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

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 Brussels, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Brussels (BRU) BUD - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$117 - $366

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Fly Budapest to Charleroi, train  •  8h 48m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Charleroi (CRL) BUD - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$86 - $235

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Fly Budapest to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Paris CDG (CDG) BUD - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville

$127 - $302

Fly Budapest to Beauvais, bus, train  •  10h 13m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Beauvais (BVA) BUD - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Beauvais Airport to Amiens - Gare Routière
  3. Take the train from Amiens to Calais Ville

$87 - $1,544

Fly Budapest to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BUD - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$173 - $415

Train to Vienna, fly to Brussels, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Brussels (BRU) VIE - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$187 - $427

Train  •  16h 11m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Tgv

$353 - $496

Drive, train  •  16h 52m

  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

$333 - $480

Bus, train  •  24h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Lille 1920
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$107 - $171

Bus, Eurotunnel  •  29h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Folkestone Coach Interchange
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun

$276 - $330

Drive  •  14h 6m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Calais 969.4 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Calais is to fly and bus and train which costs 24 000 Ft - 440 000 Ft and takes 10h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Calais is to fly and train which costs 32 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft and takes 7h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Calais. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Calais Ville via Stuttgart Hbf and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 11m.

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The distance between Budapest and Calais is 1302 km. The road distance is 1551.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Calais without a car is to train which takes 16h 11m and costs 95 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7h 53m to get from Budapest to Calais, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Budapest to Calais train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Calais Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Calais is 1551 km. It takes approximately 14h 6m to drive from Budapest to Calais.

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  • Distance: 813.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 53m

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Calais via Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Est, and Paris Nord in around 16h 11m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam Schiphol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Flights from Budapest to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Flights from Budapest to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Budapest to Beauvais via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Budapest to Beauvais via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam Schiphol via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
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 Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Amiens to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
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
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
keolis-oise.com
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 Lille
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Folkestone Coach Interchange
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
elines.cz

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