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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Tartu  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Tartu (TAY) to Budapest (BUD) TAY - BUD

$102 - $255

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  27 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Tartu to Valga
  2. Take the train from Valga to Rīga pasažieru 874 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Warszawa E1
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$92 - $149

5 alternative options

Train to Tallinn, fly  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Tartu to Ülemiste
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Budapest (BUD) TLL - BUD

$96 - $228

Bus via Warszawa Zachodni  •  34 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tartu bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam 145 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pärnu to Warszawa Zachodni E4
  3. Take the bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Budapest Népliget 910

$154 - $190

Bus Ecolines  •  37 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Tartu to Rīga 801202
  2. Take the bus from Riga to Budapest Népliget

$108 - $177

Bus, train  •  40 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Tartu to Pskov 989
  2. Take the train from Pskow Pass to Dedowitschi
  3. Take the train from Dedowitschi to Bohumin
  4. Take the train from Bohumin to Budapest-Nyugati Ec

$105 - $171

Drive  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Tartu to Budapest 1111.5 miles

$190 - $290

What companies run services between Tartu, Estonia and Budapest, Hungary?

Finnair and Air France fly from Tartu to Budapest once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tartu to Budapest via Pärnu bussijaam, Pärnu, Warszawa Zachodni, Warszawa Zachodnia, Budapest Népliget, and Népliget M in around 34 h 25 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tartu to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Tartu to Budapest via Helsinki, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Tallinn to Budapest via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
Elron
Website
elron.ee
Train from Tartu to Ülemiste
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
elron.ee
Train from Tartu to Valga
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
elron.ee
1188 Latvia
Website
1188.lv
Train from Valga to Rīga pasažieru
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
1188.lv
Polish Railways (PKP)
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Pskow Pass to Dedowitschi
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$9 - $15
2nd Class (Kupé)
$11 - $17
Train from Dedowitschi to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
26 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Tartu to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
31 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Peatus Estonia
Website
peatus.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
peatus.ee
Go Bus AS
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
gobus.ee
Sarbuss AS
Website
sarbuss.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
sarbuss.ee
Arilix OÜ
Website
vaikebussid.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
vaikebussid.ee
Taisto Liinid OÜ
Website
taisto.ee
Bus from Tartu bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
taisto.ee
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$93
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Tartu to Budapest?

The distance between Tartu and Budapest is 1313 km. The road distance is 1778 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tartu to Budapest?

The cheapest way to get from Tartu to Budapest is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 9 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Tartu to Budapest?

The quickest way to get from Tartu to Budapest is to train and fly which takes 9 h 5 min and costs 75€ - 190€.

Is there a direct bus between Tartu and Budapest?

No, there is no direct bus from Tartu to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Tartu bussijaam and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Pärnu, Warszawa Zachodnia and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Tartu to Budapest?

It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to get from Tartu to Budapest, including transfers.