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

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Train  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Kelenföld Rj

$188 - $269

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Bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Friedrichshafen to Munich, Munich central bus station 001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld N91

$46 - $78

7 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  16 h 3 min

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

$85 - $140

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Budapest 539.2 miles

$110 - $170

Ferry, train to Zurich, fly to Budapest  •  6 h 36 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

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Budapest  •  7 h 11 min

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

$108 - $290

Train to Basel, fly to Budapest  •  6 h 59 min

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

$119 - $331

Train, train to Munich, fly to Budapest  •  8 h 26 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

$130 - $351

Ferry to Altenrhein, fly to Vienna, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
  2. Fly from Altenrhein (ACH) to Vienna (VIE) ACH - VIE
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld

$220 - $1,108

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The cheapest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Budapest is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Budapest is to ferry and train and fly which costs 100€ - 270€ and takes 6 h 36 min.

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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 Kelenföld via Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 19 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 which takes 10 h 19 min and costs 160€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 19 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 best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Budapest is to train which takes 10 h 19 min and costs 160€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 448.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Friedrichshafen to Budapest via Ulm Hbf in around 10 h 19 min. Alternatively, 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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Munich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Munich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
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 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 Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Website
bahn.de
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 Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Hourly
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 - $60
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 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de

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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 Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Kelenföld station.

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

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