You can get from Munich to Budapest by train, bus or flight.
To get from Munich to Budapest on Sep 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||348 miles (561 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$41 - $314|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $41 (€33) • 8 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $314 (€253) • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a flight, bus or train to travel 348 miles (561 km) to Budapest from Munich. 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 $41 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Budapest.
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.
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.
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 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.
International travel from Munich, Germany to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.
Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Hungary must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/19/21; 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 from Munich to Budapest.
The restriction level for your return to Munich, Germany from Hungary is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 9/25/21. 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.
There are 3 ways that you can travel between Munich and Budapest. You can take a flight, bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Munich to Budapest is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $41 (€33) compared to other travel options to Budapest:
A bus is $273 (€220) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Munich to Budapest costing on average $314 (€253).
Taking a bus is usually $34 (€27) less than taking a train to Budapest, which costs on average $74 (€60) for the same trip.
The fastest way from Munich to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to Budapest that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h 30 min on average.
In comparison, getting to Budapest by train can take on average 6 h 49 min.
The distance from Munich to Budapest is approximately 348 miles (561 km).
The average frequency per day from Munich to Budapest is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Munich to Budapest as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
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