There are 7 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Budapest (BUD) ZRH - BUD

$100 - $297

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Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Munich, Munich central bus station 206 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld N91

$44 - $87

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Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Budapest (BUD) BSL - BUD

$110 - $327

Train  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG 78-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Buchs SG to Kelenföld Rj

$142 - $258

Bus Eurolines CH  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Budapest

$75 - $101

Train, night train  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG 78-Y / ...
  2. Take the night train from Buchs SG to Kelenföld En

$153 - $269

Drive  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Budapest 559.8 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 85 and takes 13 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest is to train and fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 290 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Budapest is 732 km. The road distance is 895.6 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 10 h 56 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 250.

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

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Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from St. Gallen station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest is to train which takes 10 h 56 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 85 and takes 13 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 457.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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, you can take a bus from Sankt Gallen to Budapest via Munich, Munich central bus station, Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld, and Kelenföld vasútállomás M in around 13 h 35 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
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
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
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.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
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 St. Gallen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Budapest station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest is 896 km. It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Budapest.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Budapest Airport.

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