You can get from Zurich to Budapest by train, bus or flight.
To get from Zurich to Budapest on 26 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||489 miles (788 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£44 - £193|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £44 • 19 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £193 • 1 h 35 min|
|Popular travel companies||Swiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 489 miles (788 km) by flight, coach or train from Zurich 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 £44. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Swiss, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Zurich to Budapest.
Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
The government of Hungary has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Budapest closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Hungary is: Partially open.
Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. 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 Zurich from Budapest here.
There are 3 ways to get from Zurich to Budapest: flight, coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Budapest, which costs on average £44.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:
A coach is about £149 less than a flight, which costs on average £193 for this route.
A coach is £35 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Zurich to Budapest costing on average £80.
The fastest way to get to Budapest from Zurich 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, going by coach can take 19 h 45 min on average.
In comparison, getting to Budapest by train can take on average 11 h 16 min.
The distance from Zurich to Budapest is approximately 489 miles (788 km).
The average frequency per day from Zurich to Budapest is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Budapest from Zurich as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Zurich to Budapest:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Budapest with the following travel companies:
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.
When planning your trip from Zurich to Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Zurich and Budapest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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