Travel options
from Budapest to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Budapest to Barcelona on Sep 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:10PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport2h40 08:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 changes
10:30AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport2h35 01:05PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
0 changes
Other options
09:35AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport9h45 07:20PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 changes
06:30PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport4h30 11:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 changes
02:40PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport8h20 11:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
1 changes

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Need a place to stay?

view on map
Top pick hotels
Entire homes & apartments

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner

View all

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sep 27
Find prices
Sep 28
Sep 29
Find prices
Sep 30
Find prices
$51ryanair sun
Oct 1
$90Wizz Air
Oct 2
Find prices
Oct 3
Find prices
Oct 4
Find prices
Oct 5
Oct 6
Find prices
Oct 7
Find prices
$44Wizz Air
Oct 8
Oct 9
Find prices
$181Lufthansa Cityline
Oct 10
Find prices
$77Wizz Air
Oct 11
Find prices
Oct 12
Oct 13
Find prices
Oct 14
Find prices
$62ryanair sun
Oct 15
Oct 16
Find prices
$160Air Dolomiti

Travel Information from Budapest to Barcelona

distanceDistance929 miles (1498 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$130 - $131
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $130 (€104) • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $130 (€104) • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Take a bus or flight to travel 929 miles (1498 km) from Budapest to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $130 (€104). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Budapest to Barcelona.

How to get from Budapest to Barcelona

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Budapest to Barcelona, 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 Budapest to Barcelona, 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.

Search on Omio to find cheap tickets from Budapest to Barcelona. It’s easy to find the most attractive prices and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book on web or app, and travel with your mobile ticket —without the stress of printing your ticket.

Travel Tips

Travel from Budapest to Barcelona
Travel to Barcelona 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 Budapest to Barcelona.
What are the international travel restrictions for Spain due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Budapest to Barcelona?

International travel from Budapest, Hungary to Barcelona, Spain is: Fully open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Hungary?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What measures do I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain 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 9/25/21; 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 between Budapest and Barcelona.

Are there restrictions on reentering Hungary from Barcelona, Spain due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Budapest, Hungary from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Budapest from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

You should observe these safety measures in Hungary 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 Hungary was last checked on 9/19/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Budapest from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Budapest to Barcelona?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Barcelona from Budapest. You can take a bus or flight.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Budapest and Barcelona is by taking a flight with an average price of $130 (€104).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight is $2 (€1) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Budapest to Barcelona costing on average $131 (€105).

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

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Budapest is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 30 h 35 min   on average.

How many miles from Budapest to Barcelona would I travel?

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

When traveling to Barcelona from Budapest, where do I depart from Budapest and where do I arrive in Barcelona?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights mostly leave from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and tend to arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Who can get me from Budapest to Barcelona?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Barcelona by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Budapest to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $131 (€105).
  • Ryanair can get you to Barcelona by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Budapest to Barcelona for $130 (€104) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Budapest and Barcelona?

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

  • You can take a direct flight with Ryanair or Wizz Air.

Direct services to Barcelona 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.

Where should I go next after I travel from Budapest to Barcelona?
Many of our customers traveling from Budapest to Barcelona don't make Barcelona their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Barcelona are Madrid, Paris or Valencia, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barcelona to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Budapest and Barcelona online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Budapest to Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $131 (€105) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $130 (€104) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Budapest to Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Budapest - Könyves Kálmán k
Budapest Népliget autóbusz állomás Busterminal
Budapest, Népliget Autobus Station