How to get from Paris to Budapest

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from Paris to Budapest

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Paris to Budapest on 20 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:55Paris Orly Airport2h00 23:55Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£601One-way
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21:55Paris Orly Airport2h00 23:55Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£601One-way
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12:30Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport2h15 14:45Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£1171One-way
14:00Paris Orly Airport2h15 16:15Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£1201One-way
21:35Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport2h10 23:45Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£1641One-way

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Travel Information to Budapest from Paris

distanceDistance771 miles (1244 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£32 - £254
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £32 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £32 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ryanair sun or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 771 miles (1244 km) between Paris and Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £32. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Ryanair sun or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Paris to Budapest.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris 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 Paris to Budapest.
FAQs

International travel from Paris, France to Budapest, Hungary is: Fully open.

Can I enter Hungary if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022; 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 Paris and Budapest.

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Hungary is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Budapest restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 18/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways to travel between Paris and Budapest including taking a coach, flight or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Budapest, which costs on average £32.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:

A flight journey is usually £12 less than a journey to Budapest by coach, which costs on average £44 for the same trip.

A flight journey is usually £222 less than a journey to Budapest by train, which costs on average £254 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Paris to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 21 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 13 h 23 min.

The distance between Paris and Budapest is around 771 miles (1244 km).

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Budapest, Népliget.
  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Paris to Budapest depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

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

  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For coaches to Budapest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Paris to Budapest tickets on Omio for £44.
  • Travel with ryanair sun to go to Budapest by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ryanair sun Paris to Budapest tickets on Omio for £32.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Budapest by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Paris to Budapest tickets on Omio for £254.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Budapest often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Budapest itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Budapest and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Paris 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 £44 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £32 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £254 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Paris 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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