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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Budapest (BUD)

5 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mulhouse Ville
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse to Zürich HB
  5. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Kelenfoeld

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Perrache
  3. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
  4. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Budapest-Kelenfoeld

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld

Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld by walk and train

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Budapest Kelenföld is around 2 days 0h and covers a distance of around 2801 km. This includes an average layover time of around 25h 25m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 0h. Operated by Renfe AVE, Renfe SNCF, TGV inOui and others, the Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Budapest-Kelenfoeld. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
22h 56m
Layover time:
25h 25m
Total time:
2 days 0h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 0h
Journey distance:
2801 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
173 527 Ft
Carbon emissions:
147 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:40
Last service departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld walk and train schedules

Spain → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Bahrain, Cabo Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan

Restricted for: Foreign nationals

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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Spain
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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Rules to follow in Hungary

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Hungary from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Budapest Kelenföld is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Budapest Kelenföld is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Budapest Kelenföld is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Hungary.

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Last updated: 10 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld is to fly which costs €21 - €130 and takes 6h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld is to fly which costs €21 - €130 and takes 6h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld. However, there are services departing from Prado - Atocha and arriving at Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop via Madrid - Estacion Sur and Arad, autogara Transdara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Budapest-Kelenfoeld via Barcelona-Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Mulhouse and Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 8m.

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It is 1971 km from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld. It is approximately 2506.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld without a car is to train which takes 26h 8m and costs €460 - €800.

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It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld bus services, operated by Amring, depart from Madrid - Estacion Sur station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld is to fly which takes 6h 38m and costs €21 - €130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €460 - €800 and takes 26h 8m, you could also bus, which costs €80 - €110 and takes 43h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld.
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  • Distance: 1971.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 38m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Budapest Kelenföld, Hungary?

Ryanair, Iberia and six other airlines fly from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Mulhouse, and Zuerich Hb in around 26h 8m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Bologna
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
39 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
21 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
22 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft
Promo+
24 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft
Flexible
32 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft
Website
renfe-sncf.com
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
24 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft
1st Class
26 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
12 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft
1st Class
10 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft
Rail 1st Class
22 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mulhouse to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
31 000 Ft - 42 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2 400 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 400 Ft - 3 500 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Arad
Ave. Duration
37h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
3 300 Ft - 4 700 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Madrid Mendez Alvaro Estacion Sur to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
35h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
27 000 Ft - 38 000 Ft
Website
Union Ivkoni

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop station.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Budapest-Kelenfoeld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld is 2506 km. It takes approximately 23h 23m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Budapest Kelenföld.

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