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There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Mainz by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Budapest to Frankfurt  •  5 h 3 min

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

$89 - $281

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Bus  •  18 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt 794

$53 - $84

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Fly Budapest to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Stuttgart (STR) BUD - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mainz Hbf

$103 - $287

Train to Vienna, fly to Frankfurt  •  7 h 6 min

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

$129 - $342

Fly Budapest to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6 h 53 min

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

$96 - $298

Train  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Rj

$223 - $317

Bus, train  •  18 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Mannheim 794
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf Ic / ...

$92 - $131

Drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Mainz 622.7 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Mainz is to bus which costs 15 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft and takes 18 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Mainz is to fly which costs 25 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 5 h 3 min.

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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 Népliget and Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Mainz. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Mainz Hbf via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 13 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Mainz is 835 km. The road distance is 996.2 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Mainz without a car is to train which takes 11 h 13 min and costs 60 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Budapest to Mainz, including transfers.

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Budapest to Mainz bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Mainz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Mainz is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs 25 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft and takes 11 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs 15 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft and takes 18 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Mainz.
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  • Distance: 522 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

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

Lufthansa, Wizz Air and seven other airlines fly from Budapest to Mainz hourly. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Mainz 3 times a week. Tickets cost $210 - $300 and the journey takes 10 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Budapest to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Budapest to Cologne Bonn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Budapest to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Budapest to Cologne Bonn via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $140
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $160
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
$50 - $80
Schedules at
elines.cz
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Budapest to Mainz bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Budapest to Mainz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Mainz is 996 km. It takes approximately 9 h 6 min to drive from Budapest to Mainz.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 418+ hotels available in Mainz. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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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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