There are 12 ways to get from Budapest to Scotland by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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 Edinburgh  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Edinburgh (EDI) BUD - EDI

$80 - $248

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Fly Budapest to Glasgow  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Glasgow (GLA) BUD - GLA

$64 - $235

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Fly Budapest to Aberdeen  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BUD - ABZ

$96 - $386

Fly Budapest to Inverness  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Inverness (INV) BUD - INV

$136 - $416

Train to Vienna, fly to Edinburgh  •  8 h 12 min

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

$125 - $299

Fly Budapest to Newcastle, train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Newcastle (NCL) BUD - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$129 - $391

Train  •  24 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  6. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$655 - $1,091

Bus Eurolines CZ, train  •  35 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to London Victoria Coach Station 1920
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$333 - $515

Bus  •  39 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to London Victoria Coach Station 1920
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...

$131 - $236

Bus SAD Presov, A.S, train  •  44 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station 976
  2. Take the bus from Ružomberok to Bradford
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Glasgow Central

$247 - $360

Drive, carferry  •  32 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to IJmuiden
  2. Take the carferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  3. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Glasgow

$273 - $553

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  6. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to Glasgow

$605 - $802

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Glasgow via Budapest Népliget and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Glasgow Central via Wien Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris Nord Eurostar and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 27 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Scotland is 1873 km.

The best way to get from Budapest to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 24 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Budapest to Scotland, including transfers.

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Budapest to Scotland bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, depart from Budapest Népliget station.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Scotland is to fly which takes 6 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 24 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 39 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Budapest to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 1170.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Scotland?

Ryanair, Jet2.com and eight other airlines fly from Budapest to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Glasgow via Wien Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 24 h 27 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Aberdeen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Budapest to Newcastle via Basel, Bristol
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Budapest to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Budapest to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Budapest to Newcastle via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Newcastle via Frankfurt, Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Budapest to Aberdeen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Budapest to Newcastle via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Edinburgh via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,100 - $4,400
Flights from Budapest to Glasgow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $4,400
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Budapest to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Budapest to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Budapest to Edinburgh via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Edinburgh via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Budapest to Aberdeen via Southend, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
Flights from Budapest to Newcastle via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Budapest to Aberdeen via Riga
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Budapest to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Edinburgh via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Leeds to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Budapest Népliget to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
elines.cz
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 Népliget to London
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Ružomberok to Bradford
Ave. Duration
31 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$40
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$62
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $160

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Scotland is 1 h behind Budapest. It is currently 1:19 AM in Budapest and 12:19 AM in Scotland.

Budapest to Scotland train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Jet2.com, Air France, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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