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from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest on 24 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:22Frankfurt (Main) Hbf10h00 18:22Budapest Keleti
1 changes
£1091One-way
Cheapest
22:30Frankfurt am Main18h05 16:35Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 changes
£401One-way
Other options
06:21Frankfurt (Main) Hbf10h01 16:22Budapest Keleti
1 changes
£991One-way
20:22Frankfurt (Main) Hbf13h57 10:19Budapest Keleti
5 changes
£791One-way
09:54Frankfurt (Main) Hbf10h28 20:22Budapest Keleti
1 changes
£1191One-way

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Sat
23 Oct
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£35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£361Lufthansa
Sun
24 Oct
£71Deutsche Bahn with connection
£35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£141Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
25 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn with connection
£35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£141Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
26 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn with connection
£35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£128Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£113Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
28 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£141Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£141Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£34STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£213KLM
Sun
31 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£103Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
1 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn with connection
£41STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£103Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
2 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn with connection
£34STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£92Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£35STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£92Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
4 Nov
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£32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£84Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
5 Nov
£44Deutsche Bahn
£34STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£84Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
6 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£34STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£84Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£84Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
8 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£84Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
9 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£84Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
10 Nov
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£28Flixbus
£92Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
11 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£92Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
12 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£75Lufthansa

Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest

distanceDistance503 miles (811 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£35 - £248
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £35 • 14 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £248 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. KLM or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 503 miles (811 km) by coach, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. KLM or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest.

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Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest
Travel to Budapest 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 Frankfurt am Main to Budapest.
FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Hungary due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Budapest from Frankfurt am Main?

Travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest, Hungary from Frankfurt am Main?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Budapest, Hungary?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main, 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 22/10/2021. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Budapest here.

What are my travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest?

You can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Budapest 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Budapest from Frankfurt am Main?

The cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £35 compared to other travel options to Budapest:

A coach is £212 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest costing on average £248.

A coach is £9 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest costing on average £44.

What is the fastest way to Budapest from Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Budapest by coach can take on average 14 h 2 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 57 min   on average.

How many miles are between Frankfurt am Main and Budapest

The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest is approximately 503 miles (811 km).

How many services a day are there to Budapest from Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest:

  • Coaches from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest most often leave from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Flights mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and tend to arrive in Budapest-Déli.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest?

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

  • You can take a coach from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Cheap tickets can be found for £35 with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Frankfurt am Main to Budapest.
  • You can take a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest with KLM. Cheap tickets can be found for £248 with KLM from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest.
  • You can travel by train between Frankfurt am Main and Budapest with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Frankfurt am Main to Budapest tickets for £44 on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Frankfurt am Main to Budapest?
Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main 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 early should I purchase Frankfurt am Main to Budapest tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £35 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £248 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £44 one way on average.

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