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from Budapest to Warsaw

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

Our recommendation

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

13:25Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport8h40 22:05Warsaw Chopin Airport
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£2281One-way
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13:25Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport8h40 22:05Warsaw Chopin Airport
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£2281One-way
Other options
08:20Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport4h10 12:30Warsaw Chopin Airport
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£3041One-way
13:25Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport3h45 17:10Warsaw Chopin Airport
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£3041One-way
17:45Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport4h20 22:05Warsaw Chopin Airport
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£3041One-way

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Fri
22 Oct
£40Flixbus
£262Lufthansa
Sat
23 Oct
£26Flixbus
£228Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
24 Oct
£40Flixbus
£328Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
25 Oct
£35Flixbus
£165Lufthansa
Tue
26 Oct
£26Flixbus
£137Lufthansa
Wed
27 Oct
£22Flixbus
£137Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
28 Oct
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£142Lufthansa
Fri
29 Oct
£31Flixbus
£164Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
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£263Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
31 Oct
£26Flixbus
£164Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
1 Nov
£26Flixbus
£116Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£22Flixbus
£116Lufthansa
Wed
3 Nov
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£116Lufthansa
Thu
4 Nov
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£116Lufthansa
Sat
6 Nov
£22Flixbus
£116Lufthansa
Sun
7 Nov
£22Flixbus
£123Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
8 Nov
£22Flixbus
£116Lufthansa
Tue
9 Nov
£18Flixbus
£116Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
10 Nov
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£102Lufthansa
Thu
11 Nov
£18Flixbus
£102Lufthansa

Travel Information from Budapest to Warsaw

distanceDistance337 miles (544 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£22 - £142
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 11 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £142 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Lufthansa

Travel 337 miles (544 km) by coach or flight to Warsaw from Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 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 route are Flixbus or Lufthansa among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Budapest to Warsaw.

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Travel from Budapest to Warsaw
Travel to Warsaw 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 Warsaw.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Warsaw, Poland from Budapest, Hungary currently allowed?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Warsaw, Poland is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Hungary enter Poland?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Poland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 2 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 15/10/2021. 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 Warsaw from Budapest.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Budapest, Hungary from Warsaw, Poland due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Budapest, Hungary from Poland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Budapest, Hungary from Warsaw, Poland?

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

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

  • 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

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. 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 Budapest from Warsaw here.

How do you get from Budapest to Warsaw?

There are 2 ways to get from Budapest to Warsaw: coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way from Budapest to Warsaw?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Budapest to Warsaw, which costs on average £22.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Warsaw:

A coach is £120 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Budapest to Warsaw costing on average £142.

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

The fastest way from Budapest to Warsaw is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options from Budapest to Warsaw can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 11 h 45 min   on average.

How many miles from Budapest to Warsaw would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 337 miles (544 km) from Budapest to Warsaw.

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and arrive in Warsaw, Airport Lotnisko Chopina - Terminal Autokarowy.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and arrive in Warsaw Chopin Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Budapest to Warsaw?

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

  • You can go to Warsaw from Budapest by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £22 with Flixbus from Budapest to Warsaw on Omio.
  • You can travel to Warsaw from Budapest by flight with Lufthansa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £142 with Lufthansa from Budapest to Warsaw.
Can I travel directly between Budapest and Warsaw?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Warsaw with Flixbus.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Warsaw with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Budapest and Warsaw ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Budapest to Warsaw don't make Warsaw their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Kraków or Prague, either of which you could add to your Budapest and Warsaw trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Warsaw to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Budapest to Warsaw ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £22 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £142 one way on average.

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