How to travel from Budapest to Munich

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from Budapest to Munich

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

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To get from Budapest to Munich on Nov 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar10h30 06:00AMMünchen, ZOB
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11:10PMBudapest15h05 02:15PMMünchen, ZOB
1 transfer
301One-way
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10:50PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar15h25 02:15PMMünchen, ZOB
1 transfer
301One-way

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Travel Information from Budapest to Munich

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $659
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $42 (€38) • 6 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $659 (€597) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 348 miles (561 km) from Budapest to Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $42 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Budapest to Munich.

How to get from Budapest to Munich

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Budapest to Munich there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 69,51% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Budapest to Munich. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Budapest to Munich

Travel Tips: Travel to Munich 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 Munich.
FAQs

Travel from Budapest, Hungary to Munich, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Munich 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 Munich, Germany from Budapest?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Munich, 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 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Budapest to Munich closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Budapest, Hungary from Germany is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Hungary 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. 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 Budapest from Munich here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Budapest and Munich. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Munich from Budapest is by taking a train, which costs on average $42 (€38).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

A train is generally $41 (€37) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $83 (€75) from Budapest to Munich.

Taking a train is usually $617 (€559) less than taking a flight to Munich, which costs on average $659 (€597) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Munich from Budapest is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 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 8 h 35 min.

In comparison, getting to Munich by train can take on average 6 h 50 min.

You should expect to travel around 348 miles (561 km) between Budapest and Munich.

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Munich is:

  • 6 buses a day.
  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Budapest to Munich 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 when traveling from Budapest to Munich:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Budapest to Munich depart from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport to Munich Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Budapest-Déli to München Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Budapest to Munich:

  • You can take a bus from Budapest to Munich with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $83 (€75) with Flixbus from Budapest to Munich.
  • You can go to Munich from Budapest by plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $659 (€597) with Lufthansa from Budapest to Munich on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Budapest to Munich with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $42 (€38) with Deutsche Bahn from Budapest to Munich.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus with 2 direct buses per day.
  • You can find around 5 direct trains per day and travel with Deutsche Bahn.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Budapest to Munich often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Budapest and Munich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Munich and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $83 (€75) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $659 (€597) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $42 (€38) one way on average.

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

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