How to get from Budapest to Madrid

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from Budapest to Madrid

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

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To get from Budapest to Madrid on 04 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:10Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport3h35 19:45Madrid Barajas Airport
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06:15Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport3h15 09:30Madrid Barajas Airport
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19:50Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport13h25 09:15Madrid Barajas Airport
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Travel Information from Budapest to Madrid

distanceDistance1224 miles (1974 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £154 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or KLM

Travel 1224 miles (1974 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Madrid from Budapest. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or KLM among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Budapest to Madrid.

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FAQs

International travel from Budapest, Hungary to Madrid, Spain is: Fully open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Hungary?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What measures do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Spain 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 01/07/2022; 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 Budapest and Madrid.

The current restriction level for returning to Budapest, Hungary from Spain is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Budapest, Hungary from Madrid, Spain?

Reentering Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Hungary 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. 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 Budapest from Madrid here.

There are 4 travel options from Budapest to Madrid: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Budapest to Madrid is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A ferry journey is usually £125 less than a journey to Madrid by coach, which costs on average £125 for the same trip.

A ferry journey is usually £154 less than a journey to Madrid by plane, which costs on average £154 for the same trip.

A ferry is £3 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Budapest to Madrid costing on average £3.

The quickest way to travel between Budapest and Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 37 h 55 min   on average.

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 56 h 50 min   of travel time.

The distance from Budapest to Madrid is approximately 1224 miles (1974 km).

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Madrid is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Flights most often depart from Budapest at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and arrive in Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

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

  • You can travel from Budapest to Madrid by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £125 with Flixbus from Budapest to Madrid.
  • You can take a flight from Budapest to Madrid with KLM. Cheap tickets can be found for £154 with KLM from Budapest to Madrid.

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

  • You can take a direct coach with.
  • You can book a direct flight with Ryanair, Iberia or Wizz Air.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Budapest to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Budapest to Madrid usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £125 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £154 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £3 one way on average.

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

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