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There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Minsk by train, plane, night train, bus or car

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Train, fly  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Ferihegy
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Minsk (MSQ) BUD - MSQ

$166 - $226

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Bus via Lviv  •  24h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Lviv-1 N3300
  2. Take the bus from Lviv Striyskyi to Minsk Central bus station

$44 - $70

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Train  •  19h 2m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Breclav Ec
  2. Take the train from Breclav to Warszawa Wschodnia Ec
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Brest C Ic
  4. Take the train from Brest C to Minsk Pas

$157 - $224

Night train, train  •  20h 51m

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bohumin En
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Brest C Ic
  3. Take the train from Brest C to Minsk Pas

$93 - $160

Bus  •  26h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Brno - Zvonarka to Minsk Central bus station

$47 - $67

Drive  •  14h 6m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Minsk 1417.4 km

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Minsk is to bus via Lviv which costs 13 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft and takes 24h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Minsk is to train and fly which costs 49 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Minsk station. However, there are services departing from Arany János utca M and arriving at Minsk Central bus station via Budapest Népliget bus station and Lviv Striyskyi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Minsk. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Minsk Pas via Breclav, Warszawa Wschodnia and Brest C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 2m.

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It is 930 km from Budapest to Minsk. It is approximately 1417.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Minsk without a car is to train which takes 19h 2m and costs 46 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Budapest to Minsk, including transfers.

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

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Budapest to Minsk train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Minsk is to train which takes 19h 2m and costs 46 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus via Lviv, which costs 13 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft and takes 24h 7m.

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  • Distance: 930 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Minsk, Belarus?

You can take a train from Budapest to Minsk via Breclav, Warszawa Wschodnia, and Brest C in around 19h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Minsk via Népliget M, Budapest Népliget bus station, and Lviv Striyskyi in around 24h 7m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Minsk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Budapest to Minsk
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Ferihegy
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Breclav
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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 Breclav to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Brest C
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
$12 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $21
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Brest C
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
$12 - $15
Business
$16 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Bohumin to Brest C
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
$30 - $40
Business
$45 - $55
1st Class
$45 - $55
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest C to Minsk Pas
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $24
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
$7 - $13
1st Class (Coupe)
$11 - $24
Bus operators
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 Budapest Népliget bus station to Lviv-1
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Lviv Striyskyi to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Book at
https://ticketbus.by/
Website
http://www.minsktrans.by
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
RegioJet
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Brno - Zvonarka to Minsk Central bus station
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vt.by

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Minsk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Budapest to Minsk bus services, operated by Minsktrans, arrive at Minsk Central bus station.

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Minsk is 1h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 9:17 AM in Budapest and 10:17 AM in Minsk.

Budapest to Minsk train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), arrive at Minsk Pas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Minsk is 1417 km. It takes approximately 14h 6m to drive from Budapest to Minsk.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Budapest Airport to Minsk Airport.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Minsk. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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