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There are 10 ways to get from Greece to Hungary by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Athens to Budapest, train  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Budapest (BUD) ATH - BUD
  2. Take the train from Ferihegy to Zuglo

17 762 Ft - 94 822 Ft

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Fly Heraklion to Vienna, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Heraklion (HER) to Vienna (VIE) HER - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer

10 796 Ft - 60 257 Ft

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Fly Heraklion to Budapest  •  5h 4m

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

10 966 Ft - 61 587 Ft

Fly Thessaloniki to Budapest, train  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Budapest (BUD) SKG - BUD
  2. Take the train from Ferihegy to Zuglo

24 888 Ft - 131 948 Ft

Fly Thessaloniki to Vienna, train  •  8h

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Vienna (VIE) SKG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer

14 718 Ft - 75 618 Ft

Fly Athens to Vienna, train  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Vienna (VIE) ATH - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer

16 592 Ft - 83 492 Ft

Train, bus  •  22h 45m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη / ...
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest

23 503 Ft - 30 503 Ft

Bus via Budapest  •  24h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest

18 763 Ft - 26 803 Ft

Bus  •  25h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest

25 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft

Drive  •  14h 10m

  1. Drive from Athens to Budapest 1462.2 km

65 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft

Greece → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Greece

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Greece
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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Greece

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Hungary

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Considerations leaving from Greece

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Hungary from Greece is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hungary is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hungary is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hungary is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Greece from Hungary.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Greece to Hungary is to bus via Budapest which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 24h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Greece to Hungary is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 370€ and takes 4h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Budapest. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 25h.

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The distance between Greece and Hungary is 932 km. The road distance is 1462.2 km.

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The best way to get from Greece to Hungary without a car is to train and bus which takes 22h 45m and costs 65€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m 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 5h 4m and costs 30€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus via Budapest, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 24h 52m.

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

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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: 932.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Greece and Hungary?

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Heraklion to Zugló 5 times a week. Alternatively, Autokar Polska operates a bus from Athens to Budapest once a week. Tickets cost 18 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and the journey takes 23h 15m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 210 000 Ft
Flights from Heraklion to Budapest via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
34 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Flights from Heraklion to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Flights from Heraklion to Vienna via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Heraklion to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Flights from Heraklion to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
41 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
4 600 Ft - 38 000 Ft
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Heraklion to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
36 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Flights from Heraklion to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
9 500 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Flights from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
4 400 Ft - 40 000 Ft
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 46 000 Ft
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Flights from Heraklion to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
48 000 Ft - 250 000 Ft
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
48 000 Ft - 250 000 Ft
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
28 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 600 Ft - 4 100 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
1 600 Ft - 2 300 Ft
1st Class
2 700 Ft - 4 100 Ft
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Schedules at
siamostours.com
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Schedules at
siamostours.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
FP Travel
Phone
+302105233969
Email
fptravel@otenet.gr
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
28 740 Ft
Schedules at
fptravel.gr

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Hungary is 1h behind Greece. It is currently 4:38 AM in Greece and 3:38 AM in Hungary.

Yes, the driving distance between Greece to Hungary is 1462 km. It takes approximately 14h 10m to drive from Greece to Hungary.

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

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There are nine+ hotels available in Hungary. Prices start at 27 500 Ft 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 10€.

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