There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Hungary by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Budapest (BUD) CDG - BUD

$80 - $235

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Budapest (BUD) ORY - BUD

$73 - $303

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Train  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Kelenföld Rj

$284 - $429

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld N91

$90 - $146

Bus Eurolines HU  •  23 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Budapest Népliget 795

$81 - $156

Train, night train  •  17 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld En

$302 - $423

Drive  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Budapest 928.8 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Hungary is to bus which costs 65€ - 140€ and takes 23 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Hungary is to fly which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Hungary. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Rudas Gyógyfürdő via Kelenföld vasútállomás M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 15 min.

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The distance between Paris and Hungary is 1287 km. The road distance is 1486 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Hungary without a car is to train which takes 14 h 32 min and costs 240€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Paris to Hungary, including transfers.

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Paris to Hungary bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Hungary is to fly which takes 5 h 39 min and costs 65€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 370€ and takes 14 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 21 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Paris to Hungary bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Hungary.
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  • Distance: 804.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Hungary?

Air France, easyJet and eight other airlines fly from Paris to Budapest XI. kerület hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Budapest via Stuttgart Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, Kelenföld, and Kelenföld vasútállomás M in around 14 h 32 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
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
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
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 Salzburg Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
11 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Paris, Paris to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Hungary is 1486 km. It takes approximately 13 h 16 min to drive from Paris to Hungary.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines, CSA and five other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Hungary. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs 10€.

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