There are 9 ways to get from Nuremberg to Budapest by plane, train, night train, bus, rideshare or car

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 Nuremberg  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Budapest (BUD) NUE - BUD

$19 - $124

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Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Budapest (BUD) STR - BUD

$109 - $292

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Budapest (BUD) FRA - BUD

$129 - $335

Train to Munich, fly  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Budapest (BUD) MUC - BUD

$130 - $338

Train, EuroNight  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  2. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia

$93 - $138

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N161

$45 - $72

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér RegioJet

$38 - $58

Rideshare  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Budapest 468.8 miles

$53

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Budapest 467.8 miles

$95 - $150

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No, there is no direct bus from Nuremberg to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Budapest-Kelenföld via Wien Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Budapest is 626 km. The road distance is 748.4 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Budapest without a car is to train and EuroNight which takes 7 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Nuremberg to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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Nuremberg to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 391 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and Budapest, Hungary?

Ryanair, Lufthansa and Swiss fly from Nuremberg to Budapest every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nuremberg to Budapest twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Munich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Munich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $130
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Train operators
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 Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
cd.cz
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 Nuremberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Nuremberg to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nuremberg to Budapest
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Nuremberg to Budapest train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Budapest-Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Budapest is 748 km. It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to drive from Nuremberg to Budapest.

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Ryanair, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4266+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nuremberg and Budapest. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to subway which takes 11 min and costs .

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