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There are 12 ways to get from Budapest to London by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Budapest to London City  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to London City (LCY) BUD - LCY

$104 - $376

Cheapest option

Fly Budapest to London Luton, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to London Luton (LTN) BUD - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$60 - $221

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Fly Budapest to London Heathrow  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to London Heathrow (LHR) BUD - LHR

$107 - $261

Fly Budapest to London Gatwick  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to London Gatwick (LGW) BUD - LGW

$81 - $276

Fly Budapest to London Stansted  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to London Stansted (STN) BUD - STN

$66 - $196

Train to Vienna, fly to London Heathrow  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to London Heathrow (LHR) VIE - LHR

$152 - $352

Train to Bratislava, fly to London Stansted  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st.
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to London Stansted (STN) BTS - STN

$92 - $270

Train  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$366 - $664

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  29 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to London Victoria Coach Station 1920

$101 - $151

Bus FlixBus  •  30 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 902 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to London 1920

$114 - $204

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  18 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  6. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to London

$518 - $673

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$249 - $361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to London is to fly and train which costs 16 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to London is to fly which costs 22 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The distance between Budapest and London is 1449 km.

The best way to get from Budapest to London without a car is to train which takes 16 h 21 min and costs 100 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Budapest to London, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Budapest to London is to fly which takes 5 h 46 min and costs 29 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft and takes 16 h 21 min, you could also bus, which costs 28 000 Ft - 43 000 Ft and takes 29 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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London is 1 h behind Budapest. It is currently 11:08 AM in Budapest and 10:08 AM in London.

LOT, Swiss, Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Budapest Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 9089+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 905.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and London, England?

LOT, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Budapest to London every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to London via Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 16 h 21 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Budapest to London Luton via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Budapest to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Budapest to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Budapest to London Luton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Budapest to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Budapest to London Stansted via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Budapest to London Stansted via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Bratislava to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Bratislava to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Bratislava to London Stansted via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to London City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to London Gatwick via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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-Nyugati to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurostar
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Budapest Népliget to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to London
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to London
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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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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