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from Barcelona to Budapest

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Budapest on Sep 17 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h25 11:55PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$851One-way
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09:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h25 11:55PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$851One-way
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05:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h30 07:50PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$1341One-way
12:45PMBarcelona El Prat Airport10h05 10:50PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$3311One-way
09:35AMBarcelona El Prat Airport9h35 07:10PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$3721One-way

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Thu
Sep 16
$177Flixbus
$91ryanair sun
Fri
Sep 17
$142Flixbus
$76Wizz Air
Sat
Sep 18
$147Flixbus
$254Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 19
$131Flixbus
$152Wizz Air
Mon
Sep 20
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$44Wizz Air
Tue
Sep 21
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$210Air France
Wed
Sep 22
$122Flixbus
$47Ryanair
Thu
Sep 23
$140Flixbus
$137ryanair sun
Fri
Sep 24
$135Flixbus
$51Wizz Air
Sat
Sep 25
$135Flixbus
$139Swiss
Sun
Sep 26
$144Flixbus
$98Iberia
Mon
Sep 27
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$86Ryanair
Tue
Sep 28
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$185Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 29
$135Flixbus
$38Ryanair
Thu
Sep 30
$152Flixbus
$80ryanair sun
Fri
Oct 1
$119Flixbus
$76Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 2
$110Flixbus
$129Air France
Sun
Oct 3
$112Flixbus
$70Wizz Air
Mon
Oct 4
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$25Wizz Air
Tue
Oct 5
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$137Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$122Flixbus
$25Ryanair

Travel Information between Barcelona and Budapest

distanceDistance929 miles (1498 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$107 - $119
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $107 (€85) • 32 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $119 (€95) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 929 miles (1498 km) by flight or bus between Barcelona and Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $107 (€85). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus 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

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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.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Budapest, Hungary if I’m coming from Barcelona, Spain?

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 9/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Barcelona and Budapest closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Barcelona, Spain from Budapest, Hungary?

The current restriction level for returning to Barcelona, Spain from Hungary is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Barcelona, Spain from Budapest, Hungary?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Barcelona from Budapest?

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/15/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Barcelona from Budapest here.

How do I get from Barcelona to Budapest?

You can travel to Budapest from Barcelona 2 different ways: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way from Barcelona to Budapest?

The cheapest way to go to Budapest from Barcelona is by taking a bus, which costs on average $107 (€85).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:

A bus is generally $13 (€10) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $119 (€95) from Barcelona to Budapest.

What is the fastest way to get from Barcelona to Budapest?

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Budapest can usually take longer:

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

How many miles from Barcelona to Budapest would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 929 miles (1498 km) between Barcelona and Budapest.

Where do I depart from Barcelona? Where do I arrive in Budapest?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Buses from Barcelona to Budapest most often leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
Which travel companies can get me 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 for flights to Budapest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Barcelona to Budapest tickets on Omio for $119 (€95).
  • Flixbus can get you to Budapest by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Barcelona to Budapest for $107 (€85) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly to Budapest from Barcelona?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with Ryanair or Wizz Air.
  • You can travel directly by bus with.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Barcelona to Budapest?
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 far in advance should I purchase tickets from Barcelona to Budapest online to get 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 $119 (€95) one way on average for this journey.
  • A bus ticket costs $107 (€85) one way on average 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Budapest
Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
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Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
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Barcelona Estació De França
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