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from Barcelona to Budapest

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21 Oct
£141Flixbus
£49ryanair sun
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22 Oct
£118Flixbus
£63Wizz Air
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23 Oct
£125Flixbus
£203Lufthansa
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24 Oct
£125Flixbus
£95Wizz Air
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25 Oct
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£80Ryanair
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26 Oct
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£180Lufthansa
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27 Oct
£134Flixbus
£80Ryanair
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28 Oct
£118Flixbus
£116Wizz Air
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29 Oct
£159Flixbus
£195Ryanair
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30 Oct
£118Flixbus
£358Lot Polish Airlines
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31 Oct
£100Flixbus
£148Ryanair
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£129Ryanair
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2 Nov
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£70ryanair sun
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3 Nov
£90Flixbus
£30Ryanair
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4 Nov
£99Flixbus
£36Wizz Air
Fri
5 Nov
£90Flixbus
£37Ryanair
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6 Nov
£116Flixbus
£37Ryanair
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7 Nov
£90Flixbus
£49Wizz Air
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Travel Information to Budapest from Barcelona

distanceDistance929 miles (1498 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£75 - £84
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £75 • 32 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £84 • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 929 miles (1498 km) by flight or coach from Barcelona to Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £75. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Barcelona to Budapest.

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Travel from Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Budapest.
FAQs
Is international travel between Barcelona, Spain and Budapest, Hungary allowed?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Spain enter Hungary?

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

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

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 to Budapest from Barcelona.

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

The restriction level for your return to Barcelona, Spain from Hungary is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Barcelona from Budapest restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Barcelona from Budapest?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain 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 Spain was last checked on 20/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Barcelona to Budapest?

You can travel to Budapest from Barcelona 2 different ways: flight or coach.

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

The cheapest way from Barcelona to Budapest is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £75 compared to other travel options to Budapest:

A coach is £9 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Barcelona to Budapest costing on average £84.

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

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Budapest that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 32 h 35 min.

How many miles are between Barcelona and Budapest

You should expect to travel around 929 miles (1498 km) from Barcelona to Budapest.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Barcelona to Budapest?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barcelona to Budapest:

  • Flights mostly leave from Barcelona El Prat Airport and tend to arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Budapest at Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
Which travel operators can get me from Barcelona to Budapest?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barcelona to Budapest, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Ryanair can take you to Budapest by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Ryanair from Barcelona to Budapest for £84.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Budapest by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Barcelona to Budapest tickets on Omio for £75.
Is there a way to travel directly from Barcelona to Budapest?

Yes, there are direct services available between Barcelona and Budapest with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights with Ryanair or Wizz Air.
  • You can book a direct coach with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Budapest as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Barcelona to Budapest.

Where should I go next after I travel between Barcelona and Budapest?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Barcelona 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 Barcelona and Budapest itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Budapest and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Barcelona and Budapest online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £84 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £75 one way.

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