There are 7 ways to get from Copenhagen to Budapest 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Copenhagen  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Budapest (BUD) CPH - BUD

$38 - $162

6 alternative options

Train to Malmo, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Budapest (BUD) MMX - BUD

$62 - $240

Train  •  19 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$286 - $416

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc N232
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér RegioJet / ...

$64 - $130

Bus Sindbad  •  31 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from København to Katowice
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget

$89 - $125

Train, night train  •  27 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  2. Take the night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$233 - $321

Drive  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Budapest 1022.1 miles

$230 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Budapest is to fly which costs 240 kr - 1100 kr and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Budapest is to fly which costs 240 kr - 1100 kr and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér via Prague, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 12 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Budapest is 1012 km. The road distance is 1635.3 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 19 h 12 min and costs 1800 kr - 2700 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Copenhagen to Budapest, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Copenhagen to Budapest train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs 240 kr - 1100 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1800 kr - 2700 kr and takes 19 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs 400 kr - 850 kr and takes 21 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 632.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Budapest, Hungary?

Norwegian Air International, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Budapest via Hamburg Hbf in around 19 h 12 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Malmo to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
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 Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$240 - $350
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Bus operators
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 Copenhagen to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Sindbad
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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