There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Munich by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to München Hbf Rj

$130 - $200

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Munich 409.7 miles

$35

7 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Munich, Munich central bus station 091 / ...

$36 - $71

Bus Molnar Busz  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to München ZOB

$37

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Munich 409.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Munich  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Munich (MUC) BUD - MUC

$84 - $274

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  5 h 47 min

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

$58 - $184

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Innsbruck (INN) BUD - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf

$191 - $476

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Salzburg (SZG) BUD - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Ost

$171 - $531

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Munich once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $200 and the journey takes 6 h 34 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Munich once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
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
Flights from Budapest to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $500
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $490
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Budapest to Innsbruck via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $130
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $5,000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Orange Ways
Phone
+3670-400-4874
Email
info@orw.hu
Website
orangeways.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
orangeways.com
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Molnar Busz
Phone
+36 309 022 495
Email
info@molnarbusz.hu
Website
molnarbusz.hu
Bus from Budapest to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
molnarbusz.hu
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Munich is 562 km. The road distance is 656 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Munich is to rideshare which costs 9 167 Ft and takes 8 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Munich is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 22 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kelenföld and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Munich. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

The train from Kelenföld to München Hbf takes 6 h 34 min including transfers and departs once daily.