There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Bologna by plane, bus, train, 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  •  4 h 22 min

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

$47 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Bologna Florentia Bus

$45 - $71

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines HU  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Bologna 771

$56 - $86

Train  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien HBF to Bologna C.Le En

$99 - $180

Train, night train  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Sopron Ic
  2. Take the night train from Wiener Neustadt to Bologna Centrale Station Nj 1237

$79 - $113

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Bologna 527.2 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Bologna is to bus which costs 16 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft and takes 13 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Bologna is to fly which costs 13 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Bologna is 682 km. The road distance is 843.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Budapest to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Wien HBF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 426.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

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

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Budapest to Bologna 4 times a day. Alternatively, Eurolines HU operates a bus from Budapest to Bologna 3 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Wien HBF to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$90 - $110
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wiener Neustadt to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Bologna
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
FlixBus
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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 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Bologna
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
atvo.it

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