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There are 7 ways to get from Stockholm to Budapest by plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Fly from Stockholm  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Budapest (BUD) ARN - BUD

$88 - $193

Cheapest option

Bus to Stockholm Skavsta, fly  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Skavsta flygplats
  2. Fly from Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) to Budapest (BUD) NYO - BUD

$43 - $178

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Train  •  25 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$336 - $543

Bus FlixBus  •  31 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N32
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 260 / ...

$112 - $187

Train, car ferry  •  35 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm City station to Nynäshamn station
  2. Take the car ferry from Nynäshamn - Visby to Gdańsk
  3. Take the train from Gdansk Wrzeszcz to Breclav Eic
  4. Take the train from Breclav to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...

$170 - $205

Bus Brianna Tour  •  45 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Budapest

$119 - $158

Drive  •  21 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Budapest 1427.7 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Budapest is to bus and fly which costs 380 kr - 1600 kr and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Budapest is to fly which costs 750 kr - 1800 kr and takes 5 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockholm station to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via København H and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 18 min.

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The distance between Stockholm and Budapest is 1317 km. The road distance is 2284.3 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 25 h 18 min and costs 3000 kr - 4900 kr.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Stockholm to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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Stockholm to Budapest train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Budapest is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs 750 kr - 1800 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 3000 kr - 4900 kr and takes 25 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs 1000 kr - 1700 kr and takes 31 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 823.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Budapest, Hungary?

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Stockholm to Budapest every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stockholm to Budapest via København H and Hamburg Hbf in around 25 h 18 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Riga
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stockholm to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Stockholm Skavsta to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $180
Danish Railways (DSB)
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $340
Website
bahn.de
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 Gdansk Wrzeszcz to Breclav
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Breclav to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Oradea to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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

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Stockholm to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Budapest is 2284 km. It takes approximately 21 h 37 min to drive from Stockholm to Budapest.

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Scandinavian Airlines, LOT, Norwegian Air International and seven other airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Budapest Airport.

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

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

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 275 kr.

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