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from Warsaw to Budapest

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

Our recommendation

To get from Warsaw to Budapest on Sep 26 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:45PMWarsaw Chopin Airport4h50 10:35PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$2751One-way
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05:45PMWarsaw Chopin Airport4h50 10:35PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$2751One-way
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08:00AMWarsaw Chopin Airport4h45 12:45PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$3251One-way
01:10PMWarsaw Chopin Airport9h25 10:35PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$2751One-way
01:10PMWarsaw Chopin Airport3h55 05:05PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$3741One-way

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Sat
Sep 25
$37Flixbus
$332Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 26
$31Flixbus
$275Air Dolomiti
Mon
Sep 27
$31Flixbus
$50Wizz Air
Tue
Sep 28
$29Flixbus
$236Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 29
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$196Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 30
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$196Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 1
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$19Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 2
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$196Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
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$196Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 4
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$31Wizz Air
Tue
Oct 5
$22Flixbus
$166Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
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$180Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Oct 7
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$147Air Dolomiti
Fri
Oct 8
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$31Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 9
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$154Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 10
$25Flixbus
$166Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
$26Flixbus
$45Wizz Air
Tue
Oct 12
$23Flixbus
$134Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Oct 13
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$113Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Oct 14
$23Flixbus
$127Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 15
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$38Wizz Air

Travel Information from Warsaw to Budapest

distanceDistance337 miles (544 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$38 - $239
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€30) • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $239 (€191) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or Flixbus

Travel 337 miles (544 km) by flight or bus from Warsaw 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 $38 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Swiss or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Warsaw to Budapest.

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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 Warsaw to Budapest.
FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Budapest, Hungary from Warsaw, Poland?

Travel from Warsaw, Poland to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Warsaw restricted?

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

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

  • 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 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Budapest from Warsaw closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Poland from Budapest, Hungary?

Return travel to Warsaw, Poland from Hungary is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Poland from Hungary?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Poland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 2 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Warsaw, Poland was last verified on 9/20/21. 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 Warsaw from Budapest.

What are the ways to get from Warsaw to Budapest?

There are 2 travel options from Warsaw to Budapest: flight or bus.

How do I get from Warsaw to Budapest the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Budapest is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $38 (€30) compared to other travel options to Budapest:

Taking a bus is usually $201 (€161) less than taking a flight to Budapest, which costs on average $239 (€191) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Warsaw to Budapest?

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Warsaw is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Budapest can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Budapest by bus can take on average 11 h 50 min.

How far is Budapest from Warsaw?

The distance from Warsaw to Budapest is approximately 337 miles (544 km).

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

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from Warsaw Chopin Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Warsaw to Budapest depart from Warsaw, Airport Lotnisko Chopina - Terminal Autokarowy to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
Which travel companies can get me from Warsaw to Budapest?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Warsaw to Budapest:

  • You can travel between Warsaw and Budapest by flight with Swiss. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $239 (€191) with Swiss from Warsaw to Budapest.
  • You can travel between Warsaw and Budapest by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $38 (€30) with Flixbus from Warsaw to Budapest.
Can I travel directly to Budapest from Warsaw?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with Lot Polish Airlines.
  • 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.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Warsaw to Budapest?
Your trip from Warsaw 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 Warsaw 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 purchase my Warsaw to Budapest one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $239 (€191) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $38 (€30) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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