How to travel from Amsterdam to Budapest

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from Amsterdam to Budapest

You can get from Amsterdam to Budapest by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Budapest on Dec 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:08AMAmsterdam Centraal15h11 11:19PMBudapest Keleti
4 transfers
1361One-way
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02:00PMAmsterdam26h15 04:15PMBudapest
1 transfer
591One-way
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06:38AMAmsterdam Centraal14h41 09:19PMBudapest Keleti
3 transfers
1571One-way
07:45PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol13h25 09:10AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
1 transfer
1791One-way
08:30PMAmsterdam Centraal19h49 04:19PMBudapest Keleti
2 transfers
1261One-way

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Travel Information to Budapest from Amsterdam

distanceDistance710 miles (1145 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$99 - $133
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $99 (€90) • 16 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $133 (€120) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 710 miles (1145 km) between Amsterdam and Budapest. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Budapest.

How to Travel from Amsterdam to Budapest

The journey from Amsterdam to Budapest is popular with travelers for both business and leisure. Buses and flights travel regularly from Amsterdam to Budapest every day of the week. A quick flight is the fastest mode of transport for this route. Services are available from early morning until late at night. Key departure points in Amsterdam include the Amsterdam Schiphol airport and Sloterdijk bus station.

Flights from Amsterdam to Budapest | Buses from Amsterdam to Budapest

Amsterdam to Budapest Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€60

20:40 h

1 Month Ahead

flight

€64

1:55 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Amsterdam to Budapest?

Cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Budapest


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Budapest. Buses traveling from Amsterdam to Budapest depart from Amsterdam's Sloterdijk bus station and take approximately 20 hours and 40 minutes to arrive at Budapest's Könyves Kálmán körút bus station. Buses services for this route are not direct and require a change in Wien at Station Erdberg. Last minutes flights can be quite expensive for this route, making bus tickets attractive to last minute travelers. Around 15 buses travel from Amsterdam to Budapest daily, which are service by Flixbus and RegioJet.


Fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Budapest


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Flying is the fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Budapest. Flights traveling from Amsterdam to Budapest depart from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport. Many airlines offer direct flights multiple times an hour, which only take 1 hour and 55 minutes to arrive in Budapest. Major airlines offering flights from Amsterdam to Budapest include There are 3 trains traveling from Vienna to Budapest every day, with the first departing Vienna at 8:42 a.m. All trains that travel from Vienna to Budapest are operated by easyJet, KLM, Air France, and British Airways.


Most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Budapest


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Traveling by plane is the most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Budapest. Situated 712 miles (1146 km) apart from each other, flying is the most convenient way to travel from Amsterdam to Budapest. Direct flights are just under 2 hours, and booking in advance helps offset the cost of plane tickets. Several airlines offer flights from Amsterdam to Budapest, which run all times of day, seven days a week.


How to get from Amsterdam to Budapest

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Amsterdam to Budapest, 85,26% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Amsterdam to Budapest, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Attractions in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, and is famous for its canals, cafes and museums, such as the Van Gogh museum, dedicated to the country's best known artist, Vincent Van Gogh. Other attractions include the Bols museum, where visitors can sample the locally established spirit; and the world-famous Anne Frank Museum, dedicated to preserving the memory of the tragic victim of the Holocaust, situated in the original attic where the girl and her family hid. The city is also known for its love of cycling. There are many bicycle tours available which are a great way of seeing the city. Alternatively, visitors can learn all about the city's history and see some of the beautiful architecture on a guided canal cruise.

Attractions in Budapest

Routinely cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest receives over 4.4 million international visitors every year. Some of Budapest's main attractions include the banks of the Danube river, Heroes' Square, the Buda Castle and Andrassy Avenue.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Budapest

Travel Tips: Travel to Budapest easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Budapest.
FAQs

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Budapest, Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Budapest from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest, Hungary from Amsterdam?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Budapest closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Hungary?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Hungary?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Budapest.

There are 4 travel options from Amsterdam to Budapest: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Budapest from Amsterdam is by taking a train, which costs on average $99 (€90).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:

Taking a train is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a bus to Budapest, which costs on average $105 (€95) for the same trip.

A train is generally $33 (€30) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $133 (€120) from Amsterdam to Budapest.

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Budapest that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 21 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 16 h 39 min   of travel time.

Budapest is approximately 710 miles (1145 km) away from Amsterdam.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Budapest is:

  • 2 buses a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Amsterdam to Budapest as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Budapest:

  • Buses from Amsterdam to Budapest most often leave from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.
  • Flights mostly leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and tend to arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Trains from Amsterdam to Budapest most often leave from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Budapest:

  • You can travel by bus to Budapest from Amsterdam with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Budapest tickets for $105 (€95) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Budapest from Amsterdam with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Amsterdam to Budapest tickets for $133 (€120) on Omio.
  • You can go to Budapest from Amsterdam by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for $99 (€90) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Amsterdam to Budapest on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Budapest with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You'll find direct flights with easyJet or KLM.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Budapest as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Budapest from Amsterdam.

Your trip from Amsterdam to Budapest doesn't have to end in Budapest. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. If you’d like to add Vienna, Prague or Bratislava to your Amsterdam to Budapest tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Budapest today!

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $105 (€95) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $133 (€120) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $99 (€90) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Budapest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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