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

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Fly Budapest to Bologna, train  •  5h 17m

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

$56 - $289

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Fly Budapest to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BUD - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Modena

$53 - $171

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Fly Budapest to Milan Bergamo, shuttle, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BUD - BGY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Piacenza
  3. Take the train from Piacenza to Modena

$73 - $380

Train to Vienna, fly to Bologna  •  7h 33m

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

$151 - $440

Fly Budapest to Pisa, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Pisa (PSA) BUD - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

$57 - $286

Shuttle, bus  •  13h 13m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Ljubljana Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Bologna Florentia Bus

$88 - $166

Train  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...

$129 - $229

Bus  •  15h 34m

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

$56 - $91

Train, night train  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Sopron Ic
  2. Take the night train from Wiener Neustadt to Bologna Centrale Station Nj 1237

$87 - $123

Drive  •  8h 22m

  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 bus which costs 15 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 15h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Modena is to fly and train which costs 15 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 5h 17m.

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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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 34m.

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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, Venezia Mestre and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 47m.

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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 shuttle and bus which takes 13h 13m and costs 24 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m 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 13h 47m and costs 36 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 15h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Modena.
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  • Distance: 438.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 17m

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Modena via Wien Hbf, Venezia Mestre, and Bologna C.Le in around 13h 47m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Modena 4 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 12h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Budapest to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Budapest to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
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 Modena
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Train from Piacenza to Modena
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Milano Centrale to Modena
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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
2h 26m
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wiener Neustadt to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
atvo.it
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 Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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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 8h 22m to drive from Budapest to Modena.

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

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Book your Budapest to Modena train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 357+ hotels available in Modena. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29m and costs 350 Ft.

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