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There are 11 ways to get from London to Hungary by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

Fly London City to Budapest  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Budapest (BUD) LCY - BUD

$127 - $458

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly to Budapest  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Budapest (BUD) LTN - BUD

$62 - $223

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Fly London Heathrow to Budapest  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Budapest (BUD) LHR - BUD

$110 - $260

Fly London Gatwick to Budapest  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Budapest (BUD) LGW - BUD

$84 - $278

Fly London Stansted to Budapest  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Budapest (BUD) STN - BUD

$68 - $198

Train to London Luton, fly to Debrecen  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Debrecen (DEB) LTN - DEB

$80 - $458

Train  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kelenföld Rj

$364 - $667

Bus and ferry, bus  •  26 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 1920

$144 - $221

Bus  •  29 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Budapest Népliget

$94 - $129

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  7. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest

$516 - $677

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Budapest

$241 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from London to Hungary is to train and fly which costs £45 - £180 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Hungary is to train and fly which costs £60 - £360 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between London and Hungary is 935 miles.

The best way to get from London to Hungary without a car is to train which takes 17 h 49 min and costs £270 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from London to Hungary, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London to Hungary is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs £95 - £360. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £270 - £550 and takes 17 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs £70 - £100 and takes 29 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Hungary is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 1:59 PM in London and 2:59 PM in Hungary.

LOT, Aer Lingus, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Hungary. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Hungary.
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  • Distance: 935 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

What companies run services between London, England and Hungary?

LOT, KLM and three other airlines fly from London to Budapest XI. kerület every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Budapest via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, Mannheim Hbf, Kelenföld, and Kelenföld vasútállomás M in around 17 h 49 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Luton to Budapest via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from London Luton to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from London Luton to Budapest via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from London Luton to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London City to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Lille to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
elines.cz
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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