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There are 9 ways to get from Zwolle to Budapest by train, plane, bus, night train, car or car train

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Budapest (BUD) AMS - BUD

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Train, bus  •  23h 21m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Hertogenbosch
  2. Take the train from Hertogenbosch to Maastricht
  3. Take the bus from Liege to Budapest

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Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Budapest (BUD) DUS - BUD

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Budapest (BUD) EIN - BUD

Train  •  16h 41m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Passau Hbf 39 / ...
  4. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Vienna Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld Ec / ...

Bus  •  24h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Arnhem Central Station to Eindhoven Station N367 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven Station to Budapest Népliget bus station 1924

Train, night train  •  18h 48m

  1. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the night train from Arnhem Centraal to Wien Hbf Nj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld Ec / ...

Drive, car train  •  14h 32m

  1. Drive from Zwolle to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Munich East Station
  3. Drive from Munich East Station to Budapest

Drive  •  11h 43m

  1. Drive from Zwolle to Budapest 1312.7 km

Zwolle to Budapest by train

The train journey time between Zwolle and Budapest is around 16h 41m and covers a distance of around 1394 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 54m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, ÖBB and others, the Zwolle to Budapest train service departs from Zwolle and arrives in Budapest-Kelenfoeld. Typically 53 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

53 Weekly Trains
16h 41m Average Duration
59 804 Ft Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Zwolle to Budapest is to train and bus which costs €50 - €110 and takes 23h 21m.

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The fastest way to get from Zwolle to Budapest is to train and fly which takes 5h 43m and costs €90 - €240.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwolle to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Zwolle, Katwolderplein/Centrum and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Apeldoorn, Station G, Arnhem Central Station, Eindhoven Station and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwolle to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Zwolle and arriving at Budapest-Kelenfoeld via Arnhem Centraal, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Passau Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 41m.

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The distance between Zwolle and Budapest is 1078 km. The road distance is 1312.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zwolle to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 16h 41m and costs €150 - €370.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Zwolle to Budapest, including transfers.

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Zwolle to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Arnhem Central Station.

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Zwolle to Budapest train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Zwolle station.

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The best way to get from Zwolle to Budapest is to train which takes 16h 41m and costs €150 - €370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €120 - €180 and takes 24h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Zwolle to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 1077.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 43m

What companies run services between Zwolle, Netherlands and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Zwolle to Budapest via Arnhem Centraal, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Passau Hbf, and Wien Hbf in around 16h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwolle to Budapest via Apeldoorn, Station G, Arnhem, Centraal Station, Arnhem Central Station, Eindhoven Station, Budapest Népliget bus station, and Népliget M in around 24h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90 000 Ft - 200 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 240 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Budapest via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Budapest via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Zwolle to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
5 500 Ft - 8 500 Ft
1st Class Full Fare
9 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
4 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft
1st Class Full Fare
7 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Train from Zwolle to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
4 900 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
4 900 Ft - 7 000 Ft
1st Class Full Fare
8 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
4 600 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
4 600 Ft - 7 000 Ft
1st Class Full Fare
7 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
13 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
1st Class Full Fare
23 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Train from Zwolle to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
6 500 Ft - 9 500 Ft
1st Class Full Fare
11 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Train from Hertogenbosch to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
6 000 Ft - 9 500 Ft
1st Class Full Fare
10 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Schedules at
vias-online.de
Arriva NL
Phone
0800-0232 545
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 7 500 Ft
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Train from Hertogenbosch to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 30 000 Ft
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Train from Passau Hbf to Vienna Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
50 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Seating Carriage
16 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Couchette Carriage
34 000 Ft - 42 000 Ft
Night train from Arnhem Centraal to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
50 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Seating Carriage
25 000 Ft - 46 000 Ft
Couchette Carriage
50 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3 800 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Website
https://regiojet.com/
2nd Class
3 800 Ft - 5 500 Ft
1st Class
11 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Munich East Station
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
Trans Nicolaescu
Phone
0745/ 638 910
Email
transnicolaescu@yahoo.com
Website
transnicolaescu.ro
Bus from Liege to Budapest
Ave. Duration
17h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
4 641 Ft
Book at
Trans Nicolaescu
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Arnhem Central Station to Eindhoven Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
3 600 Ft - 5 000 Ft
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Eindhoven Station to Budapest Népliget bus station
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Zwolle to Budapest train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Budapest-Kelenfoeld station.

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