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There are 7 ways to get from Manchester to Budapest 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 from Manchester  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Budapest (BUD) MAN - BUD

$61 - $239

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Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Budapest (BUD) BHX - BUD

$119 - $288

Train  •  19h 34m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kelenföld Rj

$463 - $835

Train, bus Eurolines CZ  •  32h 35m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Budapest Népliget

$201 - $300

Train, bus SAD Presov, A.S  •  39h 1m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Bradford Interchange
  2. Take the bus from Bradford to Ružomberok
  3. Take the bus from Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út 976

$138 - $183

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  21h 52m

  1. Drive from Manchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  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

$545 - $721

Drive, car ferry  •  19h 24m

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

$285 - $433

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Budapest is to fly which costs £45 - £190 and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester to Budapest is to fly which costs £45 - £190 and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Kelenföld via London St. Pancras International, Paris Est and Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 34m.

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The distance between Manchester and Budapest is 1023 miles.

The best way to get from Manchester to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 19h 34m and costs £350 - £650.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Manchester to Budapest, including transfers.

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Manchester to Budapest train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Budapest is to fly which takes 5h 32m and costs £45 - £190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £350 - £650 and takes 19h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Budapest is 1h ahead of Manchester. It is currently 2:55 PM in Manchester and 3:55 PM in Budapest.

Map of how to get from Manchester to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 1023.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Manchester, England and Budapest, Hungary?

Ryanair, easyJet and 11 other airlines fly from Manchester to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester to Budapest via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, and Stuttgart Hbf in around 19h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
29h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
elines.cz
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Bradford to Ružomberok
Ave. Duration
31h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
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 Ružomberok, Ružomberok bus station to Budapest, Budapest Mexikói út
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Manchester to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Ryanair, easyJet, Jet2.com and six other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4563+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs £3 - £6.

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