How to travel from Paris to Budapest

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from Paris to Budapest

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Budapest on Nov 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:40AMParis Beauvais Tille Airport2h10 10:50AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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05:00PMParis, Quai de Bercy23h15 04:15PMBudapest
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12:35PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport2h15 02:50PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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05:35PMParis Orly Airport2h10 07:45PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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09:05AMParis Orly Airport2h10 11:15AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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Travel Information from Paris to Budapest

distanceDistance771 miles (1244 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $131
fastestFastest modeFlight • $66 (€61) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ryanair sun

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 771 miles (1244 km) between Paris and Budapest. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or ryanair sun among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Paris to Budapest.

How to get from Paris to Budapest

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Paris to Budapest, 90,96% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Paris to Budapest, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Paris 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 Paris to Budapest.

Travel between Paris, France and Budapest, Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from France enter Hungary?

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

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

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 between Paris and Budapest.

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Budapest, Hungary?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Budapest?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from Budapest here.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Budapest from Paris is by taking a train with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:

Taking a train is usually $130 (€119) less than taking a bus to Budapest, which costs on average $131 (€120) for the same trip.

A train is generally $65 (€60) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $66 (€61) from Paris to Budapest.

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h.

Other travel options to Budapest can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Budapest by bus can take on average 20 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

Budapest is approximately 771 miles (1244 km) away from Paris.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Budapest is:

  • 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Paris and Budapest 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 when traveling from Paris to Budapest:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Budapest-Déli.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris 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 Paris to Budapest tickets on Omio for $131 (€120).
  • Travel with ryanair sun to go to Budapest by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ryanair sun Paris to Budapest tickets on Omio for $66 (€61).

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

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Budapest with Flixbus.

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 route.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Budapest often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Budapest itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Budapest and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $131 (€120) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $66 (€61) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.

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

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