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There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Poland by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Warsaw Chopin  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) BUD - WAW

$29 - $163

5 alternative options

Fly to Krakow  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Krakow (KRK) BUD - KRK

$94 - $327

Fly to Poznan  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Poznan (POZ) BUD - POZ

$99 - $354

Train  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Warszawa Centralna Ic

$45 - $70

Bus  •  12h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Warsaw, Warsaw West N910

$52 - $84

Drive  •  8h 36m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Warsaw 556.9 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Poland is to train which costs 13 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Poland is to fly which costs 26 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Poland. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Centrum 05 via Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Warszawa Centralna. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 50m.

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The distance between Budapest and Poland is 511 km. The road distance is 891 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Poland without a car is to train which takes 9h 50m and costs 13 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Budapest to Poland, including transfers.

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

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Budapest to Poland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Poland is to fly which takes 4h 19m and costs 8 000 Ft - 46 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 13 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft and takes 9h 50m, you could also bus, which costs 14 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft and takes 12h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Poland.
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  • Distance: 319.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Poland?

Wizz Air, LOT and Austrian Airlines fly from Budapest to Warsaw every 4 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Warsaw once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 9h 50m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Budapest to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Poznan via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Poznan via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Krakow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Poznan via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Poznan via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Poznan via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
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 Budapest-Nyugati to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Budapest to Poland bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Budapest to Poland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Poland is 891 km. It takes approximately 8h 36m to drive from Budapest to Poland.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Budapest Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Poland. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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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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