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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Budapest by plane, train, bus or car

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  • Distance: 1233.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

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

Iberia, Wizz Air and eight other airlines fly from Madrid to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Budapest via Barcelona Sants, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, Paris Est, and Stuttgart Hbf in around 24 hours 23 minutes.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Munich
Avg. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Munich
Avg. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Avg. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Barcelona
Avg. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Rome Ciampino
Avg. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via London Stansted
Avg. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Geneva
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Geneva
Avg. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Avg. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Barcelona
Avg. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Paris Orly
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles
Avg. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Avg. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$220 - $240
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$220 - $240
1st Class
$280 - $420
French Railways (SNCF)
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kelenföld
Avg. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Ost
Avg. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Avg. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Budapest
Avg. Duration
24 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Avg. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Marseille to Budapest Népliget
Avg. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$135 - $145
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Bus from Lviv to Budapest Népliget
Avg. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Arad
Avg. Duration
34 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Arad to Budapest
Avg. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

How far is it from Madrid to Budapest?

The distance between Madrid and Budapest is 1974 km. The road distance is 2519 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Budapest?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Budapest is to fly which costs 80€ and takes 6 hours 20 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Budapest?

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Budapest is to fly which takes 6 hours 20 minutes and costs 80€.

Is there a direct train between Madrid and Budapest?

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Kelenföld via Barcelona Sants, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Est and Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 hours 23 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Madrid and Budapest?

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Lviv and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 hours 25 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Madrid to Budapest?

It takes approximately 6 hours 20 minutes to get from Madrid to Budapest, including transfers.