There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Cappadocia by plane, bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Nevsehir  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Nevsehir (NAV) BUD - NAV

$100 - $276

Cheapest option

Bus  •  34 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Göreme

$67 - $111

6 alternative options

Fly to Kayseri, bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Kayseri (ASR) BUD - ASR
  2. Take the bus from Kayseri to Göreme

$100 - $376

Train, bus  •  34 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szeged
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ankara
  5. Take the bus from Ankara to Göreme

$97 - $175

Bus via Ankara  •  34 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ankara
  4. Take the bus from Ankara to Göreme

$90 - $142

Bus Eurolines HU  •  38 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Burgas 595 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Göreme

$109 - $172

Train, night train, bus  •  47 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Videle
  2. Take the night train from Videle to Çerkezköy
  3. Take the bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Göreme

$71 - $106

Drive  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Cappadocia 1287 miles

$260 - $390

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Cappadocia, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air and Aegean Airlines fly from Budapest to Cappadocia 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Cappadocia via Plovdiv, Istanbul Otogari, and Istanbul Otogar in around 34 h 8 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Nevsehir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Nevsehir via Bucharest Otopeni, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Budapest to Nevsehir via Athens, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Kayseri via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Budapest to Kayseri via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Budapest to Kayseri via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Budapest to Kayseri via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Budapest to Kayseri via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Budapest to Kayseri via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szeged
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Videle
Ave. Duration
13 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Kayseri to Göreme
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Göreme
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Göreme
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Budapest to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
14 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Goreme
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Szeged to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Burgas
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Budapest to Burgas
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $200
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Budapest to Cappadocia?

The distance between Budapest and Cappadocia is 1612 km. The road distance is 2059 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Cappadocia?

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Cappadocia is to bus which costs 17 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft and takes 34 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Budapest to Cappadocia?

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Cappadocia is to fly which takes 10 h 12 min and costs 25 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

Is there a direct bus between Budapest and Cappadocia?

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Cappadocia. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Göreme via Plovdiv and Istanbul Otogar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 8 min.

How long does it take to get from Budapest to Cappadocia?

It takes approximately 10 h 12 min to get from Budapest to Cappadocia, including transfers.