There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Budapest to Rome  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rome (FCO) BUD - FCO

$46 - $171

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Train to Vienna, fly to Rome  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Rome (FCO) VIE - FCO

$106 - $332

Fly Budapest to Rome Ciampino, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) BUD - CIA
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Fiumicino Aeroporto

$48 - $193

Train  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Tiburtina Fr / ...

$166 - $303

Bus  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome N997

$70 - $147

Night train, bus  •  23 h 59 min

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

$103 - $133

Train, night train  •  19 h 26 min

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

$137 - $263

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) 778.8 miles

$180 - $280

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO). However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Fiumicino Airport T3 bus platform 9 via Zagreb and Tiburtina Station bus platform 18. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO). However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Fiumicino Aeroporto via Wien Hbf, Venezia Mestre and Roma Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 42 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Rome Airport (FCO) is 830 km. The road distance is 1246.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) without a car is to train which takes 15 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO), including transfers.

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Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which takes 4 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 42 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO).
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  • Distance: 519 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Rome Airport (FCO), Italy?

Alitalia, Wizz Air and two other airlines fly from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) via Wien Hbf, Venezia Mestre, and Roma Tiburtina in around 15 h 42 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
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
$45 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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 Roma Termini to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Wien HBF to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $170
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Wien HBF to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Venezia Mestre to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
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)
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 Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Rome
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$93
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Tiburtina station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) is 1246 km. It takes approximately 11 h 35 min to drive from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO).

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Alitalia, Wizz Air, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 10677+ hotels available in Rome Airport (FCO). Prices start at $57 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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