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There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Lake Ohrid by plane, shuttle, train or bus

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 Pristina, shuttle  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Pristina (PRN) BUD - PRN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Priština to Struga

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus  •  15 h 48 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Novi Sad Door to door Shuttle
  2. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Ohrid

$56 - $76

6 alternative options

Fly Budapest to Skopje, shuttle  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Skopje (SKP) BUD - SKP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Skopje to Struga

Fly Budapest to Tirana, shuttle  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Tirana (TIA) BUD - TIA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Tiranë to Ohrid

$87 - $492

Train to Vienna, fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Tirana (TIA) VIE - TIA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Tiranë to Ohrid

$167 - $353

Fly Budapest to Thessaloniki, bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BUD - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Pogradec

$114 - $439

Train, bus  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna to Struga

$130 - $241

Train, bus via Beograd  •  24 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Beograd D
  2. Take the train from Belgrade to Skopje 335
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Kichevo
  4. Take the bus from Kichevo to Struga

$222 - $363

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Lake Ohrid is to shuttle and bus which costs 15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft and takes 15 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Lake Ohrid is to fly and shuttle which costs 24 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft and takes 8 h 41 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Lake Ohrid is 735 km.

The best way to get from Budapest to Lake Ohrid without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 15 h 48 min and costs 15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to get from Budapest to Lake Ohrid, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Pristina Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Pristina Airport.

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There are 693+ hotels available in Lake Ohrid. Prices start at $23 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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Map of how to get from Budapest to Lake Ohrid.
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  • Distance: 459.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 50 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Lake Ohrid, Macedonia?

There is no direct connection from Budapest to Lake Ohrid. However, you can take the bus to Liszt Ferenc Airport 2, take the walk to Budapest airport, fly to Pristina, take the drive to Priština, take the shuttle to Struga, then take the travel to Lake Ohrid. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Liszt Ferenc Airport 2, take the walk to Budapest airport, fly to Skopje, take the walk to Skopje Airport, take the shuttle to Skopje, take the shuttle to Struga, then take the travel to Lake Ohrid.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $160
Flights from Budapest to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$16 - $120
Flights from Budapest to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Flights from Budapest to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Tirana via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Beograd
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Skopje
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Kichevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $27
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Priština to Struga
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Shuttle from Skopje to Struga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Shuttle from Tiranë to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Pogradec
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Budapest to Novi Sad
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Novi Sad to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Transprodukt-Bus Prevoz
Phone
+381 11 7614 715
Email
office@transprodukt.rs
Website
transprodukt.rs
Bus from Novi Sad to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
transprodukt.rs
Euro Bus MK
Website
eurobus.mk
Bus from Vienna to Struga
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk
Bus from Kichevo to Struga
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Schedules at
eurobus.mk

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