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from Warsaw to Budapest

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

Our recommendation

To get from Warsaw to Budapest on 22 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10Warsaw Chopin Airport1h15 09:25Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£511One-way
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08:10Warsaw Chopin Airport1h15 09:25Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£511One-way
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14:35Warsaw Chopin Airport4h35 19:10Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£2201One-way
06:00Warsaw Chopin Airport6h45 12:45Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£2201One-way
13:10Warsaw Chopin Airport3h55 17:05Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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£2601One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Fri
22 Oct
£26Flixbus
£46Wizz Air
Sat
23 Oct
£26Flixbus
£175Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
24 Oct
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£168Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
25 Oct
£26Flixbus
£10Wizz Air
Tue
26 Oct
£22Flixbus
£140Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
27 Oct
£22Flixbus
£140Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
28 Oct
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£129Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£26Flixbus
£154Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
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£201Lufthansa
Sun
31 Oct
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£175Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
1 Nov
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£119Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
2 Nov
£22Flixbus
£111Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
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£119Air Dolomiti
Thu
4 Nov
£22Flixbus
£111Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
5 Nov
£22Flixbus
£105Air Dolomiti
Sat
6 Nov
£18Flixbus
£96Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£22Flixbus
£96Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
8 Nov
£18Flixbus
£96Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
9 Nov
£18Flixbus
£91Air Dolomiti
Wed
10 Nov
£20Flixbus
£80Lot Polish Airlines

Travel Information from Warsaw to Budapest

distanceDistance337 miles (544 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£27 - £169
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £169 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or Flixbus

Travel 337 miles (544 km) by flight or coach from Warsaw to Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Swiss or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Warsaw to Budapest.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Budapest, Hungary from Warsaw, Poland?

Travel from Warsaw, Poland to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Warsaw restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest, Hungary from Warsaw?

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 to Budapest from Warsaw closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Warsaw, Poland from Budapest, Hungary?

The restriction level for your return to Warsaw, Poland from Hungary is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Warsaw from Budapest restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Warsaw, Poland?

You should observe these safety measures in Poland 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 Poland was last checked on 15/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Warsaw from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel to Budapest from Warsaw?

You can travel from Warsaw to Budapest 2 different ways: flight or coach.

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

The cheapest way from Warsaw to Budapest is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £27 compared to other travel options to Budapest:

A coach is £142 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Warsaw to Budapest costing on average £169.

What is the fastest way to Budapest from Warsaw?

The fastest way from Warsaw to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options between Warsaw and Budapest can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 11 h 50 min   on average.

How many miles are between Warsaw and Budapest

Budapest is approximately 337 miles (544 km) away from Warsaw.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Warsaw to Budapest:

  • Flights most often depart from Warsaw at Warsaw Chopin Airport and arrive in Budapest at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Warsaw, Airport Lotnisko Chopina - Terminal Autokarowy and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
Who can get me from Warsaw to Budapest?

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

  • You can go to Budapest from Warsaw by plane with Swiss. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £169 with Swiss from Warsaw to Budapest on Omio.
  • You can go to Budapest from Warsaw by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £27 with Flixbus from Warsaw to Budapest on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Warsaw to Budapest?

Yes, there are direct services available between Warsaw and Budapest with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Lot Polish Airlines.
  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus.

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 to Budapest from Warsaw.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Warsaw and Budapest ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Warsaw to Budapest? Many Omio customers who go from Warsaw to Budapest usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Prague or Bratislava from Budapest, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase tickets between Warsaw and Budapest online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £169 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing £27 one way on average.

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