You can get from Istanbul to Budapest by train, bus or flight.
To get from Istanbul to Budapest on Jun 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||662 miles (1067 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $183 (€163) • 1 h 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or pegasus|
Travel 662 miles (1067 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Budapest from Istanbul. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or pegasus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Istanbul to Budapest.
Travel between Istanbul, Turkey and Budapest, Hungary is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.
Conditions of entry into Hungary:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Hungary has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 6/27/22. 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 to Budapest from Istanbul.
The restriction level for your return to Istanbul, Turkey from Hungary is: Fully open.
Entry into Turkey is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Conditions of reentry into Turkey:
You should observe these safety measures in Turkey as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Turkey was last checked on 6/25/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Istanbul from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways to travel between Istanbul and Budapest including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to travel from Istanbul to Budapest is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).
This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:
A ferry is generally $65 (€58) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $65 (€58) from Istanbul to Budapest.
A ferry is generally $183 (€163) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $183 (€163) from Istanbul to Budapest.
A ferry is $1 (€1) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Istanbul to Budapest costing on average $1 (€1).
The quickest way to travel to Budapest from Istanbul is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 55 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 23 h 11 min of travel time.
In comparison, getting to Budapest by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.
In comparison, getting to Budapest by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.
The Istanbul to Budapest distance is around 662 miles (1067 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Istanbul to Budapest, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Istanbul to Budapest with the following travel companies:
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 Istanbul to Budapest.
When planning your trip from Istanbul to Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Istanbul to Budapest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.