There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Modena by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Budapest, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bologna (BLQ) BUD - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Modena

$63 - $301

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Train, bus  •  18 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Ljubljana Istria First Water
  2. Take the bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Bologna Florentia Bus

$56 - $83

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Train to Vienna, fly  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bologna (BLQ) VIE - BLQ

$159 - $454

Train  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien HBF to Bologna C.Le En

$116 - $208

Bus  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bologna, Bologna N536

$59 - $102

Train, night train  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien HBF to Bologna C.Le En

$116 - $211

Drive  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Modena 552.1 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Modena is to train and bus which costs 15 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft and takes 18 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Modena is to fly and train which costs 17 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Modena. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Modena, Via Benedetto Bacchini via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Bologna Central Railway Station, Piazza XX Settembre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Modena. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Modena via Wien HBF and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 1 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Modena is 701 km. The road distance is 883.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Modena without a car is to train which takes 14 h 1 min and costs 32 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Budapest to Modena, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Modena is to train which takes 14 h 1 min and costs 32 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft and takes 15 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Modena.
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  • Distance: 438.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Modena via Wien Hbf, Wien HBF, and Bologna C.Le in around 14 h 1 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Modena twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
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 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 Bologna C.Le to Modena
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
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 Wien HBF to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$95 - $120
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
atvo.it

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Budapest to Modena train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Modena is 883 km. It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to drive from Budapest to Modena.

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Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 337+ hotels available in Modena. Prices start at $55 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 350 Ft.

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