There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Lake Ohrid by train, plane, shuttle 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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Train to Vienna, fly to Ohrid  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ohrid (OHD) VIE - OHD

$87 - $274

Cheapest option

Fly Budapest to Ohrid  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Ohrid (OHD) BUD - OHD

$36 - $191

6 alternative options

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

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

Train to Vienna, fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  11 h 15 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

$168 - $355

Shuttle, bus  •  15 h 42 min

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

$57 - $77

Train, bus  •  16 h 3 min

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

$131 - $243

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

$233 - $384

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 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Lake Ohrid is to train and fly which costs 23 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 7 h 1 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 42 min and costs 15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Budapest to Lake Ohrid, including transfers.

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

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Wizz Air offers flights from Vienna Airport to Ohrid Airport.

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There are 766+ hotels available in Lake Ohrid. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Lake Ohrid.
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  • Distance: 459.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

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

Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines fly from Budapest to Lake Ohrid 6 times a week.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Flights from Budapest to Ohrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Budapest to Ohrid via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$16 - $120
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $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 - $110
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 Tiranë to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Shuttle from Skopje to Struga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
$28
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
$35
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
$140 - $170
Schedules at
eurobus.mk

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