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from Budapest to Heidelberg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Budapest to Heidelberg on Oct 19 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport1h30 10:00AMStuttgart Airport
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$1501One-way
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08:30AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport1h30 10:00AMStuttgart Airport
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$1501One-way
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08:00PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport1h30 09:30PMStuttgart Airport
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$1711One-way
02:40PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport1h40 04:20PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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$2331One-way
06:30AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport1h45 08:15AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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$2731One-way

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Mon
Oct 18
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Tue
Oct 19
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$113Flixbus
$150Eurowings
Wed
Oct 20
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$123Flixbus
$80Eurowings
Thu
Oct 21
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$58Flixbus
$112Eurowings
Fri
Oct 22
$58Deutsche Bahn
$70Flixbus
$132Eurowings
Sat
Oct 23
$98Deutsche Bahn
$71Flixbus
$213Swiss
Sun
Oct 24
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$60Flixbus
$193Eurowings

Travel Information from Budapest to Heidelberg

distanceDistance490 miles (791 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$49 - $104
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $49 (€40) • 14 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $104 (€85) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 490 miles (791 km) by flight, bus or train to Heidelberg from Budapest. 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 $49 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Budapest to Heidelberg.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Heidelberg from Budapest?

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

Can travelers from Hungary enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 10/17/21. 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 Budapest and Heidelberg.

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

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Hungary from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering 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 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: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Budapest, Hungary was last verified on 10/17/21. 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 Heidelberg.

How do I go from Budapest to Heidelberg?

There are 3 ways to get from Budapest to Heidelberg: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Heidelberg from Budapest is by taking a bus, which costs on average $49 (€40).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Heidelberg:

Taking a bus is usually $55 (€45) less than taking a flight to Heidelberg, which costs on average $104 (€85) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $8 (€7) less than taking a train, which costs on average $57 (€47) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to travel from Budapest to Heidelberg?

The fastest way to get to Heidelberg from Budapest is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Heidelberg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 14 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 10 h 4 min   on average.

What is the distance between Budapest and Heidelberg?

Heidelberg is approximately 490 miles (791 km) away from Budapest.

How many services a day are there from Budapest to Heidelberg?

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Heidelberg is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses from Budapest to Heidelberg most often leave from Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and arrive in Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost.
  • Trains mostly leave from Budapest-Déli and tend to arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Budapest to Heidelberg?

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

  • Eurowings can get you to Heidelberg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Budapest to Heidelberg for $104 (€85) on Omio.
  • Flixbus can take you to Heidelberg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Budapest to Heidelberg for $49 (€40).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Heidelberg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Budapest to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $57 (€47).
Is it possible to travel directly between Budapest and Heidelberg?

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

  • You can find around 1 direct train per day and travel with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Heidelberg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Budapest to Heidelberg.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Budapest to Heidelberg?
Your trip from Budapest to Heidelberg doesn't have to end in Heidelberg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you’d like to add Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich to your Budapest to Heidelberg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Heidelberg today!
How early should I buy Budapest to Heidelberg tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $104 (€85) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $49 (€40) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $57 (€47) one way.

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

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