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There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus 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 Budapest to Frankfurt  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Frankfurt (FRA) BUD - FRA

$87 - $277

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  16h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt 794

$51 - $81

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Fly Budapest to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 27m

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

$103 - $292

Fly Budapest to Nuremberg, train  •  6h 36m

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

$63 - $194

Train to Vienna, fly to Frankfurt  •  6h 46m

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

$127 - $338

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$170 - $251

Train  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Rj

$211 - $311

Bus Karat-S  •  18h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Nepliget to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station Varna - Dortmund / ...

$66 - $96

Drive  •  8h 51m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main 603.1 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 14 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft and takes 16h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 24 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Frankfurt via Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 47m.

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The distance between Budapest and Frankfurt am Main is 811 km. The road distance is 964.9 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 9h 47m and costs 47 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Budapest to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs 24 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 47 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 9h 47m, you could also bus, which costs 14 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft and takes 16h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 507.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, Wizz Air and seven other airlines fly from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main via Wien Hbf in around 9h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $160
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$15 - $130
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $140
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $310
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 Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Budapest Nepliget to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Karat-S

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Budapest to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Budapest to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Frankfurt am Main is 965 km. It takes approximately 8h 51m to drive from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main.

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Wizz Air, Ryanair, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 678+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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

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