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There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Barcelona by plane, train, bus, night train 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  •  5h 55m

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

47€ - 178€

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Train to Vienna, fly  •  8h 13m

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

109€ - 278€

Train  •  21h 29m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

355€ - 489€

Bus  •  34h 43m

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

112€ - 186€

Bus via Avignon  •  37h 13m

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

127€ - 146€

Train, night train  •  33h 24m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Nice Ville R
  3. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants Ave

239€ - 406€

Drive  •  18h 4m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Barcelona 1206.5 miles

190€ - 290€

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Barcelona is to fly which costs 15 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Barcelona is to fly which costs 15 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Barcelona via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 43m.

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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, Strasbourg and Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 29m.

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The distance between Budapest and Barcelona is 1497 km. The road distance is 1930.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 21h 29m and costs 110 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Budapest to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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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 5h 55m and costs 15 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft and takes 21h 29m, you could also bus, which costs 36 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft and takes 34h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 935.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

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

Wizz Air, Vueling Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Budapest to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Barcelona via Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 21h 29m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 420€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 360€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 360€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
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
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
150€ - 220€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 36€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 36€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
130€ - 150€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
130€ - 150€
1st Class
170€ - 260€
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 70€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
60€ - 70€
1st Class
85€ - 120€
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
60€ - 80€
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
40€ - 65€
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
en.oui.sncf
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
19h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
110€ - 200€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
thello.com
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 Narbonne
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 150€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Narbonne to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Avignon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 45€
Website
alsa.com
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
100€
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Budapest to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Barcelona is 1930 km. It takes approximately 18h 4m to drive from Budapest to Barcelona.

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

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Book your Budapest to Barcelona train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 2985+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 84€ per night.

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

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