There are 10 ways to get from London to Hungary by plane, train, 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.

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Fly London Heathrow to Budapest  •  5 h 45 min

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

$109 - $259

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Train to London Luton, fly to Budapest  •  5 h 55 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

$65 - $226

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Fly London City to Budapest  •  5 h 52 min

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

$127 - $458

Fly London Gatwick to Budapest  •  5 h 54 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

$67 - $197

Train to London Luton, fly to Debrecen  •  5 h 26 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

$83 - $461

Train  •  17 h 8 min

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

$368 - $613

Bus  •  28 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Budapest Népliget 792

$170

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  18 h 3 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 München Hbf Tgv
  5. Drive from München Ostbahnhof to Budapest

$509 - $597

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

$240 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from London to Hungary is to fly which costs £50 - £160 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Hungary is to train and fly which costs £65 - £360 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Hungary. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Station and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 50 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 8 min and costs £280 - £480.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from London to Hungary, including transfers.

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London to Hungary bus services, operated by Eurolines HU, arrive at London Victoria Station.

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The best way to get from London to Hungary is to fly which takes 5 h 45 min and costs £85 - £210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £280 - £480 and takes 17 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs £133 and takes 28 h 50 min.

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

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London to Hungary bus services, operated by Eurolines HU, arrive at Budapest Népliget station.

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Map of how to get from London to Hungary.
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  • Distance: 935 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between London, England and Hungary?

British Airways, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from London to Budapest XI. kerület hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Budapest via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, München Hbf, Kelenföld, and Kelenföld vasútállomás M in around 17 h 8 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Budapest via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from London Luton to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
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 Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from London City to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from London Luton to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from London City to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $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
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
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
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from London Victoria Station to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Ferry operators

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Hungary is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 3:07 PM in London and 4:07 PM in Hungary.

Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Budapest Airport.

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The nearest airport to Hungary is Budapest (BUD) Airport which is 20.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include .

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There are 46+ hotels available in Hungary. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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