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There are 10 ways to get from Budapest to La Sâle by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Geneva (GVA) BUD - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Martigny

SFr 190 - SFr 355

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zurich (ZRH) BUD - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Sion

SFr 472 - SFr 712

Fly to Basel, train  •  9h 13m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Basel (BSL) BUD - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Sion

SFr 418 - SFr 642

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BUD - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Sion

SFr 378 - SFr 578

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  9h 51m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BUD - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig to Sion

SFr 385 - SFr 623

Train  •  14h 58m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Zuerich Hb Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8
  3. Take the train from Visp to Sion 90 / ...

SFr 441 - SFr 577

Bus  •  19h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bern N882
  2. Take the bus from Bern, Neufeld to Riddes 251

SFr 314 - SFr 397

Bus, train  •  21h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to St. Gallen
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen to Lausanne 5 / ...
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Martigny 90 / ...

SFr 252 - SFr 439

Night train, train  •  15h 58m

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Zuerich Hb En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8
  3. Take the train from Visp to Sion 90 / ...

SFr 583 - SFr 774

Drive  •  11h 43m

  1. Drive from Budapest to La Sâle 1211.5 km

SFr 140 - SFr 220

Hungary → Switzerland
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The COVID-19 helpline number in La Sâle is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in La Sâle is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in La Sâle is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to La Sâle is to drive which costs 49 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 11h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to La Sâle is to fly and train which costs 60 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft and takes 8h 10m.

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The distance between Budapest and La Sâle is 903 km. The road distance is 1211.5 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to La Sâle without a car is to train which takes 14h 58m and costs 140 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 8h 10m to get from Budapest to La Sâle, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Budapest to La Sâle is to train which takes 14h 58m and costs 140 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft and takes 19h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to La Sâle is 1211 km. It takes approximately 11h 43m to drive from Budapest to La Sâle.

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easyJet, Austrian Airlines, LOT and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1607+ hotels available in La Sâle. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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  • Distance: 902.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 10m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and La Sâle, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Budapest to La Sâle via Zuerich Hb, Zürich HB, Visp, and Sion in around 14h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to La Sâle via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Bern, Neufeld, and Riddes in around 19h 41m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 480
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 480
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 310
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 470
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 470
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 330
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 400
Flights from Budapest to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 340
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 350 - SFr 600
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 260
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 240 - SFr 550
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 140
Malta Air
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 190
Flights from Budapest to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 170
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 80
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 360
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 320
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Brig to Sion
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St. Gallen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Martigny
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 35
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 15 - SFr 18
1st Class Ticket
SFr 28 - SFr 31
Train from Brig to Sion
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 40
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 18 - SFr 21
1st Class Ticket
SFr 32 - SFr 36
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 27
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Train from Gallarate to Sion
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
1st Class
SFr 80 - SFr 120
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Train from Brig to Sion
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 21 - SFr 29
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 60
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 260
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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 Bern
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Budapest to Bern
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Budapest to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bern, Neufeld to Riddes
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 26
Website
Eurolines FR

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