There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Basel 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Basel  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Basel (BSL) BUD - BSL

$64 - $245

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Basel, Basel central station N391

$61 - $111

5 alternative options

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zurich (ZRH) BUD - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

$109 - $320

Train  •  11 h 35 min

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

$198 - $322

Bus Eurolines CH  •  19 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy Rj
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Basel

$73 - $95

Night train, train  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the night train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...

$201 - $341

Drive  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Basel 662.5 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Basel is to bus which costs 20 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft and takes 19 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Basel is to fly which costs 18 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Basel is 860 km. The road distance is 1059.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Budapest to Basel, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Basel station. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Basel, Basel central station via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Basel. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Basel SBB via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Basel without a car is to train which takes 11 h 35 min and costs 55 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft.

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  • Distance: 537.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Basel, Switzerland?

Wizz Air, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Budapest to Basel every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Basel via Zürich HB in around 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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 Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bratislava to Basel
Ave. Duration
14 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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