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There are 12 ways to get from Budapest to Isola d'Elba by plane, train, ferry, shuttle, bus, night 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 to Florence, train, ferry  •  11h 46m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Florence (FLR) BUD - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Piombino Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

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Fly to Elba Island  •  10h 36m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Elba Island (EBA) BUD - EBA

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Fly to Bologna, train, ferry  •  10h 31m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bologna (BLQ) BUD - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino Marittima
  4. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

Fly to Pisa, train, ferry  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Pisa (PSA) BUD - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Campiglia Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

Fly to Rome, train, ferry  •  12h 8m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rome (FCO) BUD - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Campiglia Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

Fly to Rome Ciampino, train, ferry  •  12h 23m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) BUD - CIA
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Campiglia Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

Shuttle, bus, train, ferry  •  19h 2m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Ljubljana
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Florence
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino Marittima Re
  4. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

Train, night bus, ferry  •  19h 7m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Siofok Ic / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Siófok to Trieste
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Fr
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino Marittima Re
  5. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

Train, night train, ferry via Villach  •  19h 49m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Firenze S.M.N. Nj / ...
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino Marittima Re
  5. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

Bus, train, ferry  •  21h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Florence
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino Marittima Re
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

Train, night train, ferry  •  21h 8m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Firenze S.M.N. Nj
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino Marittima Re
  4. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

Drive, ferry  •  11h 30m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Piombino
  2. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

Budapest to Isola d'Elba by train, night bus and ferry

The journey time between Budapest and Isola d'Elba is around 19h 7m and covers a distance of around 1157 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h. Operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), FlixBus, ItaloTreno and others, the Budapest to Isola d'Elba service departs from Budapest-Deli and arrives in Portoferraio. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

5 Weekly Services
19h 7m Average Duration
€73 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Isola d'Elba is to fly which costs 11 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft and takes 10h 36m.

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The fastest way to get from Budapest to Isola d'Elba is to fly and train and ferry. Taking this option will cost 19 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft and takes 8h 52m.

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The distance between Budapest and Isola d'Elba is 864 km.

The best way to get from Budapest to Isola d'Elba without a car is to shuttle and bus and train and ferry which takes 19h 2m and costs 55 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 11h 46m to get from Budapest to Isola d'Elba, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Swiss, KLM, Aegean Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 201+ hotels available in Isola d'Elba. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 31 min and costs 900 Ft.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Isola d'Elba.
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  • Distance: 864 km
  • Duration: 11h 46m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Isola d'Elba, Italy?

Swiss, FlexFlight ApS and five other airlines fly from Budapest to Campo nell'Elba twice daily.

Airlines
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Budapest to Elba Island via Zurich, Florence
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Budapest to Elba Island via Berlin Brandenburg, Pisa
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€29 - €180
Flights from Budapest to Elba Island via Beauvais, Pisa
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from Budapest to Elba Island via Bari, Pisa
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€25 - €170
Flights from Budapest to Elba Island via Munich, Florence
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Flights from Budapest to Elba Island via Frankfurt, Florence
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Budapest to Elba Island via Rome, Florence
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Flights from Budapest to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Flights from Budapest to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Florence via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Budapest to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €290
Flights from Budapest to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €950
Flights from Budapest to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from Budapest to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Florence via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Train operators
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 Firenze Rifredi to Piombino Marittima
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €24
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€22 - €24
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Piombino Marittima
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €25
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€22 - €25
Train from Pisa Centrale to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
Train from Roma Termini to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€30 - €33
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Pisa Centrale to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€10 - €15
Base Standard
€24 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Roma Termini to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Train from Trieste Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€29 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€29 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €95
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Train from Trieste Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €70
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€26 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€24 - €35
Smart Flex
€50 - €70
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Pisa Centrale to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Train from Roma Termini to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Deli to Siofok
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €13
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Railjet
ÖBB Intercity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
ÖBB Intercity
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Villach Hbf to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Wien Hbf to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Nightjet
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
Night train from Villach Hbf to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€95 - €220
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€95 - €130
1st Class
€160 - €220
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Florence
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Siófok to Trieste
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Florence
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
Toremar
Phone
+49 611-14020
Email
info@mobylines.de
Website
toremar.it
Ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10
Website
Toremar

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