There are 5 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Budapest by plane, bus, night train, train 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.

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Fly  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Budapest (BUD) SKG - BUD

$59 - $364

4 alternative options

Bus FP Travel  •  16 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest Simeonidis / ...

$60 - $110

Bus Eurolines HU  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest Népliget 596

$81 - $97

Night train, train  •  24 h 28 min

  1. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
  2. Take the train from Gevgelija to Beograd
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Budapest-Keleti Ec / ...

$78 - $151

Drive  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Budapest 626.4 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Budapest is to bus which costs 70€ - 85€ and takes 16 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Budapest is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 50€ - 320€.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Budapest is 823 km. The road distance is 1002 km.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Budapest. Services depart once daily, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thessaloniki to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Gevgelija and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 28 min.

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What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Budapest, Hungary?

Wizz Air, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Budapest 5 times a week. Alternatively, FP Travel operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest 3 times a week. Tickets cost $93 and the journey takes 16 h 44 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Budapest via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $4
1st Class Ticket
$4 - $7
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Gevgelija to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
16 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$93
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
14 h 23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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