How to travel from Hamburg to Budapest

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from Hamburg to Budapest

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

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To get from Hamburg to Budapest on Dec 02 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:10PMHamburg Airport1h45 07:55PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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10:28PMHamburg Hbf14h51 01:19PMBudapest Keleti
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06:55AMHamburg Airport5h10 12:05PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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08:00AMHamburg15h45 11:45PMBudapest
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10:28PMHamburg Hbf15h51 02:19PMBudapest Keleti
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Travel Information to Budapest from Hamburg

distanceDistance575 miles (927 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$70 - $200
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $70 (€63) • 14 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $200 (€181) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain

Travel 575 miles (927 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Budapest from Hamburg. 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 $70 (€63). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Hamburg to Budapest.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Budapest

Travel Tips: 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 Hamburg to Budapest.
FAQs

International travel from Hamburg, Germany to Budapest, Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Hungary if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest if traveling from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Hungary must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Budapest from Hamburg.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Hamburg from Budapest here.

You can travel from Hamburg to Budapest 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Budapest is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $70 (€63) compared to other travel options to Budapest:

A bus is $130 (€118) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Hamburg to Budapest costing on average $200 (€181).

A bus is $57 (€52) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Hamburg to Budapest costing on average $127 (€115).

The fastest way from Hamburg to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Budapest that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Budapest by bus can take on average 14 h 55 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 13 h 32 min   on average.

Budapest is approximately 575 miles (927 km) away from Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Budapest is:

  • 3 buses a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Budapest from Hamburg 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 from Hamburg to Budapest:

  • Buses mostly leave from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and tend to arrive in Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.
  • Flights mostly depart from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Hamburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Budapest-Déli.

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

  • You can take a bus from Hamburg to Budapest with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $70 (€63) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Budapest.
  • You can travel by plane between Hamburg and Budapest with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Hamburg to Budapest tickets for $200 (€181) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Hamburg and Budapest with FlixTrain, and you can find FlixTrain Hamburg to Budapest tickets for $127 (€115) on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus.
  • You'll find direct flights with Eurowings.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Hamburg to Budapest? Many Omio customers who go from Hamburg to Budapest usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Prague or Bratislava from Budapest, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $70 (€63) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $200 (€181) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $127 (€115) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Hamburg 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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