There are 9 ways to get from Kaiserslautern to Budapest by train, plane, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train to Saarbrucken, fly  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to St Ingbert
  2. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Budapest (BUD) SCN - BUD

$175 - $711

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern Hertelsbrunnenring to Wien
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér Rj

$66 - $97

7 alternative options

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Budapest (BUD) FRA - BUD

$118 - $321

Train, bus to Stuttgart, fly  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
  4. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Budapest (BUD) STR - BUD

$95 - $280

Train, train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  3. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Budapest (BUD) CGN - BUD

$117 - $325

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Budapest (BUD) BSL - BUD

$138 - $370

Train  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kelenföld Rj

$219 - $321

Train, bus  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim to Budapest Népliget 794

$101 - $143

Drive  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Budapest 642.9 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Kaiserslautern, Germany and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Budapest via Mannheim Hbf in around 11 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaiserslautern to Budapest via Wien and Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse in around 15 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Hamburg, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Luxembourg, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Berlin Tegel, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Budapest via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Berlin Tegel, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Munich, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Luxembourg, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Saarbrucken to Budapest via Luxembourg, Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Budapest via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to St Ingbert
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $26
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$34 - $38
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $23
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Turancar
Website
turancar.sk
Bus from Kaiserslautern Hertelsbrunnenring to Wien
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
turancar.sk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Mannheim to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kaiserslautern to Budapest?

The distance between Kaiserslautern and Budapest is 858 km. The road distance is 1029 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Budapest?

The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Budapest is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 15 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Budapest?

The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Budapest is to train and fly which takes 5 h 49 min and costs 95€ - 260€.

Is there a direct train between Kaiserslautern and Budapest?

No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Kelenföld via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kaiserslautern and Budapest?

No, there is no direct bus from Kaiserslautern to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern Hertelsbrunnenring and arriving at Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér via Vídeň, U2 Stadion, Busterminal Stadioncenter, Engerthstrasse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Kaiserslautern to Budapest?

It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Kaiserslautern to Budapest, including transfers.