There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Berlin by plane, bus, train, night train, car or shuttle

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BUD - TXL

68€ - 154€

Cheapest option

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BUD - SXF

30€ - 77€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N260 / ...

40€ - 50€

Train  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n.
  3. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf Ec / ...

38€ - 76€

Night train  •  14h 23m

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Berlin Hbf En

80€ - 120€

Drive  •  8h 13m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Berlin 864.2 km

100€ - 150€

Shuttle  •  9h 30m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Praha Eurobusways
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Berlin Eurbusways

100€ - 213€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Berlin is to bus which costs 14 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 11h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Berlin is to fly which costs 23 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 4h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Berlin, Berlin central bus station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11h 5m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Berlin Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 23m.

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The distance between Budapest and Berlin is 688 km. The road distance is 864.2 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Berlin without a car is to bus which takes 11h 5m and costs 14 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Budapest to Berlin, including transfers.

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Budapest to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Budapest to Berlin train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Kelenfoeld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Berlin is to fly which takes 4h 24m and costs 23 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 11h 5m, you could also train, which costs 13 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft and takes 12h 45m.

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  • Distance: 688.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Berlin, Germany?

easyJet, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Budapest to Berlin every 2 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Berlin, Berlin central bus station twice daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 50€ and the journey takes 11h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 460€
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 460€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 160€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 300€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 460€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 360€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 160€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Train operators
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
16€ - 20€
Business
22€ - 27€
1st Class
23€ - 27€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Praha
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
50€ - 130€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Berlin
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Budapest to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Budapest to Berlin train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Berlin is 864 km. It takes approximately 8h 13m to drive from Budapest to Berlin.

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easyJet, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Berlin bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 1629+ hotels available in Berlin. 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 29 min and costs 350 Ft.

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