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Travel Information from Hamburg to Budapest

distanceDistance575 miles (927 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£48 - £114
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £48 • 16 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £114 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings Europe, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 575 miles (927 km) between Hamburg and Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £48. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurowings Europe, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Hamburg to Budapest.

Travel Tips

Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Budapest.
What are the international travel restrictions for Hungary due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Hamburg and Budapest?

Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Hungary?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Hungary:

  • 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 17/10/2021. 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 from Hamburg to Budapest.

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

The restriction level for your return to Hamburg, Germany from Hungary is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Hamburg from Budapest restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 20/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Hamburg from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Hamburg to Budapest?

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

How do I get from Hamburg to Budapest the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Budapest. Tickets for a coach cost on average £48.

This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:

A coach is £66 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Hamburg to Budapest costing on average £114.

A coach is generally £23 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £71 from Hamburg to Budapest.

What is the fastest way from Hamburg to Budapest?

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Hamburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 16 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 12 h 18 min.

How many miles from Hamburg to Budapest would I travel?

The Hamburg to Budapest distance is approximately 575 miles (927 km).

How many services a day are there between Hamburg and Budapest?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Budapest is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

Where do I depart from Hamburg? Where do I arrive in Budapest?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Most travellers board their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.
Which travel companies can take me from Hamburg to Budapest?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Hamburg to Budapest, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Eurowings Europe can get you to Budapest by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings Europe from Hamburg to Budapest for £114 on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Budapest by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Hamburg to Budapest tickets on Omio for £48.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Budapest by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Hamburg to Budapest for £71 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Hamburg and Budapest?

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

  • You can check for a direct flight to Budapest with with direct flights per day.
  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Budapest with.
  • You can check for a direct train to Budapest with with 1 direct train per day.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Hamburg and Budapest ends?
Your journey from Hamburg to Budapest doesn't have to end in Budapest. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. If you’d like to add Vienna, Prague or Bratislava to your Hamburg to Budapest trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Budapest today!
How far in advance should I book my Hamburg to Budapest ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Hamburg to Budapest, 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 plane ticket for this journey is on average £114 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £48 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £71 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Hamburg to Budapest 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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