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There are 13 ways to get from Budapest to Spain 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 Barcelona  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Barcelona (BCN) BUD - BCN

$57 - $199

Cheapest option

Fly Budapest to Madrid  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Madrid (MAD) BUD - MAD

$54 - $236

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Fly Budapest to Valencia  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Valencia (VLC) BUD - VLC

$87 - $225

Fly Budapest to Malaga  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Malaga (AGP) BUD - AGP

$78 - $264

Fly Budapest to Sevilla  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sevilla (SVQ) BUD - SVQ

$87 - $556

Train to Vienna, fly to Barcelona  •  8h 2m

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

$127 - $320

Train to Vienna, fly to Valencia  •  8h 4m

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

$147 - $386

Train  •  25h 28m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Mannheim Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$478 - $640

Bus ALSA  •  26h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Timisoara
  2. Take the bus from Timisoara to Madrid Estacion Sur

$177 - $278

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  44h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Ljubljana 977
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Madrid

$111 - $172

Train, night train  •  36h 43m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Nice Ville R
  3. Take the train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$347 - $563

Drive, train  •  25h 33m

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

$318 - $471

Drive  •  23h 43m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Madrid 1575.3 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Spain is to fly which costs 15 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft and takes 6h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Spain is to fly which costs 16 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft and takes 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Spain. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Cibeles via Timisoara and Intercambiador De Avenida De América. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 43m.

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The distance between Budapest and Spain is 2020 km. The road distance is 2520.5 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Spain without a car is to train which takes 25h 28m and costs 130 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Budapest to Spain, including transfers.

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Budapest to Spain 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 Spain is to fly which takes 5h 46m and costs 16 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft and takes 25h 28m, you could also bus, which costs 49 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 26h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Budapest to Spain bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Spain.
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  • Distance: 1262.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and 10 other airlines fly from Budapest to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Madrid via Mannheim Hbf, Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 25h 28m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $450
Flights from Budapest to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Budapest to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Budapest to Sevilla via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Budapest to Sevilla via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Budapest to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Madrid via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Madrid via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Budapest to Malaga via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Budapest to Malaga via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Budapest to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Budapest to Sevilla via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Budapest to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Budapest to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Valencia via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Budapest to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Budapest to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Budapest to Madrid via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Budapest to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Barcelona via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Valencia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $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
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Night train from Wien Hbf to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
19h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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 Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
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.

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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Spain is 2520 km. It takes approximately 23h 43m to drive from Budapest to Spain.

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Vueling Airlines, Wizz Air, Air France and six other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 346+ hotels available in Spain. Prices start at $51 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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