There are 6 ways to get from Vilnius to Budapest by plane, night bus, train, bus or car

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Fly from Vilnius  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Budapest (BUD) VNO - BUD

17 720 Ft - 240 461 Ft

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Night bus to Kaunas, fly  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the night bus from Vilnius Seiny to Kaunas International Airport
  2. Fly from Kaunas (KUN) to Budapest (BUD) KUN - BUD

19 189 Ft - 74 249 Ft

Train to Minsk, fly  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Vilnius to Minsk Pas
  2. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Budapest (BUD) MSQ - BUD

21 303 Ft - 85 159 Ft

Bus  •  25h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Budapest Népliget

25 075 Ft - 33 875 Ft

Train  •  25h 54m

  1. Take the train from Vilnius to Minsk Pas 806 / ...
  2. Take the train from Minsk Pas to Wien Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld Ec / ...

50 096 Ft - 93 892 Ft

Drive  •  13h 56m

  1. Drive from Vilnius to Budapest 1326.9 km

45 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Vilnius to Budapest is to bus which costs $80 - $120 and takes 25h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Vilnius to Budapest is to fly which costs $55 - $800 and takes 6h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vilnius to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Vilnius and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vilnius to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Vilnius and arriving at Kelenfoeld via Minsk Pas and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 54m.

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The distance between Vilnius and Budapest is 910 km. The road distance is 1326.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 25h 41m and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Vilnius to Budapest, including transfers.

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Vilnius to Budapest bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Vilnius station.

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Vilnius to Budapest train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), depart from Vilnius station.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Budapest is to fly which takes 6h 27m and costs $55 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 25h 41m, you could also train, which costs $160 - $310 and takes 25h 54m.

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  • Distance: 909.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 27m

What companies run services between Vilnius, Lithuania and Budapest, Hungary?

LOT, Air Baltic and 11 other airlines fly from Vilnius to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Vilnius to Budapest Népliget twice a week. Tickets cost 24 000 Ft - 34 000 Ft and the journey takes 25h 18m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via London City
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Kaunas to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
21 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Minsk to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft
Flights from Kaunas to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
Flights from Kaunas to Budapest via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
23 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
43 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Flights from Kaunas to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Flights from Kaunas to Budapest via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Kaunas to Budapest via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
27 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
27 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Vilnius to Budapest via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
45 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Kaunas to Budapest via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Minsk to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
21 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Minsk to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Minsk Pas
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4 100 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Vilnius to Minsk Pas
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Minsk Pas to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
19h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 300 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Bus operators
Ollex
Phone
+370 5 210 4304
Email
info@ollex.lt
Website
ollex.lt
Night bus from Vilnius Seiny to Kaunas International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
3 490 Ft
Website
Ollex

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There is no direct flight from Vilnius Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Vilnius to Budapest bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest is 1h behind Vilnius. It is currently 3:47 PM in Vilnius and 2:47 PM in Budapest.

Vilnius to Budapest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Kelenfoeld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilnius to Budapest is 1327 km. It takes approximately 13h 56m to drive from Vilnius to Budapest.

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Air Baltic, Ukraine International Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and eight other airlines offer flights from Vilnius Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 3917+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 27 500 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Vilnius Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs .

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