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Travelers usually depart from Václav Havel Airport Prague, Praha Hlavní Nádraží, Prague - Florenc, Prague - Libeň, or Prague - Roztyly when they travel from Prague to Budapest. Book your trip to arrive at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, Budapest - Keleti, Budapest - Deli, Budapest - Népliget, or Budapest - Kelenföld. The distance between Prague and Budapest is 471 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, and Wizz Air. Prague and Budapest have 206 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Austrian AirlinesAUAOSYesNo
LOT Polish AirlinesLOTLOYes0
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Prague to Budapest?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Prague and Budapest takes around 1.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Prague and Budapest?
The flight distance between Prague and Budapest is 471 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Prague and Budapest?
Several carriers operate flights between Prague and Budapest. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Ryanair.
What are the most popular routes to and from Prague?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Prague and New York, Los Angeles, London, Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, Denver, Barcelona, Lisbon, Miami, Dublin, Paris, Amsterdam, Madrid, Orlando, Brussels, Copenhagen, Athens, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale.
What are the most popular routes to and from Budapest?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Budapest and New York, Tel Aviv, Los Angeles, Boston, London, Miami, San Francisco, Orlando, Barcelona, Berlin, Frankfurt, Madrid, Paris, Denver, Athens, Chicago, Amsterdam, Rome, Milan, Seattle.
What airports are near Prague?
The main airport in Prague is Václav Havel Airport Prague. It is also served by Václav Havel Airport Prague, Copernicus Airport Wrocław, Brno–Tuřany, Leipzig/Halle Airport, Dresden, Pardubice Airport, Linz.
What airports are near Budapest?
The main airport in Budapest is Budapest Ferenc Liszt International. It is also served by Vienna International Airport, Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, Bratislava Airport, Košice International, Debrecen International, Oradea International, Osijek, Hévíz–Balaton, Arad International.
What buses and trains depart from Prague?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Prague, including Czech Rail train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Prague and Budapest?
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