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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Budapest, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Budapest (BUD) FRA - BUD
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zamardi

$87 - $269

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Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N161
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás to Zamárdi Vasúti Megállóhely 1177 / ...

$72 - $120

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Fly to Zagreb, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zagreb (ZAG) FRA - ZAG
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Zamardi

$126 - $369

Train  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld Rj
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zamardi D

$215 - $306

Bus Eurolines HU  •  22 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Budapest Népliget 794
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás to Zamárdi Vasúti Megállóhely 1177 / ...

$92 - $125

Drive  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound 617.7 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound is to bus which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 22 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Zamardi via Kelenföld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Balaton Sound is 774 km. The road distance is 988.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound without a car is to train which takes 12 h 50 min and costs 180€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound is to train which takes 12 h 50 min and costs 180€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 18 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Zamardi station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound.
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  • Distance: 483.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Balaton Sound, Hungary?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound via Kelenföld and Zamardi in around 12 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás, and Zamárdi Vasúti Megállóhely in around 18 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.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 Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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 - $100
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound is 988 km. It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Balaton Sound.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 1824+ hotels available in Balaton Sound. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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