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

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Ferry, train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
  2. Take the train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Budapest (BUD) ZRH - BUD

$116 - $311

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Bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Friedrichshafen to Munich, Munich central bus station 006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld N91

$46 - $83

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Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Budapest (BUD) STR - BUD

$109 - $291

Train to Basel, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Basel Bad Bf
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Budapest (BUD) BSL - BUD

$119 - $332

Train, train to Munich, fly  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Budapest (BUD) MUC - BUD

$143 - $364

Train, EuroNight via Salzburg Hbf  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) Wb
  5. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld

$104 - $224

Train, EuroNight  •  12 h 41 min

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

$115 - $186

Ferry, bus  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai 167-Y
  2. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Budapest

$86 - $141

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Budapest 539.2 miles

$110 - $170

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No, there is no direct bus from Friedrichshafen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Friedrichshafen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arriving at Budapest-Kelenföld via Ulm Hbf, München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf and Wien Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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The distance between Friedrichshafen and Budapest is 717 km. The road distance is 862.7 km.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Budapest without a car is to train and EuroNight which takes 11 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Friedrichshafen to Budapest, including transfers.

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Friedrichshafen to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Friedrichshafen station.

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Friedrichshafen to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Friedrichshafen to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 448.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Friedrichshafen to Budapest via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Munich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Munich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Friedrichshafen Stadt to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Bregenz to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1-2
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $9
Business
$16 - $18
Premium
$26 - $35
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 Friedrichshafen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from St. Gallen to Budapest
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
bsb.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Friedrichshafen to Budapest is 863 km. It takes approximately 8 h 11 min to drive from Friedrichshafen to Budapest.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Friedrichshafen to Budapest bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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