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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 Sep 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:15PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h30 07:45PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$321One-way
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06:15PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h30 07:45PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$321One-way
Other options
09:14AMBerlin Hbf11h06 08:20PMBudapest-Nyugati pu
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$741One-way
05:00PMBerlin13h05 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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$421One-way
07:16AMBerlin Hbf12h04 07:20PMBudapest-Nyugati pu
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$871One-way

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Mon
Sep 27
$201Deutsche Bahn
$42STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$52Malta Air
Tue
Sep 28
$62Deutsche Bahn
$42STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$32ryanair sun
Wed
Sep 29
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$36ryanair sun
Thu
Sep 30
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$151Malta Air
Fri
Oct 1
$58Deutsche Bahn
$40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$164Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Oct 2
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$79Malta Air
Sun
Oct 3
$58Deutsche Bahn
$40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$71Malta Air
Mon
Oct 4
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$92Malta Air
Tue
Oct 5
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$68ryanair sun
Wed
Oct 6
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$19ryanair sun
Thu
Oct 7
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$44Wizz Air
Fri
Oct 8
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$133Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Oct 9
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$110Malta Air
Sun
Oct 10
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$118Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Oct 11
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$84Malta Air
Tue
Oct 12
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$38ryanair sun
Wed
Oct 13
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$38Wizz Air
Thu
Oct 14
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$50Wizz Air
Fri
Oct 15
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$88Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 16
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$129Malta Air
Sun
Oct 17
$58Deutsche Bahn
$31STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$43Malta Air

Travel Information to Budapest from Berlin

distanceDistance427 miles (688 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $262
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€25) • 13 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $262 (€209) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 427 miles (688 km) 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 $31 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Swiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Berlin to Budapest.

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

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Hungary?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Budapest from Berlin?

Conditions of entry into Hungary:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Budapest, Hungary?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Hungary has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/19/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Berlin and Budapest.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Budapest, Hungary due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Hungary is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, Germany from Budapest, Hungary?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany 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 9/25/21. 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 Berlin from Budapest here.

How do I reach Budapest from Berlin?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Budapest is by taking a bus with an average price of $31 (€25).

This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:

Taking a bus is usually $231 (€184) less than taking a flight to Budapest, which costs on average $262 (€209) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $44 (€35) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $75 (€60) from Berlin to Budapest.

What is the fastest way from Berlin to Budapest?

The fastest way from Berlin to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 30 min.

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

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

In comparison, going by train can take 11 h 6 min   on average.

What is the distance between Berlin and Budapest?

Budapest is approximately 427 miles (688 km) away from Berlin.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Berlin to Budapest?

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Budapest is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Berlin and in Budapest?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Berlin to Budapest depart from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.
Who can get me from Berlin to Budapest?

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:

  • Travel with Swiss for flights to Budapest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Swiss Berlin to Budapest tickets on Omio for $262 (€209).
  • STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Can get you to Budapest by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Berlin to Budapest for $31 (€25) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Budapest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Budapest tickets on Omio for $75 (€60).
Is it possible to travel directly 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 Deutsche Bahn 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 between Berlin and Budapest.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Berlin to Budapest?
Many of our customers traveling from Berlin 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 buy tickets from Berlin to Budapest online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $262 (€209) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $31 (€25) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $75 (€60) one way on average.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Budapest
Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
Amenities
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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Refreshments