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from Munich to Budapest

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

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Budapest on Sep 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:23AMMunich Hbf6h56 02:19PMBudapest Keleti
0 changes
$531One-way
Cheapest
12:40AMMünchen, ZOB15h55 04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 changes
$461One-way
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11:29AMMunich Hbf6h50 06:19PMBudapest Keleti
0 changes
$841One-way
01:29PMMunich Hbf6h50 08:19PMBudapest Keleti
0 changes
$841One-way
10:17AMMunich Hbf7h02 05:19PMBudapest Keleti
2 changes
$841One-way

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Mon
Sep 27
$167Deutsche Bahn with connection
$41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$573Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Sep 28
$47Deutsche Bahn
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$573Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 29
$47Deutsche Bahn
$41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$513Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 30
$47Deutsche Bahn
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$341Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$74Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$304Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
$74Deutsche Bahn
$37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$334Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 3
$62Deutsche Bahn
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$230Eurowings
Mon
Oct 4
$47Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$334Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$47Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$275Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$47Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$168Tuifly
Thu
Oct 7
$47Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Fri
Oct 8
$47Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$230Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
$47Deutsche Bahn
$37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$269Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 10
$47Deutsche Bahn
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$185Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
$47Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$185Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 12
$47Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$185Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 13
$47Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$148Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 14
$47Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$148Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 15
$47Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$148Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 16
$47Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$218Air Dolomiti
Sun
Oct 17
$47Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$148Lufthansa

Travel Information to Budapest from Munich

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$41 - $314
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $41 (€33) • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $314 (€253) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa 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.

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.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Munich, Germany to Budapest, Hungary?

International travel from Munich, Germany to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Can I enter Hungary if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest if traveling from Munich?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What measures do I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Hungary must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

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.

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 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 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.

What are the ways to get from Munich to Budapest?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Munich and Budapest. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Munich to Budapest?

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.

What is the quickest way to get from Munich to Budapest?

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.

How far is it from Munich to Budapest?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Munich to Budapest?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Budapest is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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.

What are the departure and arrival points in Munich and in Budapest?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Munich to Budapest depart from Munich Airport to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Munich to Budapest depart from München, ZOB to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Munich to Budapest depart from München Hbf to 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 travel by plane between Munich and Budapest with Lufthansa Cityline, and you can find Lufthansa Cityline Munich to Budapest tickets for $314 (€253) on Omio.
  • You can go to Budapest from Munich by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $41 (€33) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Munich to Budapest on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Munich to Budapest with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $74 (€60) with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Budapest.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip 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.
How early should I buy tickets from Munich to Budapest online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $314 (€253) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket costs $41 (€33) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $74 (€60) one way on average 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Budapest
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
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München Hbf
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
München Ost
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