brussels to Budapest, including transfers.

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Brussels to Budapest bus services, operated by Eurolines HU, depart from Brussels station.

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Brussels to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs 45€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 350€ and takes 14 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs 112€ and takes 21 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 705.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Brussels to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Budapest via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Koln Hbf, Frankfurt, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, Wien, and Wien Hbf in around 14 h 32 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Flights from Charleroi to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Namur
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Brussels to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$127
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Namur to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Brussels to Budapest bus services, operated by Eurolines HU, arrive at Budapest Népliget station.

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Brussels to Budapest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Budapest is 1355 km. It takes approximately 12 h 14 min to drive from Brussels to Budapest.

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

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The nearest airport to Budapest is Budapest (BUD) Airport which is 18.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Bratislava (BTS) (156.4 km) and Vienna (VIE) (197.6 km).

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There are 4593+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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