How to travel from Basel to Budapest

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Travel Information from Basel to Budapest

distanceDistance533 miles (860 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$37 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $37 (€32) • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $37 (€32) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Wizz Air or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 533 miles (860 km) between Basel and Budapest. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, Wizz Air or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Basel to Budapest.

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from Basel to Budapest

How to get from Basel to Budapest by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Basel to Budapest is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL)
09:10AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
0 transfers
2 transfers
Wizz Air
EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL)
10:55AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
0 transfers
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Deutsche Bahn
Basel SBB
12:19AMBudapest Keleti
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
Basel SBB
10:19PMBudapest Keleti
3 transfers
07:45AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 transfer
11:50PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 transfer
2 transfers
EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL)
08:30PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
0 transfers
Wizz Air
EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg (BSL)
10:30PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
0 transfers

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best trip from Basel to Budapest with Omio's travel partners Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Wizz Air! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Basel to Budapest. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly from Basel to Budapest and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Basel to Budapest

        FAQs: 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 Basel to Budapest.

        There are 3 options to travel from Basel to Budapest including taking a bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Budapest from Basel is by taking a flight, which costs on average $37 (€32).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Basel to Budapest:

        Taking a flight costs $24 (€21) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $61 (€53).

        A flight is $28 (€25) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Basel to Budapest costing on average $66 (€57).

        The fastest way from Basel to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Budapest that take longer:

        Bus takes 18 h 15 min on average.

        Train takes 11 h 46 min on average.

        The Basel to Budapest distance is around 533 miles (860 km).

        The average frequency per day from Basel to Budapest is:

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

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

          • Most travelers take a bus from Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse (Bahnhof SBB) to Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér.
          • Most travelers board their plane from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
          • Most travelers catch their train from Basel SBB and arrive in Budapest-Kelenfoeld.

          The following travel companies offer services from Basel to Budapest:

          • Travel with FlixBus for buses to Budapest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Basel to Budapest tickets on Omio for $61 (€53).
          • Travel with Wizz Air, easyJet, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Air France or KLM to go to Budapest by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Wizz Air Basel to Budapest tickets on Omio for $37 (€32).
          • Travel with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB for trains to Budapest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Basel to Budapest tickets on Omio for $66 (€57).

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

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

          Looking to extend your trip from Basel to Budapest? Many Omio customers who go from Basel to Budapest usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague, Bratislava, Munich or Paris. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Prague, Bratislava, Munich or Paris from Budapest, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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