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Travel Information to Budapest from Munich

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$54 - $121
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $54 (€45) • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $121 (€100) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 348 miles (561 km) by bus, flight or train between Munich and Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $54 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Munich to Budapest.

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Travel from Munich to Budapest: Journey Details

Reaching Budapest from Munich is easy, and you can be in the Hungarian capital in just over an hour. Travelers can choose to take an overnight bus, a great budget option for backpackers, or they can catch a Deutsche Bahn train. However, by far the quickest way to make the trip is by air. Regular flights take an hour to reach Budapest, putting it within easy reach for anyone in Munich.

Return trips from Budapest to Munich are also available.

How to get from Munich to Budapest

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Budapest, 82,33% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Munich to Budapest and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Munich to Budapest

Buses from Munich to Budapest are a great way to make the journey, and travelers can choose between daily services from Infobus, Eurolines, Postbus and Flixbus. All direct buses leave just before 11:00 p.m. and travel overnight to Budapest, with a total journey time of around 9 hours 30 minutes, but there are daytime trips with one or more stops on offer as well.

Trains from Munich to Budapest

Deutsche Bahn offers regular trains from Munich to Budapest. All trains depart from Munich Hauptbahnhof and get into Budapest Keleti station, with the first train of the day leaving at 7:15 a.m. and regular departures until 8:00 p.m. The journey takes 7 hours without stops, but even services with 1 or 2 changes can still get you to Budapest in the same amount of time.

Flights from Munich to Budapest

Flights from Munich to Budapest are operated by LOT, Lufthansa, Austrian, KLM and Air France, with plenty of direct flights every day. Flights leave as early as 7:00 a.m., with late-night departures at 10:00 p.m., and all direct journeys take just over an hour. All flights take off from Munich's Flughafen and touch down at Budapest's Ferenc Liszt International Airport.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich to Budapest

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FAQs

Does Hungary have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Munich and Budapest?

Travel between Munich, Germany and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Hungary?

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

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

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 1/10/22. 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 Munich.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Munich, Germany from Budapest, Hungary?

The restriction level for your return to Munich, Germany from Hungary is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Munich from Budapest restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Munich, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany 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 Germany was last checked on 1/16/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Munich from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Budapest from Munich?

There are 3 ways to get from Munich to Budapest: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Munich to Budapest the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Budapest from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $54 (€45).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:

Taking a bus is usually $67 (€55) less than taking a flight to Budapest, which costs on average $121 (€100) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $2 (€2) less than taking a train to Budapest, which costs on average $57 (€47) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Munich to Budapest?

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Budapest can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 49 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Munich and Budapest?

The Munich to Budapest distance is around 348 miles (561 km).

How many services a day are there to Budapest from Munich?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Budapest is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Munich and Budapest as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Munich? Where do I arrive in Budapest?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from München, ZOB and tend to arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Flights from Munich to Budapest most often leave from Munich Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Trains from Munich to Budapest most often leave from München Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Which travel companies can get me from Munich to Budapest?

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

  • You can take a bus from Munich to Budapest with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $54 (€45) with Flixbus from Munich to Budapest.
  • You can travel between Munich and Budapest by flight with Lufthansa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $121 (€100) with Lufthansa from Munich to Budapest.
  • You can travel by train to Budapest from Munich with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Munich to Budapest tickets for $57 (€47) on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly to Budapest from Munich?

Yes, there are direct routes from Munich to Budapest with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can book a direct flight with Lufthansa or Air Dolomiti.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Munich to Budapest?

Looking to extend your trip from Munich to Budapest? Many Omio customers who go from Munich 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.

When should I book a ticket from Munich to Budapest online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Munich to Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $54 (€45) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $121 (€100) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $57 (€47) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Munich to Budapest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.