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There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD) by bus, plane, train, night train, bus and ferry, car, car ferry or car train

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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Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Budapest (BUD) EDI - BUD

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Fly from Glasgow  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Budapest (BUD) GLA - BUD

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Budapest (BUD) MAN - BUD

Train, train to Newcastle, fly  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Budapest (BUD) NCL - BUD

Train, night train, bus via Amsterdam  •  30h 20m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Amstetten Noe Nj
  4. Take the train from Amstetten Noe to Flughafen Wien Rj
  5. Take the bus from Vienna International Airport to Budapest Airport 902 / ...

Bus, bus and ferry  •  41h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Wien
  3. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Budapest Airport 902 / ...

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  47h 2m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Arad
  3. Take the bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2

Train, bus  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
  3. Take the bus from Bradford to Žilina
  4. Take the bus from Žilina bus station to Budapest Népliget bus station

Train, night train, bus  •  28h 52m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amstetten Noe Nj
  4. Take the train from Amstetten Noe to Flughafen Wien Rj
  5. Take the bus from Vienna International Airport to Budapest Airport 902 / ...

Drive, car ferry  •  31h 27m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam IJmuiden
  3. Drive from Amsterdam IJmuiden to Budapest Airport (BUD)

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  22h 12m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Budapest Airport (BUD)

Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD) by train, subway, night train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Budapest Airport (BUD) is around 33h 12m and covers a distance of around 2691 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 5m. The fastest journey normally takes 33h 12m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD) service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Budapest Airport. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
26h 7m
Layover time:
7h 5m
Total time:
33h 12m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
33h 12m
Journey distance:
2691 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
156 947 Ft
Carbon emissions:
159 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:33
Last service departs at:
05:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD) train, subway, night train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to bus and fly which costs £17 - £110 and takes 5h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to bus and fly which costs £17 - £110 and takes 5h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD). However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Budapest Airport via London and Vienna Erdberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 7m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Budapest Airport (BUD) is 1861 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD) without a car is to train and night train and bus via Amsterdam which takes 30h 20m and costs £370 - £1,000.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD), including transfers.

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Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest Airport station.

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Budapest Airport (BUD) is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 1:29 AM in Glasgow and 2:29 AM in Budapest Airport (BUD).

Map of how to get from Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD).
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  • Distance: 1860.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 42m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Budapest Airport (BUD), Hungary?

KLM, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Glasgow to Budapest Airport (BUD) every 3 hours.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
36 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Glasgow to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
41 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
36 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Newcastle to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 40 000 Ft
Flights from Edinburgh to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 40 000 Ft
Flights from Edinburgh to Budapest via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 40 000 Ft
Flights from Glasgow to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 46 000 Ft
Flights from Manchester to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 600 Ft - 40 000 Ft
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 600 Ft - 40 000 Ft
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
3 600 Ft - 40 000 Ft
Flights from Newcastle to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Flights from Edinburgh to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Flights from Glasgow to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
40 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Flights from Glasgow to Budapest via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
41 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
32 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
32 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
Flights from Newcastle to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
28 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Budapest via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft
Flights from Glasgow to Budapest via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Flights from Manchester to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
24 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
34 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Flights from Newcastle to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
3 500 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
28 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
26 000 Ft - 35 000 Ft
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
65 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
60 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
160 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
30 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
75 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
8 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Off-Peak Day Single
16 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft
Anytime Day Single
21 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9 500 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
4 700 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Off-Peak Day Single
7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Anytime Day Single
9 500 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
6 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Off-Peak Day Single
12 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Anytime Day Single
16 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Off-Peak Day Single
20 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft
Anytime Day Single
27 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23 000 Ft - 36 000 Ft
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
9 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Off-Peak Day Single
18 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft
Anytime Day Single
23 000 Ft - 36 000 Ft
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
10 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Anytime Day 1st Class
12 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft
Train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
8 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Anytime Day 1st Class
10 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4 300 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
4 300 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
9 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
6 500 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Anytime Day Single
27 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
43 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
49 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
110 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Standard
49 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Standard Premier
65 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
110 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Standard
37 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft
Standard Premier
50 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Amstetten Noe
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
31 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amstetten Noe
Ave. Duration
13h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft
Website
Nightjet
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Amstetten Noe to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
54 590 Ft
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3 900 Ft - 5 500 Ft
Website
Scottish Citylink
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna International Airport to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Žilina bus station to Budapest Népliget bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 7 500 Ft
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Wien
Ave. Duration
27h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Arad
Ave. Duration
38h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
3 100 Ft - 4 300 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Bradford to Žilina
Ave. Duration
2 days 5h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amsterdam IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Website
dfds.co.uk
4-bed inside cabin
36 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
2-bed inside cabin
29 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
2-bed sea view cabin
43 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
4 berth commodore cabin
85 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
3-bed Commodore De Luxe double bed
100 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Standard Car (extra fee)
46 256 Ft

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