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

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Train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Passau Hbf Ice

$90 - $141

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Rideshare  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Passau 333.5 miles

$28

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 902 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Passau N161 / ...

$30 - $49

Night train, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Linz Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf R / ...

$93 - $149

Drive  •  4h 54m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Passau 331.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Munich, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Munich (MUC) BUD - MUC
  2. Take the train from Freising to Passau Hbf

$106 - $316

Fly to Vienna, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Passau Hbf

$142 - $372

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  8h 31m

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

$159 - $530

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Passau is to rideshare which costs 7 795 Ft and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Passau is to drive which costs 19 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft and takes 4h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Passau. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Passau via Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Passau. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Passau Hbf via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Budapest and Passau is 434 km. The road distance is 531 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Passau without a car is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs 25 000 Ft - 40 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Budapest to Passau, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Passau is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs 25 000 Ft - 40 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 7h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Passau.
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  • Distance: 271 miles
  • Duration: 5h 42m

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Passau via Wien Hbf in around 5h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Passau via Vienna, Vienna Erdberg in around 7h 30m.

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
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 Vienna
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $300
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
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freising to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wels Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Wels
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Wels, Hbf
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
regiojet.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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Passau
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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 Passau
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
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 Passau bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Passau station.

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Budapest to Passau train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Passau Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Passau is 531 km. It takes approximately 4h 54m to drive from Budapest to Passau.

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

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Book your Budapest to Passau bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 262+ hotels available in Passau. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Budapest and Passau. 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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