There are 6 ways to get from Bologna to Budapest by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Bologna  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Budapest (BUD) BLQ - BUD

$48 - $255

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Train, train to Pisa, fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  3. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Budapest (BUD) PSA - BUD

$55 - $281

Bus  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre to Budapest Népliget N536

$51 - $82

Train  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wiener Neustadt Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Sopron to Budapest-Déli Ic

$90 - $169

Night train, train  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the night train from Bologna Centrale Station to Wiener Neustadt
  2. Take the train from Sopron to Györ R / ...
  3. Take the train from Györ to Budapest-Déli R / ...

$84 - $116

Drive  •  8 h

  1. Drive from Bologna to Budapest 528.5 miles

$120 - $190

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Budapest-Déli via Venezia Mestre, Wiener Neustadt Hbf and Sopron. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 8 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Budapest is 682 km. The road distance is 845.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Bologna to Budapest, including transfers.

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Bologna to Budapest bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Bologna Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre station.

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Bologna to Budapest train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Budapest is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 49 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 14 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Bologna to Budapest bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Budapest Népliget station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 426.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Budapest, Hungary?

Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines fly from Bologna to Budapest once daily. Alternatively, Eurolines IT operates a bus from Bologna to Budapest 3 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 13 h 30 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bologna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $25
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wiener Neustadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Sopron to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Sopron to Györ
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Györ to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Bologna Centrale Station to Wiener Neustadt
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Bologna to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Budapest-Déli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Budapest is 846 km. It takes approximately 8 h to drive from Bologna to Budapest.

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Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4266+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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