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

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Bus, train to Athens, fly to Budapest  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Patra to Kiato
  2. Take the train from Kiato to Ano Liosia N.
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Budapest (BUD) ATH - BUD

$77 - $315

4 alternative options

Fly Patrai to Vienna, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Patrai (GPA) to Vienna (VIE) GPA - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld

$226 - $609

Bus Siamos Tours  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Patras to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Budapest Siamos Tours

$86 - $144

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Patras to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest Népliget

$108 - $140

Drive  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Patras to Budapest 875.8 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Patras to Budapest is to bus which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 23 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Patras to Budapest is to fly and train which costs 190€ - 550€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Patras to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Patras and arriving at Budapest via Lamia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 10 min.

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The distance between Patras and Budapest is 1052 km. The road distance is 1401.3 km.

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The best way to get from Patras to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 10 min and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from Patras to Budapest, including transfers.

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Patras to Budapest bus services, operated by KTEL Fthiotidos, depart from Patras station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Patras to Budapest bus services, operated by Siamos Tours, arrive at Budapest station.

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Budapest is 1 h behind Patras. It is currently 3:19 AM in Patras and 2:19 AM in Budapest.

Map of how to get from Patras to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 657.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 9 min

What companies run services between Patras, Greece and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a bus from Patras to Budapest via Lamia in around 21 h 10 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Patrai to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kiato to Ano Liosia N.
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $10
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
Bus operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patra to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Patras to Lamia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Lamia to Budapest
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Patras to Budapest is 1401 km. It takes approximately 14 h 23 min to drive from Patras to Budapest.

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Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, Wizz Air and two other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4523+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Patras to Patrai Airport is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs 60€ - 75€.

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