There are 9 ways to get from Hungary to Turkey 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.

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) BUD - IST

$69 - $274

Cheapest option

EuroNight, night train, bus  •  38 h 1 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara de Nord
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Çerkezköy
  3. Take the bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari

$54 - $79

7 alternative options

Fly to Izmir  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Izmir (ADB) BUD - ADB

$84 - $114

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BUD - SAW

$71 - $418

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  22 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Pazardzhik
  2. Take the bus from Pazardzhik to Istanbul

Bus Arda Tur  •  23 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Istanbul Otogari

$56 - $66

Bus Arda Tur #2  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Istanbul

$65 - $88

Train, night train  •  35 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali Bosphor Express

$59 - $89

Drive  •  13 h

  1. Drive from Budapest to Istanbul 826.5 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hungary to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Clark Ádám tér and arriving at Istanbul via Deák Ferenc tér M, Budapest and Haskovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 20 min.

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The distance between Hungary and Turkey is 1548 km. The road distance is 1322.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hungary to Turkey without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Hungary to Turkey, including transfers.

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Hungary to Turkey bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Budapest station.

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The best way to get from Hungary to Turkey is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Hungary to Turkey bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Turkey is 2 h ahead of Hungary. It is currently 12:42 PM in Hungary and 1:42 PM in Turkey.

Yes, the driving distance between Hungary to Turkey is 1322 km. It takes approximately 13 h to drive from Hungary to Turkey.

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  • Distance: 967.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Hungary and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Ukraine International Airlines fly from Budapest XI. kerület to Istanbul 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Istanbul via Deák Ferenc tér M, Népliget M, Budapest Népliget, Pazardzhik, Pazardzhik, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 22 h 52 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Budapest to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Budapest to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Budapest to Izmir via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Çerkezköy
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Website
bdz.bg
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
17 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Pazardzhik
Ave. Duration
12 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Pazardzhik to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Budapest to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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Aegean Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Turkey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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