There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Edirne 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 Alexandroupolis, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) BUD - AXD
  2. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Kastanee

$74 - $282

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Fly to Sofia, train  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sofia (SOF) BUD - SOF
  2. Take the train from Iskarsko Shose to Svilengrad

$42 - $284

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Fly to Istanbul, train  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Istanbul (IST) BUD - IST
  2. Take the train from Halkalı Station to Edirne Şehir

$73 - $282

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Pazardzhik
  2. Take the bus from Pazardzhik to Kapikule

Bus Eurolines HU  •  20 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Plovdiv 595 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Kapikule

$65 - $98

Train, night train  •  30 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Edirne Bosphor Express

$77 - $106

EuroNight, night train  •  32 h 45 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara de Nord Dacia
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Edirne Bosphor Express

$45 - $66

Drive  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Edirne 679.3 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Edirne is to EuroNight and night train which costs 12 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft and takes 32 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Edirne is to fly and train which costs 20 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 9 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Edirne. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Edirne via Gara Bucureşti Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 19 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Edirne is 878 km. The road distance is 1086.9 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Edirne without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Budapest to Edirne, including transfers.

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Budapest to Edirne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Budapest-Keleti station.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Alexandroupolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Edirne is 2 h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 6:58 AM in Budapest and 7:58 AM in Edirne.

Budapest to Edirne train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Edirne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Edirne is 1087 km. It takes approximately 10 h 40 min to drive from Budapest to Edirne.

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Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air, Ryanair and Sky Express offer flights from Budapest Airport to Alexandroupolis Airport.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Edirne.
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  • Distance: 549.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 45 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Edirne, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Edirne via Népliget M, Budapest Népliget, Pazardzhik, Pazardzhik, and Kapikule in around 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Budapest to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Kastanee
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$9 - $12
First Class
$11 - $15
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Halkalı Station to Edirne Şehir
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Iskarsko Shose to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Edirne
Ave. Duration
13 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $15
Website
bdz.bg
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-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
17 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Pazardzhik
Ave. Duration
12 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
12 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Pazardzhik to Kapikule
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Plovdiv to Kapikule
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Budapest to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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