There are 7 ways to get from Poznań to Budapest by plane, train, night train, bus, shuttle or car

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Fly from Poznan  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Poznan (POZ) to Budapest (BUD) POZ - BUD

$98 - $353

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Train, EuroNight  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Katowice Ic
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf Ec
  3. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Kelenföld

$36 - $54

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Train to Warsaw, fly  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Zachodnia
  2. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Budapest (BUD) WAW - BUD

$41 - $183

Bus  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Poznań to Berlin, Berlin central bus station P3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 260 / ...

$66 - $110

Bus, shuttle  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Poznań Główny to Zakopane
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zakopane to Budapest Eurobusways

$85 - $128

Train, bus  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Katowice Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget

$53 - $77

Drive  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Poznań to Budapest 565.9 miles

$100 - $150

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No, there is no direct bus from Poznań to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Poznań and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poznań to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Poznan Gl. and arriving at Budapest-Kelenföld via Katowice and Wien Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 44 min.

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The distance between Poznań and Budapest is 566 km. The road distance is 905.4 km.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Budapest without a car is to train and EuroNight which takes 12 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Poznań to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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Poznań to Budapest train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Poznan Gl. station.

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The best way to get from Poznań to Budapest is to fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Poznan Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 353.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

What companies run services between Poznań, Poland and Budapest, Hungary?

LOT, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Poznań to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poznań to Budapest via Berlin, Berlin central bus station in around 16 h 15 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Poznan to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Poznan to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Poznan to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Poznan to Budapest via Malmo
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Poznan to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Poznan to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Poznan to Budapest via Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Poznan to Budapest via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Poznan to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Poznan to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Poznan Gl. to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$14 - $22
Train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Poznań to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Poznań Główny to Zakopane
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zakopane to Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Poznań to Budapest is 905 km. It takes approximately 9 h 10 min to drive from Poznań to Budapest.

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LOT, Ryanair, Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Poznan Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Poznań to Budapest bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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

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The best way to get from Poznań to Poznan Airport is to line 59 bus which takes 21 min and costs .

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