There are 10 ways to get from Budapest to Portugal by plane, train, bus, night train 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 Porto  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Porto (OPO) BUD - OPO

$73 - $185

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Fly Budapest to Lisbon  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Lisbon (LIS) BUD - LIS

$89 - $294

Train to Vienna, fly to Lisbon  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Lisbon (LIS) VIE - LIS

$145 - $357

Train, bus via Castelo Branco  •  34 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  5. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Castelo Branco
  6. Take the train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$509 - $690

Train, bus  •  34 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  5. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisboa - 7 Rios

$440 - $558

Bus ALSA  •  38 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Timisoara
  2. Take the bus from Timisoara to Badajoz
  3. Take the bus from Badajoz to Lisboa

$221 - $347

Night train, bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the night train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Lisboa Oriente

$341 - $491

Bus Eurolines IT  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Venice, Venice Mestre N536 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mestre - Viale Stazione to Lisboa - Gare do Oriente

$191 - $276

Drive, train  •  30 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Wörgl Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Landeck-Zams Rj
  3. Drive from Landeck-Zams to Lisbon

$427 - $637

Drive  •  28 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Lisbon 1930.6 miles

$430 - $650

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Portugal is to fly which costs 20 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Portugal is to fly which costs 20 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 6 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Rua Da Palma via Timisoara, Badajoz and Estação Oriente. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 24 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Portugal is 2302 km. The road distance is 3089 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Portugal without a car is to train and bus which takes 34 h 29 min and costs 140 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Budapest to Portugal, including transfers.

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Budapest to Portugal bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Budapest station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Portugal is to fly which takes 6 h 39 min and costs 20 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft and takes 38 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 35 min.

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Budapest to Portugal bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Lisboa station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Portugal.
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  • Distance: 1438.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Portugal?

Wizz Air, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Budapest to Matosinhos hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Lisbon via Timisoara, Badajoz, Lisboa, and Estação Oriente in around 38 h 24 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Budapest to Porto via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Porto via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Vienna to Lisbon via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
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
Train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
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 Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $220
1st Class
$250 - $370
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Castelo Branco to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisboa - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Timisoara to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Badajoz to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
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 Badajoz to Lisbon, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Gare do Oriente
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Lisboa Oriente
Ave. Duration
36 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Book at
eurolines.ch

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