There are 7 ways to get from Graz to Budapest by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 978

$24 - $40

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Train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Ostbahnhof-Messe to Szentgotthárd R / ...
  2. Take the train from Szentgotthárd to Budapest-Déli Ic

$27 - $42

Train via Szombathely  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Ostbahnhof-Messe to Szentgotthárd R / ...
  2. Take the train from Szentgotthárd to Szombathely R / ...
  3. Take the train from Szombathely to Budapest-Déli Ic

$26 - $43

Bus, EuroNight  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Graz to Hegyeshalom
  2. Take the EuroNight from Hegyeshalom to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia

$51 - $61

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Graz to Budapest 215.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly from Graz  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Budapest (BUD) GRZ - BUD

$131 - $482

Train to Vienna, fly  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$129 - $341

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Graz, Graz Webling and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Graz to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Graz Ostbahnhof-Messe and arriving at Budapest-Déli via Szentgotthárd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Graz and Budapest is 275 km. The road distance is 345.1 km.

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The best way to get from Graz to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs .

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The bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld takes 5 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Graz to Budapest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Graz Ostbahnhof-Messe station.

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The best way to get from Graz to Budapest is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 9 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Graz Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Graz to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 171.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Graz, Austria and Budapest, Hungary?

FlixBus operates a bus from Graz to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Graz to Budapest via Szentgotthárd in around 6 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
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 Graz Ostbahnhof-Messe to Szentgotthárd
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szentgotthárd to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szentgotthárd to Szombathely
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szombathely to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Hegyeshalom to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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 Graz, Graz Webling to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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Graz to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Budapest-Déli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Graz to Budapest is 345 km. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Graz to Budapest.

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Eurowings, LOT, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Graz Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Graz to Budapest bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 4266+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Graz to Graz Airport is to shuttle which takes 8 min and costs .

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