There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Paris by plane, train, bus 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 Budapest to Paris CDG  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Paris CDG (CDG) BUD - CDG

66€ - 211€

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Fly Budapest to Paris Orly  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Paris Orly (ORY) BUD - ORY

52€ - 154€

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Train to Vienna, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Paris CDG (CDG) VIE - CDG

65€ - 238€

Train  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv / ...

137€ - 205€

Train via Mannheim  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Mannheim Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...

134€ - 193€

Bus  •  21h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N91

65€ - 85€

Drive  •  13h 20m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Paris Gallieni 1485.6 km

170€ - 260€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Paris is to bus which costs 23 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft and takes 21h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Paris is to fly which costs 22 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 5h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday and Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 21h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Paris. However, there are services departing from Kelenfoeld and arriving at Paris l'Est via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 40m.

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The distance between Budapest and Paris is 1244 km. The road distance is 1485.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Paris without a car is to train which takes 13h 40m and costs 47 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Budapest to Paris, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Paris is to fly which takes 5h 33m and costs 22 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 47 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 13h 40m, you could also bus, which costs 23 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft and takes 21h 10m.

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  • Distance: 1244 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Paris, France?

Air France, easyJet and seven other airlines fly from Budapest to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Paris via Stuttgart Hbf in around 13h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 370€
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 370€
Flights from Budapest to Paris Orly via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
Flights from Budapest to Paris Orly via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 500€
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 500€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 440€
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 600€
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Flights from Budapest to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 280€
Flights from Budapest to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 280€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 440€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 490€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Budapest to Paris Orly via Algiers
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
320€ - 460€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Budapest to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
260€ - 800€
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
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 Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 95€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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, Budapest Kelenföld to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Budapest to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Budapest to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Paris is 1486 km. It takes approximately 13h 20m to drive from Budapest to Paris.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Paris train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Budapest to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 6627+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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