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from Berlin to Budapest

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

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Budapest on 23 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:20Berlin Brandenburg Airport1h30 07:50Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£411One-way
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17:00Berlin13h05 06:05Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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£281One-way
Other options
12:35Berlin Brandenburg Airport4h40 17:15Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£1431One-way
08:55Berlin Brandenburg Airport3h50 12:45Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£2201One-way
12:55Berlin Brandenburg Airport4h10 17:05Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£2201One-way

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Fri
22 Oct
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£53Flixbus
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Sat
23 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£28STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£41Malta Air
Sun
24 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£34STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£65Malta Air
Mon
25 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£31Wizz Air
Tue
26 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£35ryanair sun
Wed
27 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£27ryanair sun
Thu
28 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£28STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£60Malta Air
Fri
29 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£105Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£34STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£65Malta Air
Sun
31 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£34STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£48Malta Air
Mon
1 Nov
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£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£78ryanair sun
Tue
2 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£44Malta Air
Wed
3 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£75Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£30ryanair sun
Fri
5 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£35Malta Air
Sat
6 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£42Malta Air
Sun
7 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£42Malta Air
Mon
8 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£48ryanair sun
Tue
9 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£14Wizz Air
Wed
10 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£75Eurowings
Thu
11 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£35ryanair sun

Travel Information from Berlin to Budapest

distanceDistance427 miles (688 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £185
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 13 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £185 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 427 miles (688 km) by flight, coach or train to Budapest from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Swiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Berlin to Budapest.

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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 Berlin, Germany?

International travel from Berlin, Germany to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Can I enter Hungary if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest if travelling from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Hungary must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Berlin and Budapest.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Berlin, Germany from Budapest, Hungary?

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Hungary is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, Germany from Budapest, Hungary?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 21/10/2021. 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 Berlin from Budapest here.

How do I go from Berlin to Budapest?

There are 3 ways to get from Berlin to Budapest: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Berlin to Budapest?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Budapest. Tickets for a coach cost on average £22.

This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:

A coach journey is usually £163 less than a journey to Budapest by plane, which costs on average £185 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £31 less than a journey to Budapest by train, which costs on average £53 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 13 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 11 h 6 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Berlin to Budapest?

You should expect to travel around 427 miles (688 km) from Berlin to Budapest.

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

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Budapest is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Most travellers board their train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.
Which travel companies can get me from Berlin to Budapest?

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

  • You can take a flight from Berlin to Budapest with Swiss. Cheap tickets can be found for £185 with Swiss from Berlin to Budapest.
  • You can go to Budapest from Berlin by coach with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £22 with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Berlin to Budapest on Omio.
  • You can go to Budapest from Berlin by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £53 with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Budapest on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Berlin and Budapest?

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

  • You can find direct flights per day to Budapest with ryanair sun or Wizz Air.
  • You'll find direct coach services to Budapest with with around direct coaches every day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Budapest with Deutsche Bahn with around 5 direct trains every day.

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 route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Berlin to Budapest ends?
Omio customers who travel from Berlin to Budapest often also extend their holiday to go to Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Budapest and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Berlin to Budapest ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Berlin to Budapest, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £185 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £22 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £53 one way.

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