There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Budapest by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 51 min

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

$32 - $152

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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 - $415

Train via Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz)  •  19 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz)
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$304 - $431

Bus  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 260 / ...

$74 - $125

Train, bus, night train  •  26 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  2. Take the bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Brno Uan Zvonarka
  3. Take the night train from Brno hlavní nádraží to Budapest-Nyugati

$123 - $184

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 200 kr - 1000 kr and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs 200 kr - 1000 kr.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Budapest is 1012 km. The road distance is 1635 km.

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

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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, Budapest Kelenföld via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 50 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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What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Budapest, Hungary?

Norwegian Air International, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Budapest every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Budapest via Hamburg Hbf in around 19 h 12 min.

Airlines
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 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
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
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
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
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz)
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Deutsche Bahn
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
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Brno hlavní nádraží to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Malmö Norra Vallgatan to Brno Uan Zvonarka
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
Swebus

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