How to travel from Madrid to Budapest

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Travel Information from Madrid to Budapest

distanceDistance1224 miles (1974 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$82 - $138
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $82 (€71) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $82 (€71) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Wizz Air

Travel 1224 miles (1974 km) by bus or flight 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 bus or flight from Madrid to Budapest.

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from Madrid to Budapest

How to get from Madrid to Budapest by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
flight

The best way to travel from Madrid to Budapest is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Wizz Air
05:45PM3h20
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
09:05PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
$2661One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
04:40PM43h10
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
11:50AMBudapest
$2011One-way
3 transfers
Fastest
Iberia
11:45AM3h10
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
02:55PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
$7841One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
09:10PM44h40
Madrid
05:50PMBudapest
$2311One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
09:10PM45h00
Madrid
06:10PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
$2311One-way
2 transfers
FlixBus
04:40PM39h05
Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
07:45AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
$2641One-way
1 transfer
Helvetic Airways
07:45PM13h10
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
08:55AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
$2501One-way
1 transfer
Brussels Airlines
05:35PM5h25
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
11:00PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
$3001One-way
1 transfer
Lufthansa
07:15AM5h25
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
12:40PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
$4261One-way
1 transfer

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Find the best trip from Madrid to Budapest with Brussels Airlines, KLM and Air France. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your travel to Budapest from Madrid: Economy and Business.

      FAQs: Travel from Madrid to Budapest

      FAQs: 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

      There are 2 ways to get from Madrid to Budapest: bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Budapest from Madrid is by taking a flight, which costs on average $82 (€71).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Madrid to Budapest:

      A flight is $55 (€48) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $138 (€119) from Madrid to Budapest.

      The fastest way from Madrid to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 10 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Budapest that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 39 h 5 min of travel time.

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

      The average frequency per day from Madrid to Budapest is:

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

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

        • Buses mostly leave from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses and tend to arrive in Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér.
        • Flights most often depart from Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Budapest at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.

        The following travel companies offer services from Madrid to Budapest:

        • Travel with FlixBus for buses to Budapest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Madrid to Budapest tickets on Omio for $138 (€119).
        • Travel with Wizz Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines, KLM, Air France, LAER, Air Europa, SWISS, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Air Dolomiti or Air Baltic for flights to Budapest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Wizz Air Madrid to Budapest tickets on Omio for $82 (€71).

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

        • Take a direct bus with.
        • Take a direct flight with Wizz Air or Iberia.

        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 Madrid to Budapest.

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

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