How to travel from Munich to Budapest

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from Munich to Budapest

You can get from Munich to Budapest by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Munich to Budapest on Dec 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:22AMMunich Hbf6h57 01:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
501One-way
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04:30PMMünchen, ZOB13h15 05:45AMBudapest
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06:04AMMunich Hbf8h35 02:39PMBudapest-Deli pu
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06:04AMMunich Hbf8h40 02:44PMBudapest Keleti
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601One-way
10:17AMMunich Hbf7h02 05:19PMBudapest Keleti
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901One-way

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Travel Information to Budapest from Munich

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$47 - $557
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $47 (€43) • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $557 (€509) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Norwegian Air Shuttle or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 348 miles (561 km) from Munich to 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 $47 (€43). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Norwegian Air Shuttle or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Budapest.

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

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 Munich to Budapest.
FAQs

Travel between Munich, Germany and Budapest, Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Hungary?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Hungary:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. 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 from Munich to Budapest.

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

Is my journey back to Munich from Budapest restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/6/22. 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.

You can travel from Munich to Budapest 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Budapest is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $47 (€43) compared to other travel options to Budapest:

A bus is $510 (€466) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Munich to Budapest costing on average $557 (€509).

A bus is $16 (€15) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Munich to Budapest costing on average $63 (€58).

The quickest way to travel between Munich and Budapest is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 41 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Munich to Budapest is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Munich at München, ZOB and arrive in Budapest at Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.
  • 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.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Budapest by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Munich to Budapest tickets on Omio for $47 (€43).
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle can get you to Budapest by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Norwegian Air Shuttle from Munich to Budapest for $557 (€509) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Budapest by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Budapest for $63 (€58) on Omio.

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

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to take to Budapest with Flixbus.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Budapest with Deutsche Bahn.

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 trip.

Omio customers who travel from Munich to Budapest often also extend their vacation to go to Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Budapest and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $47 (€43) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $557 (€509) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $63 (€58) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Munich 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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