There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Bern 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 Budapest to Basel, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Basel (BSL) BUD - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$99 - $316

Cheapest option

Fly Budapest to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BUD - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Bern

$73 - $242

7 alternative options

Fly Budapest to Zurich, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zurich (ZRH) BUD - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$121 - $321

Fly Budapest to Geneva, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Geneva (GVA) BUD - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$106 - $296

Bus to Vienna, fly to Berne  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Berne (BRN) VIE - BRN

$169 - $1,156

Train  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$223 - $361

Bus  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Bern 787

$86 - $111

Night train, train  •  14 h

  1. Take the night train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$221 - $376

Drive  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Bern 685.9 miles

$140 - $210

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Bern via Wien Hbf and Zürich HB in around 12 h 31 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Budapest to Bern 4 times a week. Tickets cost $85 - $110 and the journey takes 16 h 45 min. Eurolines HU also services this route twice a week.

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 Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
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
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $170
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
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Vienna to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Bern
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$35 - $95
First
$85 - $150
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Bern
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget aut.áll. to Wien Flughafen Schwechat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Budapest to Bern
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Budapest to Bern?

The distance between Budapest and Bern is 877 km. The road distance is 1097 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Bern?

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Bern is to bus which costs 21 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft and takes 17 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Budapest to Bern?

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Bern is to fly and train which takes 5 h 44 min and costs 30 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft.

Is there a direct train between Budapest and Bern?

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Bern. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Bern via Wien Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 31 min.

Is there a direct bus between Budapest and Bern?

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Bern. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Bern via Budapest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 58 min.

How long does it take to get from Budapest to Bern?

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