There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Milan by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Budapest to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BUD - MXP

$36 - $137

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Fly Budapest to Milan Bergamo  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BUD - BGY

$35 - $183

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Fly Budapest to Milan Linate  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Linate (LIN) BUD - LIN

$87 - $223

Train to Vienna, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VIE - MXP

$138 - $308

Train  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ec
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr / ...

$158 - $271

Bus  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Milan, Milan 403 / ...

$57 - $98

Night train, bus  •  18 h 52 min

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bratislava hlavná stanica Metropol
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Milano Lampugnano

$107 - $112

Train, night train  •  18 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien HBF to Milano Centrale En / ...

$111 - $226

Drive  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Milan 599.5 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Milan. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at conciliazione m1 via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Milan. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Milano Centrale via Wien Hbf, Innsbruck Hbf and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 11 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Milan is 787 km. The road distance is 959.2 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Milan without a car is to train which takes 13 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Budapest to Milan, including transfers.

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Budapest to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Milan is to fly which takes 5 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 11 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 16 h.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Budapest to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan, Milan station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Milan.
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  • Distance: 491.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

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

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Budapest to Milan every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Milan via Wien Hbf, Innsbruck Hbf, and Verona Porta Nuova in around 13 h 11 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $170
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
13 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bratislava hlavná stanica
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cd.cz
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
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
Night train from Wien HBF to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $130
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$96
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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Budapest to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Milan is 959 km. It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to drive from Budapest to Milan.

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Air Dolomiti, Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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Book your Budapest to Milan train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 4063+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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