There are 4 ways to get from Dublin to Budapest by plane, bus and ferry, train or bus

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Fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Budapest (BUD) DUB - BUD

$71 - $235

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry, train, bus  •  35 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Budapest, Budapest Népliget

$198 - $418

Bus and ferry, bus FlixBus  •  41 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 1920

$131 - $207

Bus and ferry, bus Eurolines CZ  •  43 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bratislava
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér

$117 - $165

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via London and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 51 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Budapest is 1894 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Budapest without a car is to bus and ferry and train and bus which takes 35 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Dublin to Budapest, including transfers.

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Dublin to Budapest bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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

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Budapest is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 1:13 PM in Dublin and 2:13 PM in Budapest.

Aer Lingus, British Airways, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Dublin 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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Map of how to get from Dublin to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 1183.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Budapest, Hungary?

Aer Lingus, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Dublin to Budapest hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Lille to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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