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

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Fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Budapest (BUD) GOT - BUD

$64 - $251

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Train  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$322 - $473

Bus FlixBus  •  25 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Gothenburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N132
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 260 / ...

$93 - $155

Bus Sindbad  •  36 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg to Katowice
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget

$100 - $141

Train, night train  •  30 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg C to Malmö C 029
  2. Take the night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$240 - $380

Drive  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Budapest 1214.2 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Budapest is to bus which costs 850 kr - 1300 kr and takes 36 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Budapest is to fly which costs 550 kr - 2300 kr and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Gothenburg and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via København H and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 45 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Budapest is 1230 km. The road distance is 1942.7 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 23 h 45 min and costs 2900 kr - 4300 kr.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Gothenburg to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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Gothenburg to Budapest train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Budapest is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 550 kr - 2300 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2900 kr - 4300 kr and takes 23 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs 800 kr - 1400 kr and takes 25 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 768.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Budapest, Hungary?

Wizz Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle and six other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Budapest via København H and Hamburg Hbf in around 23 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Gothenburg to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Gothenburg to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Gothenburg to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Budapest via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg C to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $340
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$29 - $40
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $65
2nd Class Refundable
$45 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$65 - $95
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Snälltåget
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 Gothenburg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sindbad
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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

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Gothenburg to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Budapest is 1943 km. It takes approximately 18 h 5 min to drive from Gothenburg to Budapest.

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Wizz Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, LOT and five other airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Budapest Airport.

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

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There are 4366+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 65 kr - 80 kr.

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