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

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Fly Budapest to Warsaw, train  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Warsaw (WAW) BUD - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok

$36 - $178

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Fly Budapest to Kaunas, bus  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Kaunas (KUN) BUD - KUN
  2. Take the bus from Kaunas to Białystok

$92 - $208

Train to Vienna, fly to Warsaw, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Warsaw (WAW) VIE - WAW
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok

$140 - $270

Train  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Warszawa Wschodnia Ec
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok Ic / ...

$55 - $79

Bus  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska P6
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw Lotnisko Chopina Airport to Białystok

$47 - $77

Bus, train  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Warschau Zachodni Busbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Bialystok Regional / ...

$58 - $77

Drive  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Białystok 673 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Białystok is to train which costs 15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft and takes 12 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Białystok is to fly and train which costs 10 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft and takes 7 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Białystok. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út and arriving at Białystok via Metro Wilanowska 16 and Warsaw Lotnisko Chopina Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Białystok. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Bialystok via Warszawa Wschodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 43 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Białystok is 691 km. The road distance is 1076.8 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Białystok without a car is to train which takes 12 h 43 min and costs 15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Budapest to Białystok, including transfers.

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Budapest to Białystok bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út station.

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Budapest to Białystok train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Białystok is to train which takes 12 h 43 min and costs 15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft and takes 17 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Białystok.
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  • Distance: 432.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Białystok, Poland?

You can take a train from Budapest to Białystok via Warszawa Wschodnia in around 12 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Białystok via Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska, Metro Wilanowska 16, Lotnisko Chopina - Odloty 01, and Warsaw Lotnisko Chopina Airport in around 17 h 1 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Budapest to Kaunas via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Kaunas via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Kaunas via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Budapest to Kaunas via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ecolines
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út to Warsaw, Warsaw Metro Wilanowska
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Zak Express
Phone
+48 87 733 14 33
Website
zakexpress.pl
Bus from Warsaw Lotnisko Chopina Airport to Białystok
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
zakexpress.pl
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Warschau Zachodni Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
touring.bg

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Warsaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Budapest to Białystok bus services, operated by Zak Express, arrive at Białystok station.

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Budapest to Białystok train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Bialystok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Białystok is 1077 km. It takes approximately 10 h 55 min to drive from Budapest to Białystok.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Budapest Airport to Warsaw Airport.

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There are 294+ hotels available in Białystok. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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