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There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Barcelona 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 from Budapest  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Barcelona (BCN) BUD - BCN

$57 - $199

5 alternative options

Train to Vienna, fly  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Barcelona (BCN) VIE - BCN

$127 - $320

Train  •  21 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv

$489 - $653

Bus FlixBus  •  34 h 39 min

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

$121 - $201

Bus Slovak Lines  •  37 h 9 min

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

$146 - $166

Drive  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Barcelona 1206.4 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Barcelona is to fly which costs 16 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Barcelona is to fly which costs 16 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft and takes 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 3 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Barcelona is 1497 km. The road distance is 1930.2 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 21 h 3 min and costs 130 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Budapest to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 50 min and costs 16 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft and takes 21 h 3 min, you could also bus, which costs 33 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft and takes 34 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 935.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Barcelona, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Wizz Air and 10 other airlines fly from Budapest to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Barcelona via Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Est, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 21 h 3 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Train operators
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
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 Barcelona
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
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
$115
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Avignon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Barcelona is 1930 km. It takes approximately 18 h 5 min to drive from Budapest to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, Wizz Air, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3443+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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