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There are 11 ways to get from Budapest to Brighton by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Budapest to London Gatwick  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to London Gatwick (LGW) BUD - LGW

$80 - $276

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Fly Budapest to London City, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to London City (LCY) BUD - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$129 - $424

Fly Budapest to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to London Heathrow (LHR) BUD - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$137 - $310

Fly Budapest to London Stansted, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to London Stansted (STN) BUD - STN
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$95 - $245

Fly Budapest to London Luton, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to London Luton (LTN) BUD - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Brighton

$81 - $251

Train to Vienna, fly to London Gatwick  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to London Gatwick (LGW) VIE - LGW

$120 - $327

Train  •  19 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  5. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

$344 - $616

Bus Eurolines CZ, train  •  30 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to London Victoria Coach Station 1920
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$128 - $196

Bus FlixBus, train  •  32 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 902 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to London
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$141 - $249

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  19 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  6. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to Brighton

$524 - $681

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Brighton

$254 - $371

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Brighton is to fly and train which costs 22 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Brighton is to fly which costs 22 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Brighton via Wien Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussel-Zuid/Midi and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 43 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Brighton is 1438 km.

The best way to get from Budapest to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 19 h 43 min and costs 95 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Budapest to Brighton, including transfers.

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Budapest to Brighton train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Brighton is to fly which takes 5 h 49 min and costs 22 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft and takes 19 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Brighton is 1 h behind Budapest. It is currently 2:03 AM in Budapest and 1:03 AM in Brighton.

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  • Distance: 898.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Brighton, England?

easyJet, Ukraine International Airlines and four other airlines fly from Budapest to Brighton every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Brighton via Wien Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International LL in around 19 h 43 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Luton via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Budapest to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Budapest to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Budapest to London Luton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Budapest to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Budapest to London Stansted via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Budapest to London Stansted via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to London City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Budapest Népliget to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
elines.cz
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 Népliget to London
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to London
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Budapest to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Brighton station.

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Ukraine International Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Budapest Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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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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