There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone by plane, subway, bus, taxi, 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 Kiev, subway, bus, taxi  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Kiev (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

$90 - $219

Cheapest option

Fly to Kiev Zhulhany, train, taxi  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) BUD - IEV
  2. Take the train from Kiev-Volinskij to Zahal'tsi
  3. Take a taxi from Zahal'tsi to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

$69 - $189

4 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  23 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Lvov
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Korosten Ic
  3. Take the train from Korosten to Malin
  4. Take a taxi from Malin to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

$69 - $105

Bus, taxi  •  24 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Kiev, Kiev OB Dachnaja N3300
  2. Take a taxi from Kiev, Kiev OB Dachnaja to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

$95 - $146

Bus  •  31 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Kiev 425
  2. Take the bus from Kyiv Polissia to Krasyatychi

$98 - $140

Drive  •  18 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone 714.1 miles

$120 - $190

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

You can take a bus from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone via Népliget M, Budapest Népliget, Kiev, Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Obolon, Tarasa Shevchenka Square, Kyiv Polissia, and Krasyatychi in around 31 h 41 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Kiev Zhulhany
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 Kiev Zhulhany via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
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
Southwestern Railways
Website
swrailway.gov.ua
Train from Kiev-Volinskij to Zahal'tsi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
swrailway.gov.ua
Train from Korosten to Malin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
swrailway.gov.ua
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Lvov
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Korosten
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $6
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$16 - $22
Train from Korosten to Malin
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kyiv Polissia to Katyuzhanka
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
marshrutka.com.ua
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Kiev, Kiev OB Dachnaja
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Kiev Bus Station 5, Dachna
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.ua
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Kiev
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Kyiv Polissia to Krasyatychi
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
Other operators
Taxi from Katyuzhanka to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone?

The distance between Budapest and Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is 898 km. The road distance is 1143 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone?

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is to train and taxi which costs 17 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft and takes 23 h 2 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone?

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is to fly and train and taxi which takes 11 h 50 min and costs 17 000 Ft - 48 000 Ft.

How long does it take to get from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone?

It takes approximately 11 h 57 min to get from Budapest to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, including transfers.