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There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Barcelona by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Budapest to Barcelona  •  5h 49m

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

46€ - 181€

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Fly Budapest to Girona, bus  •  9h 39m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Girona (GRO) BUD - GRO
  2. Take the bus from Girona Airport to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord

48€ - 205€

Train to Vienna, fly to Barcelona  •  8h 6m

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

50€ - 268€

Train  •  21h 33m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Muenchen Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv

243€ - 334€

Bus  •  34h 28m

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

91€ - 121€

Bus via Arad  •  36h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Barcelona

113€ - 150€

Drive  •  18h 4m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Barcelona 1930.4 km

200€ - 300€

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Barcelona is to fly which costs 16 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 5h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Barcelona is to fly which costs 16 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 5h 49m.

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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, Barcelona Nord via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Kelenfoeld and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Muenchen Hbf, Gare de l'Est, Chatelet Les Halles and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 33m.

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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 33m and costs 85 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m 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 Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Kelenfoeld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 49m and costs 16 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft and takes 21h 33m, you could also bus, which costs 32 000 Ft - 43 000 Ft and takes 34h 28m.

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  • Distance: 1497.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 49m

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

Wizz Air, Ryanair and nine other airlines fly from Budapest to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Barcelona via Muenchen Hbf, Paris l'Est, Gare de l'Est, Les Halles, Chatelet Les Halles, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 21h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 400€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 400€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 470€
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
55€ - 470€
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 470€
Flights from Budapest to Girona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Budapest to Girona via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Budapest to Girona via Prague, Charleroi
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 140€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 120€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 290€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 500€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Budapest to Girona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Girona Airport to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Barcelona, Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sagales
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
Phone
+34 972 35 04 87
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Girona-Aeroport to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Barcelona Bus, S.L.
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Arad
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Arad to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
31h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro

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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 FlixBus, arrive at Barcelona, Barcelona Nord station.

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Budapest to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, 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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Wizz Air, Vueling Airlines, CSA and four other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 3444+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs 350 Ft.

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