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from Geneva to Budapest

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$74Deutsche Bahn
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$71Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information from Geneva to Budapest

distanceDistance613 miles (989 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$69 - $150
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $69 (€55) • 19 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $126 (€101) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 613 miles (989 km) by bus, flight or train to Budapest from Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $69 (€55). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Geneva to Budapest.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Hungary due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Geneva and Budapest?

Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Hungary?

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

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

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 9/14/21. 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 from Geneva to Budapest.

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

Return travel to Geneva, Switzerland from Hungary is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Hungary?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland 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 Geneva, Switzerland was last verified on 9/13/21. 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 Geneva from Budapest.

How do I get from Geneva to Budapest?

You can travel to Budapest from Geneva 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Geneva to Budapest?

The cheapest way to go to Budapest from Geneva is by taking a bus, which costs on average $69 (€55).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:

A bus is generally $57 (€46) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $126 (€101) from Geneva to Budapest.

A bus is generally $81 (€65) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $150 (€120) from Geneva to Budapest.

What is the fastest way to travel between Geneva and Budapest?

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Geneva is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Budapest can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 19 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 14 h 4 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Geneva to Budapest would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 613 miles (989 km) between Geneva and Budapest.

How many services a day are there between Geneva and Budapest?

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Budapest is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Geneva to Budapest?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Geneva at Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Budapest at Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Flights mostly leave from Geneva International Airport and tend to arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Geneva at Genève and arrive in Budapest at Budapest-Déli.
Who can get me from Geneva to Budapest?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Budapest by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Geneva to Budapest for $69 (€55).
  • EasyJet can get you to Budapest by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Geneva to Budapest for $126 (€101) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Budapest by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Geneva to Budapest tickets on Omio for $150 (€120).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Geneva to Budapest?
Omio customers who travel from Geneva to Budapest often also extend their vacation to go to Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Budapest and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Geneva to Budapest one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Geneva to Budapest, 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 $69 (€55) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $126 (€101) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $150 (€120) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Geneva to Budapest 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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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Budapest
Geneve, Cornavin
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