There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Passau by train, bus, night train, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 42 min

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

$96 - $142

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Rideshare  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Passau 333.5 miles

$29

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Passau N161

$31 - $56

Night train, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the night train from Kelenföld to Wels Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Passau Hbf R / ...

$91 - $145

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Passau 331.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Budapest to Munich, train  •  6 h 35 min

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

$106 - $316

Fly Budapest to Vienna, train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$147 - $372

Fly Budapest to Linz, train  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Linz (LNZ) BUD - LNZ
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Passau Hbf

$132 - $435

Train to Vienna, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Munich (MUC) VIE - MUC
  3. Take the train from Freising to Passau Hbf

$162 - $458

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Passau is to rideshare which costs 7 803 Ft and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Passau is to drive which costs 19 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Passau. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Passau via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 18 min.

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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 5 h 42 min.

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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 5 h 42 min and costs 26 000 Ft - 40 000 Ft.

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

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

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

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Passau via Wien Hbf in around 5 h 42 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Passau twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min.

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 Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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 Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Linz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Kelenföld to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freising to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
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
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wels Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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 Népliget to Passau
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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
6 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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