There are 9 ways to get from Dortmund to Budapest by plane, train, night train, bus or car

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Fly from Dortmund  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Budapest (BUD) DTM - BUD

$49 - $320

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Budapest (BUD) DUS - BUD

$61 - $216

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Budapest (BUD) CGN - BUD

$92 - $272

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 30 min

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

$137 - $347

Train, EuroNight  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  2. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia

$193 - $279

Bus  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Vienna
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 902 / ...

$83 - $118

Train, bus  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Budapest Népliget 794

$139 - $199

Train, drive  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  3. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest

$226 - $336

Drive  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Budapest 750.6 miles

$150 - $230

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No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Dortmund and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Budapest-Kelenföld via Wien Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 29 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Budapest is 946 km. The road distance is 1200.9 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Budapest without a car is to train and EuroNight which takes 13 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Dortmund to Budapest, including transfers.

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Dortmund to Budapest bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Dortmund station.

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

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Dortmund Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Dortmund to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 591.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

Wizz Air, Eurowings and Lufthansa fly from Dortmund to Budapest once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dortmund to Budapest via Vienna and Vienna, Vienna Erdberg in around 16 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dortmund to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
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 Frankfurt to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Dortmund to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Budapest via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.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 Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dortmund to Vienna
Ave. Duration
12 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
eurolines.de
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $110
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Dortmund to Budapest train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Budapest-Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Budapest is 1201 km. It takes approximately 10 h 39 min to drive from Dortmund to Budapest.

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Wizz Air, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Dortmund Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4266+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Dortmund Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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