There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Dublin by plane, train, night train, bus and ferry, bus, car 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  •  5h 57m

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

53€ - 215€

5 alternative options

Train to Vienna, fly  •  8h 22m

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

62€ - 152€

Train, night train, bus and ferry  •  34h 34m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Nj
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

223€ - 515€

Bus, train, car ferry  •  39h 50m

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

228€ - 524€

Night train, bus and ferry  •  47h 34m

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad Night Train
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin

115€ - 158€

Drive, car ferry  •  35h 58m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

260€ - 405€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Dublin is to fly which costs 18 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Dublin is to fly which costs 18 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 5h 57m.

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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 night train and bus and ferry which takes 34h 34m and costs 75 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Budapest to Dublin, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Dublin is 1h behind Budapest. It is currently 7:39 AM in Budapest and 6:39 AM in Dublin.

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

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There are 1034+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at 87€ 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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Map of how to get from Budapest to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 1893.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 57m

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
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 330€
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 330€
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 360€
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 360€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 360€
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 380€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vienna to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 230€
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Budapest to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Flights from Vienna to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 230€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 310€
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 290€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 270€
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
5€ - 7€
1st Class
15€ - 18€
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
5€ - 7€
1st Class
15€ - 18€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
14h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Nightjet
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
Bus operators
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
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to London
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Matei Unitrans
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
65€ - 80€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
40€
Small Car
134€

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