There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Lake Garda by plane, car, car ferry, bus or train

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 Verona, drive, car ferry  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Verona (VRN) BUD - VRN
  2. Drive from Verona to Torri
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$114 - $452

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BUD - BGY
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Brescia Bus Station Via Solferino
  3. Take the bus from Brescia to Toscolano

$52 - $202

3 alternative options

Fly to Bologna, train, car ferry  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bologna (BLQ) BUD - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$72 - $330

Train  •  13 h 3 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 Trento Ec
  4. Take the train from Trento to Borghetto Reg / ...

$264 - $381

Drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Lake Garda 547.6 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Lake Garda is 670 km. The road distance is 876.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Lake Garda without a car is to train which takes 13 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to get from Budapest to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Lake Garda is 876 km. It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to drive from Budapest to Lake Garda.

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easyJet, Alitalia, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Verona Airport.

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There are 3935+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $74 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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Map of how to get from Budapest to Lake Garda.
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  • Distance: 418.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 16 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Lake Garda, Italy?

You can take a train from Budapest to Lake Garda via Wien Hbf, Innsbruck Hbf, Trento, and Borghetto in around 13 h 3 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Verona via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Verona via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Verona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Verona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
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
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Trento to Borghetto
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
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 Trento
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trentino trasporti esercizio S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0461 821000
Email
info@ttesercizio.it
Website
ttesercizio.it
Train from Trento-Stazione Fs to Borghetto-Trenitalia
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ttesercizio.it
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Brescia Bus Station Via Solferino
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Ferry operators

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