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There are 7 ways to get from Kharkiv to Budapest by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Kharkiv  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Kharkiv (HRK) to Budapest (BUD) HRK - BUD

$87 - $282

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Train  •  37 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Harkov Pass to Chop
  2. Take the train from Zahony to Budapest-Nyugati D / ...

$22 - $60

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Train to Belgorod, fly  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Harkov Pass to Belgorod
  2. Fly from Belgorod (EGO) to Budapest (BUD) EGO - BUD

$99 - $384

Train Ukrainian Railways  •  24 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Harkov Pass to Kiev Pass
  2. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Budapest-Keleti Kyiv

$64 - $99

Bus, KRAKBUD  •  30 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kharkiv to Kraków
  2. Take the KRAKBUD from Krakow to Budapest Eurobusways

$140 - $187

Bus, night bus  •  38 h

  1. Take the bus from Kharkiv to Kraków
  2. Take the night bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út P6

$78 - $121

Drive  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Kharkiv to Budapest 992.3 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Kharkiv to Budapest is to train which costs 600 ₴ - 1 700 ₴ and takes 37 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kharkiv to Budapest is to fly which costs 2 400 ₴ - 8 000 ₴ and takes 7 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kharkiv to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Harkov Pass and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 51 min.

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The distance between Kharkiv and Budapest is 1289 km. The road distance is 1587.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kharkiv to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 24 h 51 min and costs 1 700 ₴ - 2 800 ₴.

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Kharkiv to Budapest, including transfers.

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Kharkiv to Budapest train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Harkov Pass station.

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The best way to get from Kharkiv to Budapest is to fly which takes 7 h 38 min and costs 2 400 ₴ - 8 000 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1 700 ₴ - 2 800 ₴ and takes 24 h 51 min, you could also bus and KRAKBUD, which costs 3 900 ₴ - 5 500 ₴ and takes 30 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kharkiv Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest is 1 h behind Kharkiv. It is currently 5:51 PM in Kharkiv and 4:51 PM in Budapest.

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  • Distance: 805.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

What companies run services between Kharkiv, Ukraine and Budapest, Hungary?

Ukraine International Airlines, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and LOT fly from Kharkiv to Budapest 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kharkiv to Budapest via Kiev Pass and Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station in around 24 h 51 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Kharkiv to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Belgorod to Budapest via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Belgorod to Budapest via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Kharkiv to Budapest via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Kharkiv to Budapest via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Belgorod to Budapest via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Minsk
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,000
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Harkov Pass to Belgorod
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Harkov Pass to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $6
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Harkov Pass to Chop
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$6 - $9
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$28 - $40
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
19 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Kharkiv to Kraków
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
agat.eu
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Bus from Krakow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Book at
eurobusways.com
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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
Night bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Kharkiv to Budapest train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Budapest-Keleti station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kharkiv to Budapest is 1588 km. It takes approximately 20 h 3 min to drive from Kharkiv to Budapest.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and LOT offer flights from Kharkiv Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4391+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kharkiv to Kharkiv Airport is to line 5 Trolleybus which takes 30 min and costs 3 ₴.

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