Travel from Budapest to Switzerland

Train, bus or fly from Budapest to Switzerland?

Wizz Air, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Budapest to Basel 4 times a day. Alternatively, German Railways (DB) operates a train from Budapest to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost $180 - $290 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min.

Travel Guides

Heading to Europe? Read this before you buy a Eurail PassWe compare the different Eurail types and help you decide if a Eurail Pass is right for you
Italian Lakes: Getting around by trainRome2rio's tips and tricks to make your journey as smooth as possible
Want to know more about Flixbus?Rome2rio’s guide has all the details

How to get from Budapest to Switzerland

ModeDurationPrice
From Deák Ferenc tér M bus to Budapest airport, fly to Basel airport, then line 50 bus to Basel.4 h 30 min$125
From Deák Ferenc tér M bus to Budapest airport, fly to Zurich airport, then line 16 train to Zürich.4 h 42 min$132
From Deák Ferenc tér M bus to Budapest airport, fly to Geneva airport, then line 10 bus to Geneva.5 h 1 min$95
From Deák Ferenc tér M bus to Budapest airport, fly to Milan Malpensa airport, then bus to Lugano.6 h 8 min$82
From Kelenföld train to Zürich HB then line 15 train to Zürich Stadelhofen.10 h 29 min$271
From Deák Ferenc tér M bus to Budapest, Budapest Népliget, bus to Zurich, walk to Zürich HB, then line 15 train to Zürich Stadelhofen.15 h 4 min$117
From Deák Ferenc tér M bus to Budapest, bus to St. Gallen, train to Zürich HB, then line 15 train to Zürich Stadelhofen.16 h 10 min$162
From Clark Ádám tér line 19 tram to Kelenföld, night train to Zürich HB, then line 15 train to Zürich Stadelhofen.12 h 49 min$286
From Budapest drive to Zürich.9 h 22 min$156

How long does it take to get from Budapest to Switzerland?

It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Budapest to Switzerland, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Budapest and Switzerland?

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 29 min.

Operators from Budapest to Switzerland

OperatorPhoneWebsite
BKK+36 1 3 255 255BKK
Wizz AirWizz Air
easyJeteasyJet
LufthansaLufthansa
BVBBVB
SwissSwiss
Austrian AirlinesAustrian Airlines
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Air FranceAir France
Brussels AirlinesBrussels Airlines
tpgtpg
Air DolomitiAir Dolomiti
Malpensa Express Bus+41 91 858 23 23Malpensa Express Bus
German Railways (DB)+49 0180 6 99 66 33German Railways (DB)
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
Eurolines CH0041 (0) 844 257 224Eurolines CH