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

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Fly Budapest to Copenhagen  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Copenhagen (CPH) BUD - CPH

$37 - $161

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Fly Budapest to Malmo, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Malmo (MMX) BUD - MMX
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H

$61 - $239

Train to Vienna, fly to Copenhagen  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Copenhagen (CPH) VIE - CPH

$138 - $292

Train  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ice
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$292 - $430

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Copenhagen N232

$63 - $125

Bus Sindbad  •  29 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Katowice Zob
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to København

$81 - $116

Night train, train  •  24 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Praha hlavní nádraží
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ec
  3. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade

$178 - $276

Drive  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Copenhagen 1022.7 miles

$230 - $340

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér and arriving at Copenhagen via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade via Praha hl.n. and Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 17 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Copenhagen is 1012 km. The road distance is 1636.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 18 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Budapest to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Budapest to Copenhagen bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér station.

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Budapest to Copenhagen train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Keleti station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 21 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Budapest to Copenhagen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Copenhagen station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 632.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Copenhagen, Denmark?

Norwegian Air International, Ryanair and nine other airlines fly from Budapest to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Copenhagen via Wien Hbf, Hamburg Dammtor, Dammtor, and Hamburg Hbf in around 18 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Malmo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
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
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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 Wien Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Katowice Zob
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
touring.bg
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Budapest to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Copenhagen is 1636 km. It takes approximately 15 h 4 min to drive from Budapest to Copenhagen.

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Ryanair, easyJet, CSA and six other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 630+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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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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