How to get from Budapest to Erfurt

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Travel Information between Budapest and Erfurt

distanceDistance432 miles (697 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£50 - £88
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £50 • 14 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £88 • 9 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 432 miles (697 km) from Budapest to Erfurt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 9 h 46 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £50. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Budapest to Erfurt.

Travel Tips: Travel from Budapest to Erfurt

Travel to Erfurt 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 Budapest to Erfurt.

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Erfurt, Germany is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Hungary enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Erfurt, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 25/06/2022. 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 Budapest to Erfurt.

The restriction level for your return to Budapest, Hungary from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Budapest from Erfurt restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Hungary:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

You should observe these safety measures in Hungary as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Hungary was last checked on 03/06/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Budapest from Erfurt closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Budapest and Erfurt 2 different ways: coach or train.

The cheapest way from Budapest to Erfurt is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £50 compared to other travel options to Erfurt:

A coach is about £38 less than a train, which costs on average £88 for this route.

The fastest way to get to Erfurt from Budapest is by train with an average travel time of 9 h 46 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Erfurt by coach can take on average 14 h 20 min.

The distance between Budapest and Erfurt is around 432 miles (697 km).

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Erfurt is:

  • 2 coaches per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Erfurt from Budapest as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Budapest to Erfurt depart from Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar to Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Erfurt Hbf.

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

  • You can travel to Erfurt from Budapest by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £50 with Flixbus from Budapest to Erfurt.
  • You can take a train from Budapest to Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £88 with Deutsche Bahn from Budapest to Erfurt.
Your journey from Budapest to Erfurt doesn't have to end in Erfurt. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich to your Budapest to Erfurt trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Erfurt today!

Before travelling from Budapest to Erfurt, 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 coach ticket is £50 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £88 one way on average for this route.

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

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