There are 10 ways to get from Budapest to Milan by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Budapest to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 8 min

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

$36 - $137

Cheapest option

Fly Budapest to Milan Bergamo  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BUD - BGY

$35 - $183

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Fly Budapest to Milan Linate  •  6 h 40 min

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

$87 - $224

Fly Budapest to Verona, train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Verona (VRN) BUD - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale

$129 - $473

Train to Vienna, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7 h 7 min

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

$139 - $309

Train  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ec
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr

$159 - $262

Bus  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Milan, Milan 403 / ...

$57 - $104

Night train, bus  •  18 h 52 min

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bratislava hlavná stanica Metropol
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Milano Lampugnano

$109 - $114

Train, night train  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien HBF to Milano Lambrate En / ...

$113 - $228

Drive  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Milan 599.5 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Milan is to fly which costs 9 500 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Milan is to fly which costs 10 000 Ft - 38 000 Ft and takes 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Milan. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at conciliazione m1 via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Milan. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Milano Centrale via Wien Hbf, Innsbruck Hbf and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 21 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Milan is 787 km. The road distance is 959.2 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Milan without a car is to train which takes 13 h 21 min and costs 43 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Budapest to Milan, including transfers.

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

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Budapest to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Milan is to fly which takes 5 h 8 min and costs 10 000 Ft - 38 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 43 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 13 h 21 min, you could also bus, which costs 15 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft and takes 15 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Milan.
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  • Distance: 491.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

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

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Budapest to Milan every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Milan via Wien Hbf, Innsbruck Hbf, and Verona Porta Nuova in around 13 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Budapest to Milan Bergamo via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $170
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Budapest to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Verona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Verona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Milano Lambrate
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bratislava hlavná stanica
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cd.cz
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
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
Night train from Wien HBF to Milano Lambrate
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $130
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$97
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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