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There are 11 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Budapest by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Budapest (BUD) DUS - BUD

$53 - $190

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Train to Dortmund, fly  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Budapest (BUD) DTM - BUD

$53 - $330

9 alternative options

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Budapest (BUD) CGN - BUD

$67 - $240

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Budapest (BUD) FRA - BUD

$123 - $327

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Budapest (BUD) EIN - BUD

$54 - $181

Train to Brussels, fly  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Budapest (BUD) BRU - BUD

$140 - $342

Train  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld Rj

$256 - $365

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N161

$71 - $115

Bus Eurolines HU  •  22 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str. to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Budapest Népliget 794

$84 - $112

Train, drive  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  3. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest

$206 - $320

Drive  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Budapest 739.5 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Budapest is to bus which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 22 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Budapest is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Kelenföld via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Budapest is 978 km. The road distance is 1183.2 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 12 h 45 min and costs 220€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Düsseldorf to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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Düsseldorf to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs 45€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 320€ and takes 12 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 18 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 611.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Budapest, Hungary?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Düsseldorf to Budapest via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Dortmund to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Eindhoven to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Budapest via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
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 Düsseldorf to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str. to Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Str. Area B
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Frankfurt to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Düsseldorf to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Düsseldorf to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Budapest is 1183 km. It takes approximately 10 h 41 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Budapest.

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Eurowings, CSA, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4446+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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