There are 5 ways to get from Ioannina to Budapest by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Budapest (BUD) IOA - BUD

$158 - $771

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Bus  •  19 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest

$85 - $100

3 alternative options

Bus FP Travel, train  •  22 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Ioannina to Skydra
  2. Take the train from Skydra to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest

$87 - $103

Bus, train via Beograd  •  27 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Ioannina to Florina
  2. Take the train from Bitola to Skopje 540 / ...
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Budapest-Keleti D

$122 - $257

Drive  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Ioannina to Budapest 746.6 miles

$180 - $260

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ioannina to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Ioannina and arriving at Budapest via Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 16 min.

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The distance between Ioannina and Budapest is 883 km. The road distance is 1194.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ioannina to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Ioannina to Budapest, including transfers.

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Ioannina to Budapest bus services, operated by KTEL Ioanninon, depart from Ioannina station.

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The best way to get from Ioannina to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ioannina Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Ioannina to Budapest bus services, operated by Siamos Tours, arrive at Budapest station.

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Budapest is 1 h behind Ioannina. It is currently 3:30 PM in Ioannina and 2:30 PM in Budapest.

Yes, the driving distance between Ioannina to Budapest is 1195 km. It takes approximately 12 h 33 min to drive from Ioannina to Budapest.

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Map of how to get from Ioannina to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 551.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Ioannina, Greece and Budapest, Hungary?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and six other airlines fly from Ioannina to Budapest 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ioannina to Budapest via Thessaloniki in around 19 h 16 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Skydra to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$6 - $9
First Class
$8 - $10
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Bitola to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $40
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Florina
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
15 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
KTEL Pellas
Phone
23810 22800
Email
info@ktelpellas.gr
Website
ktelpellas.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Skydra
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
ktelpellas.gr
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Schedules at
fptravel.gr

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Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Ioannina Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4266+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ioannina to Ioannina Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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