How to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest

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Recommended option

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. ZRH - BUD

$100 - $296

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 52 min

  1. N998
  2. 978 / ...

$59 - $98

6 alternative options

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. BSL - BUD

$110 - $326

Bus to Stuttgart, fly  •  8 h 6 min

  1. STR - BUD

$75 - $261

Train  •  10 h 56 min

  1. 78-Y / ...
  2. Rj

$141 - $256

Bus Eurolines CH  •  13 h 50 min

$73 - $99

Train, night train  •  12 h 17 min

  1. 78-Y / ...
  2. En

$152 - $267

Drive  •  8 h 30 min

  1. 559.8 miles

$110 - $170

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Budapest via Buchs SG in around 10 h 56 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Sankt Gallen to Budapest twice a week. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Winterthur to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from St. Gallen to Budapest
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from St. Gallen to Graz, Graz Webling
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Budapest is 732 km. The road distance is 896 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 100 and takes 14 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest is to train and fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 300.

No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Kelenföld via Buchs SG. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 56 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest, including transfers.