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There are 6 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Budapest by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Budapest  •  5 h 5 min

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

$59 - $364

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Bus Korona Travel  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest Népliget

$1

4 alternative options

Fly to Vienna, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Vienna (VIE) SKG - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld

$158 - $348

Fly to Belgrade, shuttle  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Belgrade (BEG) SKG - BEG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belgrade to Budapest

$111 - $231

Bus FP Travel  •  17 h

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

$50 - $95

Drive  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Budapest 626.4 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Budapest is to bus which costs 1€ and takes 17 h 13 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Budapest. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 17 h.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Budapest is 823 km. The road distance is 1002.2 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 17 h and costs 45€ - 80€.

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

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Thessaloniki to Budapest bus services, operated by FP Travel, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Budapest is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs 50€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 17 h.

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

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Thessaloniki to Budapest bus services, operated by FP Travel, arrive at Budapest station.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 514.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

Wizz Air flies from Thessaloniki to Budapest twice a week. Alternatively, FP Travel operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest 3 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $95 and the journey takes 17 h. Two 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
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Belgrade to Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs
FP Travel
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
Simeonidis Tours
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
$55 - $65
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr

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Budapest is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 10:29 AM in Thessaloniki and 9:29 AM in Budapest.

Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Budapest is 1002 km. It takes approximately 10 h 14 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Budapest.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Budapest Airport.

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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 Thessaloniki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42 min and costs 2€.

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