There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Avignon by plane, 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.

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Fly to Marseille, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Marseille (MRS) BUD - MRS
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV

$99 - $301

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Fly to Nimes, train  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Nimes (FNI) BUD - FNI
  2. Take the train from Nîmes to Avignon Centre

$83 - $310

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Fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Lyon (LYS) BUD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Avignon Centre

$116 - $326

Fly to Montpellier, train  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Montpellier (MPL) BUD - MPL
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre

$165 - $465

Fly to Nice, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Nice (NCE) BUD - NCE
  2. Take the train from Cannes to Avignon TGV

$132 - $288

Fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Geneva (GVA) BUD - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Avignon TGV

$141 - $310

Train  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV Tgv

$333 - $480

Bus  •  26 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Avignon 1922

$96 - $161

Drive  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Avignon 955.8 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Avignon is to bus which costs 26 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft and takes 26 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Avignon is to fly and train which costs 27 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Avignon. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Avignon via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Avignon. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Avignon TGV via Zürich HB and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 9 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Avignon is 1171 km. The road distance is 1529.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Avignon without a car is to train which takes 17 h 9 min and costs 90 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Budapest to Avignon, including transfers.

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Budapest to Avignon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Avignon train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Avignon is to train which takes 17 h 9 min and costs 90 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft and takes 26 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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

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  • Distance: 731.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Avignon, France?

You can take a train from Budapest to Avignon via Zürich HB and Basel SBB in around 17 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Avignon twice a week. Tickets cost $95 - $160 and the journey takes 25 h 40 min. Slovak Lines also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Nimes via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Budapest to Nimes via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
15 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Budapest to Nimes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Basel
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$36 - $39
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Cannes to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Genève to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $250
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Nîmes to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
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 Kelenföld to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Avignon
Ave. Duration
25 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Avignon Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$118
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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