There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Budapest by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Budapest (BUD) NCE - BUD

$74 - $209

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Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 1922

$84 - $139

Bus Eurolines FR  •  21 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Budapest

$139 - $192

Train  •  22 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Wien Hbf R / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$198 - $256

Drive  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Budapest 792.3 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Budapest is to fly which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Budapest is to fly which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Gare Thiers and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Nice, Nice and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Kelenföld via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 28 min.

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The distance between Nice and Budapest is 1007 km. The road distance is 1267.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 58 min and costs 70€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Nice to Budapest, including transfers.

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Nice to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice, Nice station.

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Nice to Budapest train services, operated by Russian Railways, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 56 min and costs 60€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 20 h 58 min, you could also train, which costs 160€ - 220€ and takes 22 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 629.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

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

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Nice to Budapest 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nice to Budapest twice a week. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 19 h 25 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Budapest via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Train operators
Russian Railways
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 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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 Nice, Nice to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Budapest
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Nice to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Nice to Budapest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Budapest is 1268 km. It takes approximately 11 h 54 min to drive from Nice to Budapest.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Budapest Airport.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs 6€.

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