How to travel from Dresden to Budapest

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from Dresden to Budapest

How to get from Dresden to Budapest by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Dresden to Budapest is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
07:35PM10h30
Dresden
06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
$431One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
07:35PM10h30
Dresden
06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
$431One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Lufthansa Cityline
09:45AM2h55
Dresden Airport (DRS)
12:40PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
$5701One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
09:10AM9h18
Dresden Hbf
06:28PMBudapest-Nyugati
$961One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:10AM10h15
Dresden Hbf
06:25PMBudapest Keleti
$1131One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:10AM10h09
Dresden Hbf
06:19PMBudapest-Deli
$1131One-way
2 transfers
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
07:35PM10h10
Dresden
05:45AMBudapest
$431One-way
1 transfer
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
09:35PM18h40
Dresden
04:15PMBudapest
$431One-way
1 transfer
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
09:35PM19h00
Dresden
04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
$431One-way
1 transfer
Air Dolomiti
08:30PM3h05
Dresden Airport (DRS)
11:35PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
$5011One-way
1 transfer
Air Dolomiti
08:30PM3h05
Dresden Airport (DRS)
11:35PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
$5341One-way
1 transfer
Lufthansa Cityline
01:10PM3h35
Dresden Airport (DRS)
04:45PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
$5701One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Dresden to Budapest

distanceDistance342 miles (551 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$29 - $388
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€25) • 8 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $388 (€340) • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 342 miles (551 km) by bus, train or flight from Dresden to Budapest. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Dresden to Budapest.

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Find the best route to Budapest from Dresden with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, Lufthansa and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel from Dresden to Budapest. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Dresden and Budapest and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Dresden to Budapest

        FAQs: 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 Dresden to Budapest.
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        You can get from Dresden to Budapest 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Budapest is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $29 (€25) compared to other travel options to Budapest:

        A bus is $360 (€315) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Dresden to Budapest costing on average $388 (€340).

        A bus is $17 (€15) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Dresden to Budapest costing on average $46 (€40).

        The fastest way to get to Budapest from Dresden is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 5 min.

        Other travel options to Budapest take longer:

        Bus takes on average 8 h 5 min.

        Train takes on average 9 h 18 min.

        Budapest is approximately 342 miles (551 km) away from Dresden.

        The average frequency per day from Dresden to Budapest is:

        • 1 bus per day.

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

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

        • Buses most often depart from Dresden at Dresden, Ammonstraße / Budapester Straße (Busparkplatz) and arrive in Budapest at Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér.
        • Flights most often depart from Dresden at Dresden Airport and arrive in Budapest at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
        • Trains most often depart from Dresden at Dresden Hbf and arrive in Budapest at Budapest-Kelenfoeld.

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

        • You can take a bus from Dresden to Budapest with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, Arda Tur, Eurolines Deutschland or Infobus. Cheap tickets can be found for $29 (€25) with FlixBus from Dresden to Budapest.
        • You can take a flight from Dresden to Budapest with Lufthansa or Lufthansa Cityline (2). Cheap tickets can be found for $388 (€340) with Lufthansa Cityline (2) from Dresden to Budapest.
        • You can travel to Budapest from Dresden by train with Deutsche Bahn or RegioJet a. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $46 (€40) with Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Budapest.

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

        • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Budapest with FlixBus.

        Direct services to Budapest 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 route.

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