There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone by plane, bus, taxi, subway, 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 to Kyiv Zhuliany, bus, taxi  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) BUD - IEV
  2. Take the bus from Kyiv Polissia to Katyuzhanka
  3. Take a taxi from Katyuzhanka to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

$65 - $184

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Fly to Boryspil, subway, bus, taxi  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Boryspil (KBP) BUD - KBP
  2. Take the subway from Kharkivska to Palats sportu
  3. Take the bus from Kyiv Polissia to Katyuzhanka
  4. Take a taxi from Katyuzhanka to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

$89 - $218

Train Ukrainian Railways, taxi  •  29 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  2. Take the train from Kiev to Spartak
  3. Take a taxi from Spartak to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

$84 - $115

Bus, taxi  •  29 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 902
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Kiev, Kiev OB Dachnaja
  3. Take a taxi from Kiev, Kiev OB Dachnaja to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

$91 - $185

Train, taxi via Chop  •  35 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Zahony D / ...
  2. Take the train from Chop to Kiev Pass D
  3. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Nedanchichi
  4. Take a taxi from Nedanchichi to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

$75 - $108

Train, taxi  •  36 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Nedanchichi
  3. Take a taxi from Nedanchichi to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

$114 - $159

Drive  •  18 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone 714.1 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is 898 km. The road distance is 1142.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone without a car is to train and taxi which takes 29 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 3 min to get from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is 1143 km. It takes approximately 18 h 28 min to drive from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

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Wizz Air and LOT offer flights from Budapest Airport to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
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  • Distance: 561.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 3 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, Ukraine?

There is no direct connection from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. However, you can take the bus to Liszt Ferenc Airport 2, take the walk to Budapest airport, fly to Kyiv Zhuliany, take the walk to Kiev-Volinskij, take the Urban Electric Train to Vyshgorodskaya, take the walk to Instytut im. Bakulia, take the line 17 tram to Tarasa Shevchenka Square, take the walk to Kyiv Polissia, take the bus to Katyuzhanka, then take the taxi to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Liszt Ferenc Airport 2, take the walk to Budapest airport, fly to Boryspil, take the walk to Kiev Airport, take the shuttle to Kiev Kharkivska, take the walk to Kharkivska, take the subway to Palats sportu, take the walk to Lva Tolstoho Square, take the subway to Obolon, take the line 17 tram to Tarasa Shevchenka Square, take the walk to Kyiv Polissia, take the bus to Katyuzhanka, then take the taxi to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Kyiv Zhuliany via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Budapest to Boryspil via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Kiev Metro
Phone
(044) 238-58-98
Email
d@metro.kiev.ua
Website
metro.kiev.ua
Subway from Kharkivska to Palats sportu
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.kiev.ua
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Southwestern Railways
Website
swrailway.gov.ua
Train from Kiev to Spartak
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
swrailway.gov.ua
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chop to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$5 - $7
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Kiev Pass to Nedanchichi
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$13 - $18
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kyiv Polissia to Katyuzhanka
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
marshrutka.com.ua
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Kiev, Kiev OB Dachnaja
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Vienna to Kiev Bus Station 5, Dachna
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.ua
Other operators
Taxi from Katyuzhanka to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20

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