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There are 9 ways to get from Interlaken to Budapest by train, plane, bus, 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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Train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Budapest (BUD) BSL - BUD

$118 - $339

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Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Budapest (BUD) MXP - BUD

$71 - $217

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Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Budapest (BUD) ZRH - BUD

$141 - $365

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Budapest (BUD) GVA - BUD

$131 - $335

Train  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld Rj

$214 - $363

Train, bus FlixBus  •  18 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N391

$115 - $204

Train, bus Eurolines CH  •  18 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Budapest

$107 - $148

Train, night train  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  3. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld En

$226 - $369

Drive  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Budapest 688.2 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Budapest is to train and fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 220 and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Budapest is to train and fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 340 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Kelenföld via Bern and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 34 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Budapest is 851 km. The road distance is 1101.2 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 13 h 34 min and costs SFr 210 - SFr 370.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Interlaken to Budapest, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Budapest train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Interlaken West station.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Interlaken to Budapest train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Budapest is 1101 km. It takes approximately 10 h 49 min to drive from Interlaken to Budapest.

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  • Distance: 531.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Budapest via Bern and Zürich HB in around 13 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $170
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Geneva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Basel, Basel central station to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Budapest
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch

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