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from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest

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

Our recommendation

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

10:22AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf9h57 08:19PMBudapest Keleti
2 changes
$1121One-way
Cheapest
10:30PMFrankfurt am Main18h05 04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 changes
$471One-way
Other options
09:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf10h25 08:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 changes
$1121One-way
10:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf10h25 09:19PMBudapest Keleti
2 changes
$1121One-way
08:22AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf9h57 06:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 changes
$1241One-way

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Sun
Sep 26
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$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$198Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Sep 27
$112Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$198Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Sep 28
$74Deutsche Bahn
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$224Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Sep 29
$74Deutsche Bahn
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$255Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Sep 30
$58Deutsche Bahn
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$179Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Oct 1
$58Deutsche Bahn
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$198Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Oct 2
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$198Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Oct 3
$62Deutsche Bahn
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$144Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Oct 4
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$141Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$58Deutsche Bahn
$45STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$104Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$58Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$144Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Oct 7
$58Deutsche Bahn
Find prices
$179Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Oct 8
$58Deutsche Bahn
$50STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$141Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$45STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$189KLM
Sun
Oct 10
$62Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$141Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
$58Deutsche Bahn
$45STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$118Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Oct 12
$58Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$141Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 13
$58Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$118Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Oct 14
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
Find prices
$118Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Oct 15
$58Deutsche Bahn
$44Flixbus
$141Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 16
$58Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$104Lufthansa

Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Budapest

distanceDistance503 miles (811 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $348
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€40) • 14 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $348 (€280) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. KLM or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 503 miles (811 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. KLM or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest.

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest, 89,44% 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 Frankfurt am Main to Budapest, 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.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Budapest, Hungary if I’m coming from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Hungary?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Budapest from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 9/19/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main and Budapest.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Budapest, Hungary due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Hungary is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Hungary?

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

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

Requirements for reentering 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

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

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany 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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 9/25/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Budapest.

What are the ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest?

There are 3 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Budapest?

The cheapest way to go to Budapest from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $50 (€40).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:

A bus is $298 (€240) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest costing on average $348 (€280).

A bus is $12 (€10) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest costing on average $62 (€50).

What is the fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest?

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Budapest can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 14 h 2 min.

In comparison, getting to Budapest by train can take on average 9 h 57 min.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Budapest?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest?

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

  • 1 train a day.

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

When traveling to Budapest from Frankfurt am Main, what are the departure and arrival points in Frankfurt am Main and Budapest?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Budapest-Déli.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest?

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

  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. To go to Budapest by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Frankfurt am Main to Budapest tickets on Omio for $50 (€40).
  • KLM can take you to Budapest by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest for $348 (€280).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Budapest by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Frankfurt am Main to Budapest tickets on Omio for $62 (€50).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest?
Your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest doesn't have to end in Budapest. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. If you’d like to add Vienna, Prague or Bratislava to your Frankfurt am Main to Budapest tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Budapest today!
How early should I book tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Budapest online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $50 (€40) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $348 (€280) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $62 (€50) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Budapest
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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