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There are 4 ways to get from Iceland to Budapest by plane, car, car ferry, bus or train

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  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas (KEF) to Budapest (BUD) KEF - BUD

$135 - $476

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Drive, car ferry  •  3 days 0h

  1. Drive from Reykjavík to Seyðisfjörður
  2. Take the car ferry from Seyðisfjörður to Hirtshals
  3. Drive from Hirtshals to Budapest

$569 - $742

Drive, car ferry, bus  •  3 days 22h

  1. Drive from Mýrargata to Seyðisfjörður
  2. Take the car ferry from Seyðisfjörður to Hirtshals
  3. Drive from Hirtshals to Frederkishavn
  4. Take the car ferry from Frederkishavn to Gothenburg
  5. Take the bus from Göteborg to Katowice
  6. Take the bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld

Drive, car ferry, bus, train  •  4 days 1h

  1. Drive from Mýrargata to Seyðisfjörður
  2. Take the car ferry from Seyðisfjörður to Hirtshals
  3. Drive from Hirtshals to Frederkishavn
  4. Take the car ferry from Frederkishavn to Gothenburg
  5. Take the bus from Göteborg to Warszawa
  6. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Budapest-Nyugati Ic

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The cheapest way to get from Iceland to Budapest is to fly which costs $130 - $480 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Iceland to Budapest is to fly which costs $130 - $480 and takes 7h 5m.

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The distance between Iceland and Budapest is 2934 km.

It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from Iceland to Budapest, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 15m.

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Budapest is 1h ahead of Iceland. It is currently 5:38 PM in Iceland and 6:38 PM in Budapest.

Wizz Air, Finnair, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4563+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iceland to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas Airport is to line 55 bus which takes 6m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Iceland to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 1833.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 5m

What companies run services between Iceland and Budapest, Hungary?

Wizz Air, CSA and six other airlines fly from Keflavík to Budapest 3 times a day.

Airlines
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $4,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Budapest via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Budapest via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Reykjavik Keflavik Nas to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Intercity.pl
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Bus operators
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Göteborg to Katowice
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Göteborg to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice, Katowice bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Smyril Line
Website
smyrilline.com
Car ferry from Seyðisfjörður to Hirtshals
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$220 - $235
Schedules at
smyrilline.com

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