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There are 6 ways to get from Greece to Hungary by plane, tram, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly from Athens  •  5 h 43 min

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

$58 - $283

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Fly from Thessaloniki, line 49 tram  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Budapest (BUD) SKG - BUD
  2. Take the line 49 tram from Kálvin tér M to Kosztolányi Dezső tér

$60 - $365

Bus FP Travel  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest Siamos Tours

$80 - $130

Bus Siamos Tours  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest

$77 - $97

Train, night train  •  31 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Budapest-Keleti D

$115 - $236

Drive  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Budapest 921.9 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Greece to Hungary is to bus which costs 65€ - 85€ and takes 23 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greece to Hungary is to fly and line 49 tram which costs 50€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Budapest. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 22 h 30 min.

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The distance between Greece and Hungary is 932 km. The road distance is 1475 km.

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The best way to get from Greece to Hungary without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 30 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Greece to Hungary, including transfers.

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Greece to Hungary bus services, operated by FP Travel, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Greece to Hungary is to fly which takes 5 h 43 min and costs 50€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 22 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Greece to Hungary bus services, operated by FP Travel, arrive at Budapest station.

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Map of how to get from Greece to Hungary.
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  • Distance: 582.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Greece and Hungary?

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Athens to Budapest XI. kerület 4 times a day. Alternatively, FP Travel operates a bus from Athens to Budapest 3 times a week. Tickets cost $92 and the journey takes 22 h 30 min. Siamos Tours also services this route once a week.

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 47 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
BKK
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
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Bus operators
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$92
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
20 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
siamostours.gr

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Hungary is 1 h behind Greece. It is currently 3:46 PM in Greece and 2:46 PM in Hungary.

Yes, the driving distance between Greece to Hungary is 1475 km. It takes approximately 14 h 51 min to drive from Greece to Hungary.

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Ryanair, Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Hungary. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Greece to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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