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from Dresden to Budapest

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16 Oct
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17 Oct
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18 Oct
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19 Oct
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20 Oct
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21 Oct
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22 Oct
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23 Oct
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24 Oct
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25 Oct
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26 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
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27 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
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28 Oct
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29 Oct
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30 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
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£254Lufthansa Cityline
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31 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
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£249Lufthansa Cityline
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1 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
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£237Lufthansa Cityline
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2 Nov
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3 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
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4 Nov
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£199Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Dresden to Budapest

distanceDistance342 miles (551 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £279
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 10 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £279 • 4 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Swiss or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 342 miles (551 km) between Dresden and Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Dresden to Budapest.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Hungary due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling from Dresden to Budapest?

International travel from Dresden, 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 Dresden?

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 10/10/2021; 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 to Budapest from Dresden.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Budapest, Hungary due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Dresden, Germany from Hungary is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Hungary?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Hungary?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Dresden, Germany was last verified on 15/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Dresden from Budapest.

What are my travel options from Dresden to Budapest?

You can travel from Dresden to Budapest 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Budapest from Dresden?

The cheapest way from Dresden to Budapest is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £19 compared to other travel options to Budapest:

A coach is £260 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Dresden to Budapest costing on average £279.

A coach is £22 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Dresden to Budapest costing on average £42.

What is the fastest way from Dresden to Budapest?

The fastest way from Dresden to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Budapest by train can take on average 10 h 9 min.

How many miles are between Dresden and Budapest

The Dresden to Budapest distance is approximately 342 miles (551 km).

How many services a day are there from Dresden to Budapest?

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Budapest is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Dresden, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Dresden and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Déli.
Which travel companies can take me from Dresden to Budapest?

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

  • You can travel between Dresden and Budapest by coach with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £19 with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Dresden to Budapest.
  • You can take a flight from Dresden to Budapest with Swiss. Cheap tickets can be found for £279 with Swiss from Dresden to Budapest.
  • You can travel to Budapest from Dresden by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £42 with Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Budapest.
Is there a way to travel directly from Dresden to Budapest?

Yes, there are direct services available from Dresden to Budapest with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You can travel directly by plane with with direct flights per day.

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 between Dresden and Budapest.

Where should I go next after I travel to Budapest from Dresden?
Omio customers who travel from Dresden 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 book my Dresden to Budapest ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £19 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £279 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £42 one way for this trip.

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