There are 7 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.

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Fly 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 - $311

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Bern 787

$81 - $101

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Fly 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

$116 - $321

Fly 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

Train  •  11 h 40 min

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

$207 - $337

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 / ...

$211 - $356

Drive  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Bern 685.9 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Bern is to bus which costs 23 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft and takes 17 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Bern is to fly and train which costs 33 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft and takes 5 h 44 min.

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Bern. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Bern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Bern is 877 km. The road distance is 1097.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Bern without a car is to train which takes 11 h 40 min and costs 55 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft.

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

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Budapest to Bern bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Budapest station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Bern.
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  • Distance: 548 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Bern via Zürich HB in around 11 h 40 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Budapest to Bern 4 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $100 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 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
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
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 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
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
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $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
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
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 Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
$40 - $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
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
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
$80 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Bern
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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