There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD) by plane, train, night train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Budapest (BUD) FRA - BUD

$75 - $260

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Bus  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N161 / ...

$69 - $115

3 alternative options

Train, EuroNight  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  2. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia

$140 - $203

Train, EuroNight via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  2. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia

$143 - $215

Drive  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD) 625.4 miles

$130 - $190

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Budapest Airport (BUD) is 835 km. The road distance is 1000.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD) without a car is to train and EuroNight which takes 11 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Budapest (BUD), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to fly which takes 1 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD) is 1001 km. It takes approximately 9 h 1 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD).

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Wizz Air, Eurowings, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4179+ hotels available in Budapest Airport (BUD). Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 522.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Budapest Airport (BUD), Hungary?

Wizz Air, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD) hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD) twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $95 and the journey takes 13 h 50 min. Eurolines HU also services this route once a week.

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 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
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
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
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
$65 - $95
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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