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

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Fly to Marseille, train  •  5h 58m

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

$100 - $319

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Bus FlixBus  •  26h 49m

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

$91 - $161

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Fly to Lyon, train  •  7h 3m

  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  •  9h 55m

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

$165 - $464

Fly to Nice, train  •  9h 2m

  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  •  8h 38m

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

$141 - $304

Train  •  17h 11m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV Tgv

$318 - $463

Bus Slovak Lines  •  29h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Avignon Gare Routière

$116

Drive  •  14h 28m

  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 32 530 Ft - 32 570 Ft and takes 29h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Avignon is to fly and train which costs 28 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft and takes 5h 58m.

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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 17h 11m.

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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 17h 11m and costs 85 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Budapest to Avignon, including transfers.

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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 17h 11m and costs 85 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25 000 Ft - 46 000 Ft and takes 26h 49m.

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

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Budapest to Avignon train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Avignon TGV station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 731.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 58m

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 17h 11m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Avignon twice a week. Tickets cost $90 - $160 and the journey takes 25h 40m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Budapest to Montpellier via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Nice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
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
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $110
Train from Genève to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Basel SBB to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $240
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
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
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $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
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Avignon, Avignon
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $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
28h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Avignon is 1529 km. It takes approximately 14h 28m to drive from Budapest to Avignon.

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Ryanair, Swiss, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Marseille Airport.

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There are 1662+ hotels available in Avignon. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29m and costs 350 Ft.

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