How to travel from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main

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from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main on Feb 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:40AMBudapest Keleti11h00 07:40PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
2 transfers
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11:20AMBudapest18h05 05:25AMFrankfurt am Main
1 transfer
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08:40AMBudapest Keleti10h56 07:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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01:40PMBudapest Keleti9h57 11:37PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 transfer
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07:40AMBudapest Keleti9h56 05:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 transfer
1501One-way

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Travel Information from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance503 miles (811 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$65 - $200
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $65 (€57) • 13 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $65 (€57) • 13 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 503 miles (811 km) between Budapest and Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 13 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $65 (€57). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main.

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FAQs

Travel from Budapest, Hungary to Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from Budapest restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Budapest?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Budapest, Hungary from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Hungary from Germany?

Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Hungary from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Hungary:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Hungary?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Hungary to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Budapest, Hungary was last verified on 1/13/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Budapest from Frankfurt am Main.

There are 4 travel options from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Budapest is by taking a train, which costs on average $65 (€57).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a train is usually $13 (€11) less than taking a bus to Frankfurt am Main, which costs on average $78 (€68) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $135 (€118) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $200 (€175) for this trip.

The fastest way from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main is by train with an average journey time of 13 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Frankfurt am Main that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 16 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by flight can take on average 15 h 15 min.

The distance from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main is approximately 503 miles (811 km).

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 4 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Buses mostly leave from Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and tend to arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
  • Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main most often leave from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Frankfurt am Main by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main for $78 (€68).
  • Lufthansa can take you to Frankfurt am Main by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main for $200 (€175).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Budapest to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $65 (€57).

Yes, there are direct routes from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct train per day to Frankfurt am Main with.

Direct services to Frankfurt am Main 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.

Omio customers who travel from Budapest to Frankfurt am Main often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Berlin or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Frankfurt am Main and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $78 (€68) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $200 (€175) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $65 (€57) one way on average.

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

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