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There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Budapest by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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 Southampton  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Budapest (BUD) SOU - BUD

$79 - $488

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Train to London City, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Budapest (BUD) LCY - BUD

$153 - $500

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Budapest (BUD) LHR - BUD

$136 - $307

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Budapest (BUD) LGW - BUD

$106 - $301

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Budapest (BUD) LTN - BUD

$90 - $267

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Budapest (BUD) STN - BUD

$97 - $245

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Budapest (BUD) SEN - BUD

$102 - $1,370

Train, bus FlixBus  •  26 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Budapest, Budapest Népliget

$164 - $325

Train, bus via Frankfurt  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$236 - $356

Bus  •  39 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton to Katowice
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Budapest Népliget

$109 - $153

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  19 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  5. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  6. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest

$525 - $638

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Budapest

$257 - $392

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Budapest is to bus which costs £80 - £120 and takes 39 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Budapest is to train and fly which costs £110 - £390 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Budapest is 955 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Budapest without a car is to train and bus which takes 26 h 15 min and costs £120 - £250.

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Southampton to Budapest, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Budapest is to fly which takes 7 h 43 min and costs £60 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £120 and takes 39 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 12:51 AM in Southampton and 1:51 AM in Budapest.

Aer Lingus, Jet2.com, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Southampton Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4418+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 954.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 43 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Budapest, Hungary?

KLM, Flybe and seven other airlines fly from Southampton to Budapest every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Budapest via Katowice, Katowice, Budapest Népliget, and Népliget in around 39 h 38 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Luton to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from London Luton to Budapest via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Southend to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from London City to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Budapest via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Southend to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from London City to Budapest via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Southampton to Budapest via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London City to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from London Gatwick to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Greater Anglia
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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 Lille to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Southampton to Katowice
Ave. Duration
25 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £1 - £28.

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