There are 11 ways to get from Budapest to Erfurt by train, bus, shuttle, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice

$176 - $287

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Praha, ÚAN Florenc Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Erfurt N69 / ...

$39 - $86

9 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Dresden Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice

$210 - $289

Shuttle, bus  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Praha Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Erfurt

$91 - $206

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Erfurt 551.2 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Nuremberg (NUE) BUD - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$58 - $189

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Frankfurt (FRA) BUD - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$142 - $357

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Leipzig (LEJ) BUD - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$94 - $309

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BUD - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Erfurt Hbf

$76 - $170

Fly to Hannover, train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Hannover (HAJ) BUD - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen
  3. Take the train from Göttingen to Erfurt Hbf

$105 - $295

Fly to Prague, train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Prague (PRG) BUD - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf Goethestraße
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Erfurt Hbf

$143 - $334

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Erfurt, Germany?

You can take a train from Budapest to Erfurt via Wien Hbf and Nürnberg Hbf in around 9 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Erfurt via Praha, ÚAN Florenc and Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc in around 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $130
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $160
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Flights from Budapest to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $150
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $140
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Flights from Budapest to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wien to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$55 - $70
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf Goethestraße
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
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
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Erfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Praha
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Erfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Erfurt is 698 km. The road distance is 882 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Erfurt is to bus which costs 10 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft and takes 13 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Erfurt is to fly and train which takes 6 h 10 min and costs 15 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft.

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Erfurt. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Erfurt Hbf via Wien Hbf and Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Erfurt. However, there are services departing from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér and arriving at Erfurt via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to get from Budapest to Erfurt, including transfers.