Travel from Zürich to Budapest

Train, bus or fly from Zürich to Budapest?

Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Zürich to Budapest every 2 hours. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $170 - $280 and the journey takes 10 h 22 min.

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How to get from Zürich to Budapest

ModeDurationPrice
From Zürich HB train to Zurich airport, fly to Budapest airport, then bus to Budapest.4 h 34 min$134
From Zürich HB train to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, line 50 bus to Basel airport, fly to Budapest airport, then bus to Budapest.5 h 43 min$189
From Zürich HB train to Kelenföld.10 h 22 min$253
From Zurich bus to Népliget M then bus to Deák Ferenc tér M.14 h$102
From Zürich Stadelhofen line 15 train to Rapperswil, train to St. Gallen, bus to Népliget M, then bus to Deák Ferenc tér M.16 h 55 min
From Zürich HB night train to Kelenföld vasútállomás M then line 19 tram to Clark Ádám tér.11 h 54 min$276
From Zürich drive to Budapest.9 h 21 min$156

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

It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Zürich to Budapest, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Zürich and Budapest?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Kelenföld. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h 22 min.

Is there a direct bus between Zürich and Budapest?

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

Operators from Zürich to Budapest

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SwissSwiss
Austrian AirlinesAustrian Airlines
LufthansaLufthansa
BKK+36 1 3 255 255BKK
BVBBVB
Wizz AirWizz Air
easyJeteasyJet
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
SüdostbahnSüdostbahn
Eurolines CH0041 (0) 844 257 224Eurolines CH