There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 32 min

  1. BUD - FRA

$87 - $277

Cheapest option

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. BUD - NUE

$68 - $199

5 alternative options

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Rj / ...
  2. Ice

$170 - $282

Train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Rj

$211 - $311

Train, bus  •  15 h 21 min

  1. R / ...
  2. N161

$78 - $131

Bus  •  18 h 43 min

  1. 790 / ...

$71 - $111

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. 603.1 miles

$120 - $190

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

Wizz Air, Lufthansa and three 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 10 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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 Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $130
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
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $140
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
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 Wien to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Déli to Györ
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Györ, Győr to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Frankfurt am Main is 811 km. The road distance is 965 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 19 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft and takes 18 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs 23 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft.

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 10 h 12 min.

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 18 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.