There are 13 ways to get from Budapest to Ghent 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 Brussels, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Brussels (BRU) BUD - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$68 - $245

Cheapest option

Fly Budapest to Charleroi, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Charleroi (CRL) BUD - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$41 - $123

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Fly Budapest to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Amsterdam (AMS) BUD - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort

$119 - $288

Fly Budapest to Eindhoven, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Eindhoven (EIN) BUD - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
  4. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Gent-Dampoort

$67 - $202

Train to Vienna, fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Brussels (BRU) VIE - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$139 - $307

Fly Budapest to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BUD - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters

$134 - $295

Fly Budapest to Rotterdam, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rotterdam (RTM) BUD - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort

$92 - $436

Train via Würzburg Hbf  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  6. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$273 - $414

Train  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  4. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

$264 - $398

Bus FlixBus  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Liège 1920
  2. Take the bus from Liège to Ghent N84

$79 - $146

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  25 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Brno ÚAN Zvonařka 300 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brno Zvonarka to Ghent

$82 - $141

Drive, train  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to München Ost
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Ghent

$245 - $368

Drive  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Ghent 881.9 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 11 000 Ft - 35 000 Ft and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Ghent is to fly and train which costs 19 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft and takes 6 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Ghent via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Liège. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Gent-Sint-Pieters via Wien Hbf, Würzburg Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 28 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Ghent is 1177 km. The road distance is 1411 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 15 h 28 min and costs 75 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Budapest to Ghent, including transfers.

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Budapest to Ghent bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Ghent is to train which takes 15 h 28 min and costs 75 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft and takes 22 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 735.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Ghent, Belgium?

You can take a train from Budapest to Ghent via Wien Hbf, Würzburg Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 15 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Ghent via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Liège in around 22 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Flights from Budapest to Charleroi via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Flights from Budapest to Eindhoven via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Budapest to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Dusseldorf via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Budapest to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Amsterdam via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$75 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Breda
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
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 Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Liège
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Liège to Ghent
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Brno ÚAN Zvonařka
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget aut.áll. to Brno ÚAN Zvonařka
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$12 - $16
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Brno Zvonarka to Ghent
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
elines.cz

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