There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Kavala by plane, bus, train, night train 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  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Kavala (KVA) BUD - KVA

$191 - $341

Cheapest option

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  21 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala Express

$70 - $103

3 alternative options

Bus Siamos Tours  •  19 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala Express

$70 - $86

Train, night train  •  29 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Novi Beograd D
  2. Take the night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Nikiforos

$134 - $229

Drive  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Kavala 685.1 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Kavala is to bus which costs 19 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft and takes 19 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Kavala is to fly which costs 50 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft and takes 6 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Kavala. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Kavala via Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 33 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Kavala is 845 km. The road distance is 1096.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Kavala without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 33 min and costs 19 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Budapest to Kavala, including transfers.

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Budapest to Kavala bus services, operated by Siamos Tours, depart from Budapest station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Kavala is to fly which takes 6 h 24 min and costs 50 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft and takes 19 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Kavala Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Kavala bus services, operated by KTEL Kavalas, arrive at Kavala station.

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Kavala is 1 h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 10:50 AM in Budapest and 11:50 AM in Kavala.

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Kavala is 1096 km. It takes approximately 11 h 52 min to drive from Budapest to Kavala.

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  • Distance: 528.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Kavala, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and four other airlines fly from Budapest to Kavala once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Kavala via Thessaloniki in around 19 h 33 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Kavala via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Kavala via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Budapest to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $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 Budapest-Keleti to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Beograd centar to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
14 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $55
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $55
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Nikiforos
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$14 - $19
First Class
$18 - $23
Bus operators
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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