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

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Fly  •  1h 30m

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

$75 - $260

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  15h 51m

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

$66 - $111

3 alternative options

Train  •  11h 16m

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

$213 - $300

Bus Eurolines HU  •  19h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Budapest Népliget 794

$86 - $116

Drive  •  9h 1m

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

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to bus which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 19h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to fly which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 1h 30m.

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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 which takes 11h 16m and costs 180€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m 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 1h 30m and costs 65€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 260€ and takes 11h 16m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 15h 51m.

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

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

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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 4520+ hotels available in Budapest Airport (BUD). Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 522.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

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

Lufthansa, Wizz Air and two other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD) every 3 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Budapest Airport (BUD) 3 times a week. Tickets cost $210 - $300 and the journey takes 10h 23m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
10h 23m
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
13h 50m
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
17h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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