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Travel Information between Athens and Budapest

distanceDistance697 miles (1124 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£14 - £84
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £14 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £14 • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesryanair sun or Infobus

Travel 697 miles (1124 km) by flight or coach from Athens to Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are ryanair sun or Infobus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Athens to Budapest.

Travel Tips

Travel from Athens to Budapest
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 Athens to Budapest.
What are the international travel restrictions for Hungary due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Athens and Budapest?

Travel between Athens, Greece and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Greece enter Hungary?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.

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

Conditions of entry into Hungary:

  • 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

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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 17/10/2021. 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 trip from Athens to Budapest.

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

Return travel to Athens, Greece from Hungary is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Greece from Hungary?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Greece:

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Greece 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 Athens, Greece was last verified on 23/10/2021. 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 Athens from Budapest.

What are my Athens to Budapest travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel from Athens to Budapest including taking a flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to go to Budapest from Athens?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Athens to Budapest, which costs on average £14.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:

A flight is generally £70 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £84 from Athens to Budapest.

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

The quickest way to travel to Budapest from Athens is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Budapest by coach can take on average 24 h.

How many miles from Athens to Budapest would I travel?

The distance from Athens to Budapest is approximately 697 miles (1124 km).

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Athens to Budapest:

  • Most travellers board their plane from Athens International Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their coach from Athens, Lenorman - F. P. Travel Holidays (Αθήνα, Λένορμαν) and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
Who can get me from Athens to Budapest?

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

  • You can go to Budapest from Athens by plane with ryanair sun. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £14 with ryanair sun from Athens to Budapest on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach between Athens and Budapest with Infobus, and you can find Infobus Athens to Budapest tickets for £84 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Athens to Budapest?

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

  • You can find direct flights to take to Budapest with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Budapest tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Athens to Budapest?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Athens to Budapest often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Athens and Budapest itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Budapest and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets to Budapest from Athens online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £14 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost £84 one way on average.

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