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There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Gdańsk by plane, train, shuttle, 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 Gdansk  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Gdansk (GDN) BUD - GDN

$50 - $277

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Fly Budapest to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) BUD - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Gdansk Glowny

$39 - $182

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Shuttle to Krakow, fly to Gdansk  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Kraków
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Gdansk (GDN) KRK - GDN

$86 - $198

Train Polish Railways (PKP)  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice Ic
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Gdansk Glowny Eic / ...

$54 - $78

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Gdansk Glowny Eic

$80 - $121

KRAKBUD, bus  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the KRAKBUD from Budapest to Krakow Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Gdańsk, Gdansk P12 / ...

$102 - $172

Bus  •  22 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Lodz Kaliska Bahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Łódź Kaliska Station to Gdansk Kherson

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Gdańsk 681.5 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Gdańsk is to train which costs 15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft and takes 13 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Gdańsk is to fly which costs 14 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Gdańsk. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Gdansk Glowny via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 14 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Gdańsk is 763 km. The road distance is 1090.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Gdańsk without a car is to train which takes 13 h 14 min and costs 15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Budapest to Gdańsk, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Gdańsk is to fly which takes 6 h 45 min and costs 14 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft and takes 13 h 14 min, you could also KRAKBUD and bus, which costs 28 000 Ft - 49 000 Ft and takes 17 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Gdansk Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Gdańsk train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Gdansk Glowny station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Gdańsk.
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  • Distance: 476.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Gdańsk, Poland?

LOT, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Budapest to Gdańsk hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Gdańsk via Katowice in around 13 h 14 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Gdansk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $460
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Krakow to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Flights from Krakow to Gdansk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Gdansk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Gdansk via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Gdansk via Stockholm Skavsta
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Gdansk via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Gdansk via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Gdansk via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Krakow to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Budapest to Gdansk via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $21
Train from Katowice to Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
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-Nyugati to Katowice
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 Gdansk Glowny
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Kraków
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Bus from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Book at
eurobusways.com
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 Kraków, Kraków MDA to Gdańsk, Gdansk
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Kraków dw. aut. to Gdańsk Dworzec PKS
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$20 - $26
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Budapest Orange Ways to Lodz Kaliska Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
touring.bg
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Łódź Kaliska Station to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Gdańsk is 1090 km. It takes approximately 10 h 16 min to drive from Budapest to Gdańsk.

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Ryanair, Norwegian Air Shuttle, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Gdansk Airport.

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There are 3647+ hotels available in Gdańsk. Prices start at $37 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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