There are 7 ways to get from Greece to Budapest by plane, bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Athens  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Budapest (BUD) ATH - BUD

$57 - $282

6 alternative options

Fly from Thessaloniki  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Budapest (BUD) SKG - BUD

$59 - $364

Fly from Irakleion  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Budapest (BUD) HER - BUD

$103 - $353

Bus Siamos Tours  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest

$82 - $97

Bus FP Travel  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest Korona Travel / ...

$90 - $130

Train, night train  •  30 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
  3. Take the train from Gevgelija to Beograd
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Budapest-Keleti Ec / ...

$106 - $189

Drive  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Budapest 921.9 miles

$220 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greece to Budapest is to bus which costs 70€ - 85€ and takes 23 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greece to Budapest is to fly which costs 50€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Greece and Budapest is 975 km. The road distance is 1475 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Greece to Budapest, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Budapest. Services depart five times a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 24 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Greece to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Αθήνα and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Thessaloniki, Gevgelija and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Greece and Budapest, Hungary?

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Athens to Budapest 5 times a day. Alternatively, Siamos Tours operates a bus from Athens to Budapest once a week. Tickets cost $80 - $95 and the journey takes 22 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Thessaloniki to Budapest via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Irakleion to Budapest via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Irakleion to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Irakleion to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Gevgelija to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
15 h 39 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr

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