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There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Friedrichshafen by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Ulm Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Ire / ...

$188 - $268

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Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Munich, Munich central bus station N91
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen 006 / ...

$48 - $80

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Bus, ferry  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to St. Gallen
  2. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai 166-Y

$85 - $121

Drive  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Friedrichshafen 539.7 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Budapest to Zurich, train, ferry  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zurich (ZRH) BUD - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
  3. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai

$115 - $310

Fly Budapest to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 34 min

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

$103 - $292

Fly Budapest to Basel, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Basel (BSL) BUD - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

$108 - $318

Fly Budapest to Munich, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Munich (MUC) BUD - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

$146 - $364

Train to Vienna, fly to Altenrhein, ferry  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Altenrhein (ACH) VIE - ACH
  3. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai

$220 - $1,104

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Friedrichshafen is to bus which costs 13 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Friedrichshafen is to fly and train and ferry which costs 32 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft and takes 7 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Friedrichshafen via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Friedrichshafen is 717 km. The road distance is 863.5 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Friedrichshafen without a car is to train which takes 9 h 27 min and costs 50 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to get from Budapest to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.

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Budapest to Friedrichshafen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Budapest to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Friedrichshafen is to train which takes 9 h 27 min and costs 50 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft and takes 12 h.

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  • Distance: 448.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Friedrichshafen via Ulm Hbf in around 9 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 12 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Vienna to Altenrhein
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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 Kelenföld to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Budapest to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Budapest to Friedrichshafen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Friedrichshafen station.

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Budapest to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Friedrichshafen is 864 km. It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to drive from Budapest to Friedrichshafen.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Friedrichshafen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 970+ hotels available in Friedrichshafen. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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