How to get from Budapest to Lausanne

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Recommended option

Fly Budapest to Geneva, train  •  5 h 47 min

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

$82 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus to Vienna, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Geneva (GVA) VIE - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$81 - $286

6 alternative options

Fly Budapest to Zurich, train  •  7 h 8 min

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

$146 - $371

Fly Budapest to Basel, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Basel (BSL) BUD - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$126 - $361

Train  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...

$241 - $412

Bus  •  19 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Lausanne 787

$91 - $111

Night train, train  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...

$251 - $421

Drive  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Lausanne 748.8 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Lausanne is 946 km. The road distance is 1198 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Lausanne is to bus which costs 24 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft and takes 19 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Lausanne is to fly and train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 22 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft.

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Lausanne via Wien Hbf and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 53 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Lausanne via Budapest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Budapest to Lausanne, including transfers.

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Budapest to Lausanne via Wien Hbf and Zürich HB in around 13 h 53 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Budapest to Lausanne 4 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $110 and the journey takes 18 h. Eurolines HU also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Budapest to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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 Wien Flughafen Schwechat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Budapest to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch

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