There are 11 ways to get from Budapest to Caen 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 Budapest to Paris CDG, train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Paris CDG (CDG) BUD - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$115 - $292

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Fly Budapest to Caen  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Caen (CFR) BUD - CFR

$88 - $363

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Fly Budapest to Rennes, train  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rennes (RNS) BUD - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Caen

$140 - $405

Fly Budapest to Paris Orly, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Paris Orly (ORY) BUD - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$121 - $371

Train to Vienna, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Paris CDG (CDG) VIE - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$161 - $365

Fly Budapest to Brussels, train  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Brussels (BRU) BUD - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen

$187 - $422

Train  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$322 - $494

Bus FlixBus  •  25 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Paris, Paris N91
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Caen 722 / ...

$102 - $168

Bus Slovak Lines  •  33 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Le Havre
  2. Take the bus from La Havre to Caen - Gare Routière 39 / ...

$130 - $139

Night train, train  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Take the night train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Caen Ic

$339 - $489

Drive  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Caen 1077.3 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Caen is to bus which costs 35 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft and takes 33 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Caen is to fly which costs 24 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft and takes 7 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Caen. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Caen via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 35 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Caen is 1442 km. The road distance is 1723.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Caen without a car is to train which takes 17 h 52 min and costs 85 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to get from Budapest to Caen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Caen is to fly which takes 7 h 31 min and costs 24 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft and takes 17 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs 28 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft and takes 25 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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  • Distance: 901.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 41 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Caen, France?

Ryanair, Hop! and three other airlines fly from Budapest to Caen 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Caen via Wien Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Le Peletier, Notre-Dame de Lorette, Saint-Lazare, and Paris St Lazare in around 17 h 52 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Budapest to Caen via Bologna, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Budapest to Caen via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Caen via Prague, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Budapest to Caen via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Budapest to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Rennes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
Flights from Budapest to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Budapest to Caen via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Budapest to Caen via Bologna, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Budapest to Caen via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Caen via Prague, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Budapest to Caen via Frankfurt, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Rennes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Budapest to Rennes via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Caen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Rennes to Caen
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Bus operators
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 Kelenföld to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Budapest to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Busverts
Website
busverts.fr
Bus from La Havre to Caen - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
busverts.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Le Havre to Caen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Caen is 1724 km. It takes approximately 15 h 32 min to drive from Budapest to Caen.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Caen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 635+ hotels available in Caen. Prices start at $69 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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