There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Lisbon by plane, train, shuttle, night train, bus 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 from Budapest  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Lisbon (LIS) BUD - LIS

50€ - 196€

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Train to Vienna, fly  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Lisbon (LIS) VIE - LIS

46€ - 273€

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Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  9h 37m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Lisbon (LIS) ZAG - LIS

129€ - 432€

Train, night train  •  35h 7m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Rj
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye Tgv
  4. Take the night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia 313

327€ - 453€

Train, bus  •  41h 17m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Zuerich Hb Rj
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Annecy 700
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Lisboa Oriente 251

143€ - 204€

Bus  •  45h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Nice, Nice Airport 1922
  2. Take the bus from Nice Aéroport to Lisboa Oriente 251

136€ - 186€

Night train, bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Zuerich Hb En
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios N1156

284€ - 371€

Bus, train  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Zürich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rheinfelden 36 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Basel to Lisboa Estação do Oriente

182€ - 315€

Drive  •  28h 48m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Lisbon 3090.6 km

390€ - 600€

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Lisbon is to fly which costs 17 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Lisbon is to fly which costs 17 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft and takes 6h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Lisboa Oriente via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Nice Aéroport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Kelenfoeld and arriving at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia via Muenchen Hbf, Gare de l'Est, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 7m.

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The distance between Budapest and Lisbon is 2469 km. The road distance is 3090.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Lisbon without a car is to train and night train which takes 35h 7m and costs 110 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Budapest to Lisbon, including transfers.

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Budapest to Lisbon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Lisbon train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Kelenfoeld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Lisbon is to fly which takes 6h 44m and costs 17 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 47 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 45h 43m.

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  • Distance: 2469.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 44m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Lisbon, Portugal?

TAP Portugal, Ryanair and 13 other airlines fly from Budapest to Lisbon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Lisbon via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Nice Aéroport in around 45h 43m.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 550€
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 550€
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 600€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 550€
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 550€
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
280€ - 650€
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 700€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 310€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 330€
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 310€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 550€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180€ - 240€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Hendaye to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Zürich HB to Rheinfelden
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
40€ - 90€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
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 Zurich to Annecy
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Annecy to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Nice Aéroport to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Zurich to Annecy, Annecy
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Nice, Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Lisbon, Lisbon Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
36h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Annecy
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Budapest to Zürich
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Lisboa Estação do Oriente
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 160€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 50m.

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Budapest to Lisbon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Lisboa Oriente station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Budapest. It is currently 7:48 AM in Budapest and 6:48 AM in Lisbon.

Budapest to Lisbon train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Lisboa - Santa Apolonia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Lisbon is 3091 km. It takes approximately 28h 48m to drive from Budapest to Lisbon.

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TAP Portugal, Wizz Air, Swiss and five other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 7123+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs 350 Ft.

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