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Travel Information from Madrid to Budapest

distanceDistance1224 miles (1974 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $229
fastestFastest modeFlight • $217 (€208) • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Wizz Air

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 1224 miles (1974 km) to Budapest from Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Wizz Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Budapest.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid 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 Madrid to Budapest.
FAQs

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Budapest, Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Budapest from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest, Hungary from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Budapest from Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Budapest restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Budapest?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Budapest from Madrid. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Budapest is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Budapest:

A train is $227 (€217) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Madrid to Budapest costing on average $229 (€219).

Taking a train is usually $215 (€206) less than taking a flight to Budapest, which costs on average $217 (€208) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Madrid and Budapest is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Budapest by bus can take on average 39 h 5 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 1224 miles (1974 km) from Madrid to Budapest.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Budapest:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Budapest by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Madrid to Budapest for $229 (€219) on Omio.
  • Wizz Air can get you to Budapest by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Wizz Air from Madrid to Budapest for $217 (€208) on Omio.

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

  • You can book a direct flight with.

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 to Budapest from Madrid.

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

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $229 (€219) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $217 (€208) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $2 (€2) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Madrid 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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