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from Berlin to Budapest

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

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Budapest on Jan 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:55PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h30 05:25PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$811One-way
Cheapest
03:00PMBerlin15h05 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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$431One-way
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07:16AMBerlin Hbf12h18 07:34PMBudapest
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$771One-way
07:16AMBerlin Hbf13h04 08:20PMBudapest
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$771One-way
09:16AMBerlin Hbf13h07 10:23PMBudapest
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$771One-way

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Tue
Jan 25
$69Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$202Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Jan 26
$56Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$202Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Jan 27
$56Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$97Wizz Air
Fri
Jan 28
$60Deutsche Bahn
$41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$180Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Jan 29
$69Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$97Wizz Air
Sun
Jan 30
$56Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$49Wizz Air
Mon
Jan 31
$56Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$34ryanair sun
Tue
Feb 1
$56Deutsche Bahn
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$9Malta Air
Wed
Feb 2
$56Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$150Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Feb 3
$56Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$30ryanair sun
Fri
Feb 4
$56Deutsche Bahn with connection
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$50Malta Air
Sat
Feb 5
$56Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$22Wizz Air
Sun
Feb 6
$56Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$12Malta Air
Mon
Feb 7
$56Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$12ryanair sun
Tue
Feb 8
$56Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$9Malta Air
Wed
Feb 9
$56Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$122Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Feb 10
$56Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$16Wizz Air
Fri
Feb 11
$56Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$33Malta Air
Sat
Feb 12
$56Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$13Malta Air
Sun
Feb 13
$56Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$12Malta Air

Travel Information between Berlin and Budapest

distanceDistance427 miles (688 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $148
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€25) • 13 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $148 (€122) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 427 miles (688 km) by bus, flight or train to Budapest from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Budapest.

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How to get from Berlin to Budapest

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Berlin to Budapest, 73,25% 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 Berlin 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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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Budapest, Hungary from Berlin, Germany currently allowed?

International travel from Berlin, Germany to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Can I enter Hungary if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest if traveling from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Hungary must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/17/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Berlin to Budapest.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Berlin, Germany from Budapest, Hungary?

The restriction level for your return to Berlin, Germany from Hungary is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Berlin from Budapest restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Berlin from Budapest?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Berlin, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 1/23/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Berlin from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Berlin to Budapest?

There are 3 travel options from Berlin to Budapest: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Budapest?

The cheapest way to go to Budapest from Berlin is by taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:

A bus is generally $117 (€97) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $148 (€122) from Berlin to Budapest.

A bus is generally $27 (€22) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $57 (€47) from Berlin to Budapest.

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

The quickest way to travel between Berlin and Budapest is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Budapest by train can take on average 11 h 18 min.

How many miles from Berlin to Budapest would I travel?

The distance from Berlin to Budapest is approximately 427 miles (688 km).

How many services a day are there between Berlin and Budapest?

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Budapest is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Which travel operators can get me to Budapest from Berlin?

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

  • STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Can take you to Budapest by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Berlin to Budapest for $30 (€25).
  • Lufthansa can get you to Budapest by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Berlin to Budapest for $148 (€122) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Budapest by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Budapest for $57 (€47).

Can I find a direct route between Berlin and Budapest?

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

  • You can take a direct train with with 5 direct trains per day.

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 Berlin.

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

Your trip from Berlin 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 Berlin to Budapest tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Budapest today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Budapest from Berlin online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $30 (€25) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $148 (€122) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $57 (€47) one way on average for this trip.

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