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There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly from Zagreb  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Budapest (BUD) ZAG - BUD

$124 - $425

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 976 / ...

$23 - $36

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Shuttle to Graz, fly  •  8 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Graz Airport
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Budapest (BUD) GRZ - BUD

$157 - $770

Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Kelenföld D

$67 - $94

Train via Zugló vasútállomás  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti

$28 - $39

Train #2  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli D

$26 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) 231.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to train which costs 160 kn - 230 kn and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to drive which costs 290 kn - 430 kn and takes 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD). However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Liszt Ferenc Airport 2 via Népliget M and Kőbánya-Kispest M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Budapest Airport (BUD) is 309 km. The road distance is 369.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs 140 kn - 240 kn.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD), including transfers.

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Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to fly which takes 5 h 2 min and costs 800 kn - 2.800 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140 kn - 240 kn and takes 5 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs 430 kn - 650 kn and takes 6 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD).
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  • Distance: 192.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Budapest Airport (BUD), Hungary?

Austrian Airlines, LOT and eight other airlines fly from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) 4 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) is 370 km. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD).

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Swiss, LOT, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4305+ hotels available in Budapest Airport (BUD). Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 27 min and costs 90 kn - 700 kn.

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