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There are 10 ways to get from Meteora to Budapest by car, plane, train, bus or night train

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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Drive to Ioannina, fly to Budapest  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Meteora to Ioannina
  2. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Budapest (BUD) IOA - BUD

$159 - $776

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Bus Siamos Tours  •  20 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalabaka to Lárisa
  2. Take the bus from Larissa to Budapest

$70 - $89

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Train to Athens, fly to Budapest  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Kalambaka to Ska
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Budapest (BUD) ATH - BUD

$102 - $348

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly to Budapest  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Budapest (BUD) SKG - BUD

$106 - $411

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly to Vienna, train  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Vienna (VIE) SKG - VIE
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld

$205 - $395

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  17 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - The Met hotel
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest Simeonidis

$96 - $141

Bus FP Travel  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest

$126 - $141

Bus Korona Travel  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest Népliget

Train, night train  •  28 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Budapest-Keleti D

$115 - $235

Drive  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Meteora to Budapest 722.8 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Meteora to Budapest is to bus which costs 60€ - 80€ and takes 20 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Meteora to Budapest is to bus and fly which costs 90€ - 360€ and takes 8 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Meteora to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Meteora and arriving at Budapest via Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 41 min.

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The distance between Meteora and Budapest is 889 km. The road distance is 1156.5 km.

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The best way to get from Meteora to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 41 min and costs 80€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to get from Meteora to Budapest, including transfers.

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Meteora to Budapest bus services, operated by Ammon Express, depart from Meteora station.

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There is no direct flight from Ioannina Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Meteora to Budapest bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, arrive at Budapest station.

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Budapest is 1 h behind Meteora. It is currently 8:01 AM in Meteora and 7:01 AM in Budapest.

Map of how to get from Meteora to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 555.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 54 min

What companies run services between Meteora, Thessaly, Greece and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a bus from Meteora to Budapest via Thessaloniki - The Met hotel and Thessaloniki in around 17 h 41 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens, Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens, Tirana
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ioannina to Budapest via Athens, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalambaka to Ska
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$25 - $35
Train from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$16 - $22
First Class
$20 - $27
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
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Bus operators
Ammon Express
Phone
+30 2310 500225
Email
info@ammonexpress.gr
Website
ammonexpress.gr
Bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - Kapsis hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ammonexpress.gr
Bus from Meteora to Thessaloniki - The Met hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ammonexpress.gr
Simeonidis Tours
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Kalabaka to Lárisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Larissa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
17 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Meteora to Budapest is 1156 km. It takes approximately 12 h 20 min to drive from Meteora to Budapest.

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Ryanair, LOT, Sky Express and six other airlines offer flights from Ioannina Airport to Budapest Airport.

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