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Travel Information to Budapest from Barcelona

distanceDistance929 miles (1498 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$21 - $156
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $21 (€17) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $21 (€17) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 929 miles (1498 km) between Barcelona and Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Barcelona to Budapest.

How to get from Barcelona to Budapest

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Barcelona to Budapest, 100,00% 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 Barcelona 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Barcelona to Budapest

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 Barcelona to Budapest.

Does Hungary have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Budapest from Barcelona?

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 1/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Budapest from Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Spain from Budapest, Hungary?

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from Hungary is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Hungary?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

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

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 1/21/22. 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 Barcelona from Budapest.

How do I reach Budapest from Barcelona?

There are 2 ways to travel from Barcelona to Budapest including taking a flight or bus.

How do I get from Barcelona to Budapest the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Budapest from Barcelona is by taking a flight with an average price of $21 (€17).

This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:

A flight is generally $136 (€113) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $156 (€130) from Barcelona to Budapest.

What is the quickest way from Barcelona to Budapest?

The fastest way from Barcelona to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 32 h 35 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Barcelona to Budapest?

The Barcelona to Budapest distance is around 929 miles (1498 km).

When traveling between Barcelona and Budapest, what are the departure and arrival points in Barcelona and Budapest?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Barcelona to Budapest:

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Barcelona to Budapest depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Barcelona to Budapest depart from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Barcelona to Budapest?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Budapest, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Budapest by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Barcelona to Budapest tickets on Omio for $21 (€17).
  • Flixbus can take you to Budapest by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Barcelona to Budapest for $156 (€130).

Can I travel directly to Budapest from Barcelona?

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

  • You can take a direct flight 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 from Barcelona to Budapest.

Where should I go next after I travel to Budapest from Barcelona?

Many of our customers traveling from Barcelona to Budapest don't make Budapest their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Budapest are Vienna, Prague or Bratislava, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Budapest to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book tickets from Barcelona to Budapest online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Barcelona to Budapest, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket costs $21 (€17) one way on average for this route.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $156 (€130) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Budapest tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.