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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Zagreb  •  4 h 49 min

  1. ZAG - BUD

$125 - $426

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Adria First Flight

$20 - $28

5 alternative options

Fly from Graz  •  7 h 40 min

  1. GRZ - BUD

$157 - $775

Bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. 976 / ...

$23 - $36

Train Croatian Railways (HŽPP)  •  6 h 34 min

  1. D / ...

$68 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. 231.1 miles

$45 - $70

Shuttle  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Eurobusways

$50 - $109

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

Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min. Orange Ways also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,000
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
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 - $95
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
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
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zagreb to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Orange Ways
Phone
+3670-400-4874
Email
info@orw.hu
Website
orangeways.com
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
orangeways.com
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zagreb and Budapest Airport (BUD) is 309 km. The road distance is 370 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to train which costs 120 kn - 180 kn and takes 6 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to drive which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 280 kn - 420 kn.

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 28 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Zagreb to Budapest Airport (BUD), including transfers.