There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Moscow by plane, train, bus, shuttle 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 to Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) BUD - SVO

$98 - $278

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Train Ukrainian Railways (UZ)  •  39 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov Wien - Kiev
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Moskva Kievskaja D

$50 - $82

6 alternative options

Fly to Moscow Domodedovo  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) BUD - DME

$118 - $298

Fly to Moscow Vnukovo  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) BUD - VKO

$73 - $268

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  31 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Moskva Belorusskaja R / ...

$135 - $191

Bus  •  36 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Košice 912
  2. Take the bus from Košice to Mukačevo
  3. Take the bus from Mukachevo to Moscow Central Bus Terminal

$94 - $112

Shuttle, bus  •  38 h 4 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Užgorod
  2. Take the bus from Uzhhorod to Svaljava
  3. Take the bus from Svaljava to Moscow Novoyasenevskaya

$109 - $175

Drive  •  22 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Moscow 1145.2 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Moscow. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Moskva Belorusskaja via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 25 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Moscow is 1569 km. The road distance is 1832.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Moscow without a car is to train which takes 31 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Budapest to Moscow, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Moscow is to fly which takes 5 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 31 h 25 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 36 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Moscow is 2 h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 9:09 PM in Budapest and 10:09 PM in Moscow.

Budapest to Moscow train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Moskva Belorusskaja station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Moscow is 1832 km. It takes approximately 22 h 40 min to drive from Budapest to Moscow.

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  • Distance: 980.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Moscow, Russia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Air Baltic and three other airlines fly from Budapest to Moscow hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Moscow via Wien Hbf in around 31 h 25 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Domodedovo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Domodedovo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Domodedovo via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $330
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Domodedovo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Domodedovo via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Domodedovo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Domodedovo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Domodedovo via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Moscow Domodedovo via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
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 Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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 Wien Hbf to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
28 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
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 Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Košice to Mukačevo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Košice AS to Mukachevo bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $9
KarpatExpress
Website
karpatexpres.com
Bus from Mukachevo to Moscow Central Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$71 - $75
Schedules at
karpatexpres.com
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Užgorod
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Uzhhorod to Svaljava
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Karpatlayn
Website
karpatline.ru
Bus from Svaljava to Moscow Novoyasenevskaya
Ave. Duration
28 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
karpatline.ru

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Air Baltic, Finnair, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport.

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