There are 8 ways to get from Hungary to Greece by plane, tram, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly Budapest to Athens  •  5 h 48 min

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

$58 - $283

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Fly Budapest to Irakleion  •  6 h 51 min

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

$104 - $355

Line 49 tram to Budapest, fly to Thessaloniki  •  5 h 34 min

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

$61 - $366

Bus, shuttle to Belgrade, fly to Thessaloniki  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Szeged to Novi Sad
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Novi Sad to Belgrade
  3. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BEG - SKG

Bus Siamos Tours  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens Siamos Tours

$80 - $130

Bus Eurolines HU  •  23 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Athens 597

$86 - $141

Train  •  31 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Beograd D
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens

$72 - $137

Drive  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Athens 925.6 miles

$220 - $330

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest and arriving at Athens. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 20 h 48 min.

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The distance between Hungary and Greece is 932 km. The road distance is 1480.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hungary to Greece without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Hungary to Greece, including transfers.

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Hungary to Greece bus services, operated by Siamos Tours, depart from Budapest station.

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The best way to get from Hungary to Greece is to fly which takes 5 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 48 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 31 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Hungary to Greece bus services, operated by Siamos Tours, arrive at Athens station.

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Greece is 1 h ahead of Hungary. It is currently 4:10 PM in Hungary and 5:10 PM in Greece.

Yes, the driving distance between Hungary to Greece is 1481 km. It takes approximately 15 h 1 min to drive from Hungary to Greece.

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  • Distance: 582.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Hungary and Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Budapest XI. kerület to Athens 3 times a day. Alternatively, Siamos Tours operates a bus from Budapest to Athens once a week. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 20 h 48 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Budapest to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Budapest to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Athens via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Irakleion via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Irakleion via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Irakleion via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Budapest to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Budapest to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
BKK
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Novi Sad to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest to Athens
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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