There are 12 ways to get from Budapest to Calais by plane, train, bus, car 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 Brussels, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. BUD - BRU

$108 - $338

Cheapest option

Fly Budapest to Charleroi, bus, train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. BUD - CRL

$86 - $204

10 alternative options

Fly Budapest to Paris CDG, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. BUD - CDG

$123 - $303

Bus to Vienna, fly to Brussels, train  •  10 h 42 min

  1. VIE - BRU

$132 - $353

Fly Budapest to Amsterdam, train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. BUD - AMS

$173 - $383

Fly Budapest to Beauvais, bus, train  •  11 h 1 min

  1. BUD - BVA

$87 - $1,547

Fly Budapest to Rotterdam, train  •  10 h 6 min

  1. BUD - RTM

$146 - $531

Train  •  17 h 33 min

  1. D / ...
  2. Ice
  3. Ice
  4. Est / ...
  5. Tgv / ...

$283 - $465

Bus  •  26 h 25 min

  1. 792

$153

Bus, Eurotunnel  •  29 h 1 min

$281 - $331

Drive, train  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Ice

$252 - $377

Drive  •  14 h 6 min

  1. 969.4 miles

$200 - $300

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Calais via Wien Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Bruxelles Midi, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Lille Europe Eurostar, Lille Europe, and Calais-Fréthun in around 17 h 33 min. Alternatively, Eurolines HU operates a bus from Budapest to Calais twice a week. Tickets cost $152 and the journey takes 25 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
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 Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
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
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 Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Flights from Budapest to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Flights from Budapest to Charleroi via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Flights from Budapest to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
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
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 Amsterdam via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
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 Budapest to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Budapest to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$69 - $70
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$66 - $69
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Amiens to Boulogne Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Boulogne Ville to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $12
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 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wien to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$177
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Brussels City Shuttle
Phone
+352 50 55 62 1
Website
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Bus from Charleroi Airport to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
brussels-city-shuttle.com
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 - $22
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
$34
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Coquelles
Ave. Duration
25 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$152
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
Keolis Oise
Phone
+33 3 44 53 93 60
Email
oise@keolis.com
Website
keolis-oise.com
Bus from Beauvais Airport to Amiens - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
keolis-oise.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Folkestone Coach Interchange
Ave. Duration
26 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Calais is 1302 km. The road distance is 1551 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Calais is to fly and bus and train which costs 23 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 9 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Calais is to fly and train which takes 8 h 16 min and costs 33 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft.

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Calais. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Calais Ville via Wien Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Lille Europe and Calais-Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to get from Budapest to Calais, including transfers.