There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Budapest by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Budapest (BUD) GVA - BUD

$67 - $220

5 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld Rj

$246 - $411

Bus  •  19 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Budapest 787

$98 - $115

Bus via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér Rj

$98 - $121

Train, night train  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld En

$257 - $432

Drive  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Budapest 783.9 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Budapest is to bus which costs SFr 95 - SFr 120 and takes 19 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 220.

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The distance between Geneva and Budapest is 990 km. The road distance is 1254 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Geneva to Budapest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Szent István Bazilika via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Kelenföld via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Budapest, Hungary?

easyJet, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Geneva to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Budapest via Zürich HB in around 14 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Genève Gare Routiere Place Dorcière to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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