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There are 7 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 to Copenhagen  •  4 h 46 min

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

$37 - $161

6 alternative options

Fly to Malmo, train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$63 - $237

Train  •  19 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$288 - $411

Bus Comati PSG  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Copenhagen Central Bus Station Bucuresti - Stockholm / ...

Train, night train  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ec
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade

$287 - $424

Bus Sindbad  •  26 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Katowice, Katowice bus station N910
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to København

$76 - $121

Drive  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Copenhagen 1022.7 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Copenhagen is to fly which costs 10 000 Ft - 46 000 Ft and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Copenhagen is to fly which costs 10 000 Ft - 46 000 Ft and takes 4 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Copenhagen station. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop and arriving at Copenhagen Central Bus Station via Prague Florenc Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at København H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 33 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 19 h 33 min and costs 80 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 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, Somogyi utca MHD stop station.

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Budapest to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs 10 000 Ft - 46 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft and takes 19 h 33 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 632.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

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

Norwegian Air International, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Budapest to Copenhagen every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Copenhagen via Hamburg Hbf in around 19 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Copenhagen via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Malmo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Budapest to Malmo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Triangeln station to København H
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Triangeln St. to København H
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
dsb.dk
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 Budapest-Nyugati to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $340
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
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
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
regiojet.com
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Copenhagen Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Comati PSG
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sindbad

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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 Comati PSG, arrive at Copenhagen Central Bus Station.

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Budapest to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at København H 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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Norwegian Air International, Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 638+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs 350 Ft.

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