There are 7 ways to get from Lyon to Budapest by plane, train, bus, night train 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

Fly from Lyon  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Budapest (BUD) LYS - BUD

$83 - $289

6 alternative options

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Budapest (BUD) GVA - BUD

$99 - $268

Train  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld Rj

$277 - $458

Bus Eurolines CH  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Budapest 787

$103 - $130

Bus Eurolines FR  •  23 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Budapest 787

$157 - $219

Train, night train  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld En

$288 - $479

Drive  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Budapest 871.2 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Budapest is to bus which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 22 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Budapest is to fly which takes 5 h 22 min and costs 70€ - 250€.

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The distance between Lyon and Budapest is 1100 km. The road distance is 1394 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Lyon to Budapest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Lyon - Perrache Bus station and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Geneva and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Kelenföld via Genève and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Lyon, France and Budapest, Hungary?

easyJet, Lufthansa and KLM fly from Lyon to Budapest every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lyon to Budapest via Geneve, Genève, and Zürich HB in around 16 h 26 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Budapest via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Genève Gare Routiere Place Dorcière to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$125 - $135
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Budapest
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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