There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Mainz by plane, bus, train, night train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Budapest to Frankfurt  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Frankfurt (FRA) BUD - FRA

$90 - $281

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N161

$58 - $104

7 alternative options

Bus to Vienna, fly to Frankfurt  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Frankfurt (FRA) VIE - FRA

$84 - $296

Fly Budapest to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) BUD - CGN
  2. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf

$107 - $306

Fly Budapest to Nuremberg, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Nuremberg (NUE) BUD - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$74 - $208

Train  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$188 - $308

Night train, train  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the night train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Mainz Hbf Ice

$191 - $286

Bus Eurolines HU  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt 790 / ...

$78 - $114

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Mainz 622.7 miles

$130 - $190

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Mainz, Germany?

Wizz Air, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Budapest to Mainz hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Mainz via Wien Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 11 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Budapest to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Budapest to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $160
Flights from Budapest to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $130
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $140
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wien to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $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 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
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
$35
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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 CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Budapest to Mainz?

The distance between Budapest and Mainz is 835 km. The road distance is 996 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Mainz?

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Mainz is to bus which costs 20 000 Ft - 30 000 Ft and takes 20 h 2 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Budapest to Mainz?

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Mainz is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 23 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

Is there a direct train between Budapest and Mainz?

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Mainz. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Mainz-Kastel via Wien Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

Is there a direct bus between Budapest and Mainz?

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Mainz. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Mainz via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 47 min.

How long does it take to get from Budapest to Mainz?

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