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There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Ulaanbaatar by plane, train, shuttle or car

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Fly from Budapest  •  12h 51m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Ulan Bator (ULN) BUD - ULN

$197 - $609

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Train to Vienna, fly  •  15h 8m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ulan Bator (ULN) VIE - ULN

$349 - $647

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  16h 40m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Ulan Bator (ULN) ZAG - ULN

$552 - $1,058

Train  •  5 days 14h

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Moskva Kievskaja D
  3. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Ulan-Bator

$615 - $994

Drive  •  4 days 15h

  1. Drive from Budapest to Ulan Bator 5014.7 miles

$850 - $1,300

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Ulaanbaatar is to fly which costs 55 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft and takes 12h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Ulaanbaatar is to fly which costs 55 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft and takes 12h 51m.

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The distance between Budapest and Ulaanbaatar is 6190 km. The road distance is 8023.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Ulaanbaatar without a car is to train which takes 5 days 14h and costs 170 000 Ft - 280 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 12h 51m to get from Budapest to Ulaanbaatar, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Ulaanbaatar is to fly which takes 12h 51m and costs 55 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170 000 Ft - 280 000 Ft and takes 5 days 14h.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Ulan Bator Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 50m and has one stopover.

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Ulaanbaatar is 6h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 2:56 AM in Budapest and 8:56 AM in Ulaanbaatar.

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Ulaanbaatar is 8024 km. It takes approximately 4 days 15h to drive from Budapest to Ulaanbaatar.

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Wizz Air, SCAT, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Ulan Bator Airport.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Ulaanbaatar.
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  • Distance: 3869 miles
  • Duration: 12h 51m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Air China and six other airlines fly from Budapest to Ulan Bator 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Ulan Bator via Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station, Kiev Pass, Moskva Kievskaja, Kievskaya, Komsomolskaya, and Moskva Iaroslavskaja in around 5 days 14h.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Budapest to Ulan Bator via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Vienna to Ulan Bator via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Zagreb to Ulan Bator via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
11h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,000
MIAT
Website
miat.com
Flights from Budapest to Ulan Bator via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Ulan Bator via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,000
Flights from Vienna to Ulan Bator via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Vienna to Ulan Bator via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Ulan Bator via Istanbul Ataturk, Manas
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Vienna to Ulan Bator via Istanbul Ataturk, Manas
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Zagreb to Ulan Bator via Istanbul Ataturk, Manas
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Budapest to Ulan Bator via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Vienna to Ulan Bator via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Ulan Bator via Incheon
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,000
Flights from Zagreb to Ulan Bator via Incheon
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,700
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Budapest to Ulan Bator via Astana
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

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
Deutsche Bahn
MÁV-Start
Website
mav-start.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
mav-start.hu
CFR Călători
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cfrcalatori.ro
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
20h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
$45 - $65
2nd class
$65 - $90
1st class
$100 - $150
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
4 days 2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There are 181+ hotels available in Ulaanbaatar. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33m and costs 350 Ft.

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