There are 7 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Budapest by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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 from Manchester  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Budapest (BUD) MAN - BUD

$64 - $243

6 alternative options

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Budapest (BUD) BHX - BUD

$120 - $295

Train, bus via Lille  •  27 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Budapest, Budapest Népliget

$234 - $464

Train, bus  •  33 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 1920

$209 - $349

Bus  •  37 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bratislava
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér

$109 - $157

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  22 h

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  7. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest

$562 - $742

Drive, carferry  •  26 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Hull
  2. Take the carferry from Hull to Rotterdam
  3. Drive from Rotterdam to Budapest

$362 - $622

Questions & Answers

The distance between Greater Manchester and Budapest is 1023 miles.

The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Budapest without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Greater Manchester to Budapest, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Budapest is to fly which takes 6 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 37 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Budapest is 1 h ahead of Greater Manchester. It is currently 2:22 AM in Greater Manchester and 3:22 AM in Budapest.

Jet2.com, Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4266+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 1022.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Budapest, Hungary?

Ryanair, Jet2.com and nine other airlines fly from Greater Manchester to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Budapest via Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, Bratislava, Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy, Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér, and Kelenföld vasútállomás M in around 37 h 27 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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 Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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 Lille to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
elines.cz
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Bed Saver
$198
Passenger & Bed Flexi
$264
Standard Car
$132

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