There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Dublin by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry 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 from Budapest  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Dublin (DUB) BUD - DUB

$65 - $234

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Train to Bratislava, fly  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st.
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Dublin (DUB) BTS - DUB

$87 - $260

Train to Vienna, fly  •  8 h 19 min

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

$136 - $317

Train, car ferry  •  39 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Paris Est Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ic
  5. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

$380 - $538

Bus, train, car ferry  •  40 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$294 - $439

Train, car ferry via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  40 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ic
  5. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

$374 - $606

Bus FlixBus, bus and ferry  •  44 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 902 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to London
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$152 - $239

Bus, bus and ferry Matei Unitrans  •  47 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Arad
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin

$197 - $246

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$346 - $500

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Dublin is to fly which costs 18 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Dublin is to fly which costs 18 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Dublin via Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 38 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Dublin is 1894 km.

The best way to get from Budapest to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 39 h 41 min and costs 100 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Budapest to Dublin, including transfers.

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Budapest to Dublin bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Budapest station.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Budapest to Dublin bus services, operated by Matei Unitrans, arrive at Dublin station.

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Dublin is 1 h behind Budapest. It is currently 4:46 AM in Budapest and 3:46 AM in Dublin.

Map of how to get from Budapest to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 1183.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Dublin, Ireland?

Ryanair, Aer Lingus and seven other airlines fly from Budapest to Dublin hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Bratislava to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Bratislava to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Bratislava to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Bratislava to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Bratislava to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Bratislava to Dublin via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vienna to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Budapest to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Southend
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Southend
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Train operators
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 Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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 Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Budapest Népliget to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
elines.cz
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 Népliget to London
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to London
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Arad
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$118
Passenger
$42
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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Aer Lingus, KLM, Flybe and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Dublin Airport.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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