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There are 8 ways to get from Passau to Budapest by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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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Train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$94 - $141

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Rideshare  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Passau to Budapest 333.9 miles

$23 - $40

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Bus  •  7 h 11 min

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

$32 - $51

Train, night train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf R / ...
  2. Take the night train from Linz Hbf to Budapest-Keleti En

$95 - $149

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Passau to Budapest 332.1 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Vienna, fly  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$147 - $369

Train to Munich, fly  •  6 h 17 min

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

$108 - $313

Train, train to Salzburg, fly  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Budapest (BUD) SZG - BUD

$161 - $531

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The cheapest way to get from Passau to Budapest is to rideshare which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Passau to Budapest is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Passau to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Passau and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Passau to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Passau Hbf and arriving at Kelenföld via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Passau and Budapest is 434 km. The road distance is 531.4 km.

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The best way to get from Passau to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs 80€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Passau to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Passau to Budapest is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Passau to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 271 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Passau to Budapest via Wien Hbf in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Passau to Budapest twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Munich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $5,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
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 Passau Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Freising
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
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 Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Linz Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wels, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
regiojet.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 Passau to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Passau to Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Passau to Budapest is 531 km. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Passau to Budapest.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4446+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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

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