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There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Milan by plane, bus, train, night train, car or shuttle

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Fly Budapest to Milan Linate

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Linate (LIN)

Cheapest

Fly Budapest to Milan Bergamo, bus

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY)
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia

Fly Budapest to Milan Malpensa

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)

Train to Vienna, fly to Milan Malpensa

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)

Train

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Zuerich Hb
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Milan

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi

Drive

  1. Drive from Budapest to Milan

Shuttle, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Venezia
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale

Budapest to Milan by train

The train journey time between Budapest and Milan is around 14h 43m and covers a distance of around 1219 km. This includes an average layover time of around 46 min. Operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV) and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Budapest to Milan train service departs from Budapest-Keleti and arrives in Milano Centrale. Typically eight trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

8 Weekly Trains
14h 43m Average Duration
€122 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Milan is to bus which costs 19 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 15h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Milan is to fly which costs 17 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Milan. However, there are services departing from Astoria M and arriving at conciliazione m1 via Budapest Népliget bus station and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Milan. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Milano Centrale via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 43m.

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The distance between Budapest and Milan is 787 km. The road distance is 951.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Milan without a car is to train which takes 14h 43m and costs 49 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Budapest to Milan, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Milan is to fly which takes 6h 26m and costs 28 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 49 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 14h 43m, you could also bus, which costs 19 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 15h 29m.

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  • Distance: 786.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 26m

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

Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Budapest to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Milan via Zuerich Hb in around 14h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €340
Flights from Budapest to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€21 - €460
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €230
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €1200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €900
Train operators
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
€10 - €13
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
12h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Nightjet
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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
TerraVision 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
Bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
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.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Budapest to Milan train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Milan is 951 km. It takes approximately 8h 51m to drive from Budapest to Milan.

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Brussels Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Iberia and four other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 838+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at €100 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 3 300 Ft - 4 100 Ft.

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