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Fly Budapest to Venice  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Venice (VCE) BUD - VCE

€35 - €168

8 alternative options

Fly Budapest to Bologna, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bologna (BLQ) BUD - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre

€37 - €301

Train to Vienna, fly to Venice  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE) VIE - VCE

€53 - €256

Fly Budapest to Venice Treviso  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Venice Treviso (TSF) BUD - TSF

€45 - €75

Train via Vienna  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj

€105 - €157

Bus  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Venice Mestre N536 / ...

€36 - €46

Train  •  13h 51m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Ljubljana Ic
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Monfalcone Re
  3. Take the train from Monfalcone to Venezia Mestre Re / ...

€41 - €97

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Mestre 691.9 km

€85 - €130

Shuttle  •  7h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Venezia Eurobusways

€70 - €160

Budapest to Mestre by train

The train journey time between Budapest and Mestre is around 14h 27m and covers a distance of around 848 km. The fastest train normally takes 9h 57m. Operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), RegioJet, Romanian Railways (CFR) and others, the Budapest to Mestre train service departs from Budapest-Kelenfoeld and arrives in Venezia Mestre. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
14h 27m
Fastest train time:
9h 57m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€112
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:55
Last train departs at:
19:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Budapest to Mestre train schedules

Hungary → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Hungary

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Hungary

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from Hungary
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
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  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Hungary

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Hungary.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mestre is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mestre is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mestre is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Yes, entry into Hungary from Italy is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Mestre is to bus which costs 12 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 11h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Mestre is to fly which costs 16 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft and takes 4h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Mestre. However, there are services departing from Arany János utca M and arriving at Venice Mestre via Budapest Népliget bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Mestre. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Kelenfoeld and arriving at Venezia Mestre via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 53m.

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It is 566 km from Budapest to Mestre. It is approximately 691.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Mestre without a car is to train via Vienna which takes 10h 53m and costs 37 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Budapest to Mestre, including transfers.

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

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Budapest to Mestre train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Kelenfoeld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Mestre is to fly which takes 5h 45m and costs 12 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train via Vienna, which costs 37 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft and takes 10h 53m, you could also bus, which costs 12 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 11h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Mestre.
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  • Distance: 565.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 45m

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

Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and 10 other airlines fly from Budapest to Mestre every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Mestre via Wien Hbf in around 10h 53m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Flights from Budapest to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €340
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Budapest to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €330
Flights from Vienna to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €480
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Budapest to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€15 - €100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Palermo
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €170
Flights from Budapest to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €25
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Train operators
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Monfalcone to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
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 Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Train from Monfalcone to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
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 Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Monfalcone to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Train from Monfalcone to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €14
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Deli to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
mavcsoport.hu
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €22
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€14 - €22
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Monfalcone
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€10 - €13
Regional Train Ticket
€8 - €11
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€15 - €18
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Venezia
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€70 - €160
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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Budapest to Mestre train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Venezia Mestre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Mestre is 692 km. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Budapest to Mestre.

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Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Wizz Air and eight other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 1501+ hotels available in Mestre. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 34 min and costs 3 593 Ft.

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