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from Paris to Budapest

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

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To get from Paris to Budapest on Jan 18 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport2h10 11:25AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$1811One-way
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09:15AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport2h10 11:25AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$1811One-way
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03:15PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h05 07:20PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$2291One-way
06:30PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h20 10:50PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$2431One-way
09:10AMParis Orly Airport3h25 12:35PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$2771One-way

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Travel Information between Paris and Budapest

distanceDistance771 miles (1244 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $351
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $19 (€15) • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $19 (€15) • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesWizz Air, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 771 miles (1244 km) to Budapest from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Wizz Air, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus 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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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Budapest, Hungary from Paris, France?

Travel from Paris, France to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest, Hungary from Paris?

  • 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 are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/10/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Paris and Budapest closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to France from Budapest, Hungary?

Return travel to Paris, France from Hungary is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Hungary?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Hungary?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 1/16/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Budapest.

What are the ways to get from Paris to Budapest?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Paris to Budapest. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Budapest from Paris?

The cheapest way to go to Budapest from Paris is by taking a flight, which costs on average $19 (€15).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:

Taking a flight is about $64 (€53) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $83 (€68) for this route.

A flight is generally $333 (€274) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $351 (€289) from Paris to Budapest.

What is the fastest way to get from Paris to Budapest?

The quickest way to travel between Paris and Budapest is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 21 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 13 h 24 min.

What is the distance between Paris and Budapest?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Budapest is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

When traveling from Paris to Budapest, what are the departure and arrival points in Paris and Budapest?

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

  • Flights most often depart from Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Budapest at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Trains mostly leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and tend to arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Which travel companies can take me from Paris to Budapest?

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:

  • Wizz Air can take you to Budapest by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Wizz Air from Paris to Budapest for $19 (€15).
  • STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Can get you to Budapest by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Paris to Budapest for $83 (€68) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can take you to Budapest by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn with connection from Paris to Budapest for $351 (€289).

Can I find a direct route between Paris and Budapest?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with easyJet, ryanair sun or Wizz Air.
  • You'll find direct buses 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 trip.

Where should I go next after I travel to Budapest from Paris?

Your trip from Paris to Budapest doesn't have to end in Budapest. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. If you’d like to add Vienna, Prague or Bratislava to your Paris to Budapest tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Budapest today!

How far in advance should I buy my Paris to Budapest one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Paris 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 costs on average $19 (€15) one way.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $83 (€68) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $351 (€289) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Paris to Budapest tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.