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There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Munich by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car, plane or subway

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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Train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to München Hbf Gl.5-10 Rj

$130 - $200

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Munich 409.7 miles

$34

6 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Munich, Munich central bus station N91

$35 - $65

Night train  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to München Hbf En

$131 - $201

Drive  •  6h 20m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Munich 409.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Munich, subway  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Munich (MUC) BUD - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$72 - $264

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  8h 2m

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

$171 - $531

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  7h 20m

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

$58 - $189

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Munich is to rideshare which costs 9 354 Ft and takes 8h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Munich is to fly and subway which costs 20 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kelenföld and arriving at München Hbf Gl.5-10. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Budapest and Munich is 562 km. The road distance is 655.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Munich without a car is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs 38 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft.

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The train from Kelenföld to München Hbf Gl.5-10 takes 6h 36m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Budapest to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Munich is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs 38 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 8h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Munich.
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  • Distance: 351 miles
  • Duration: 6h 36m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Munich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $130 - $200 and the journey takes 6h 36m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Munich 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 8h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$15 - $130
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
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 München Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.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 Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$34
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Budapest to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Budapest to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf Gl.5-10 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Munich is 656 km. It takes approximately 6h 20m to drive from Budapest to Munich.

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Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 773+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Budapest and Munich. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29m and costs 350 Ft.

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