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

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Train to Budapest, fly to Naples  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Ferihegy
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Naples (NAP) BUD - NAP

27€ - 167€

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Train to Vienna, fly to Naples  •  7h 8m

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

39€ - 133€

Fly Budapest to Rome, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rome (FCO) BUD - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale

52€ - 181€

Fly Budapest to Rome Ciampino, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) BUD - CIA
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale

37€ - 163€

Train  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Napoli Centrale Fr

147€ - 304€

Bus via Florence  •  21h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Florence, Florence
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 518 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Naples, Naples 538 / ...

74€ - 91€

Bus  •  28h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Napoli

93€ - 140€

Train, night train  •  20h 4m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini Nj
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...

111€ - 200€

Drive  •  12h 52m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Naples 1413.3 km

180€ - 270€

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Naples is to train and fly which costs 14 000 Ft - 49 000 Ft and takes 7h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Naples is to train and fly which costs 9 500 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Naples. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Naples, Naples via Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Florence, Florence and Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Naples. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Kelenfoeld and arriving at Napoli Centrale via Wien Hbf and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 8m.

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The distance between Budapest and Naples is 831 km. The road distance is 1413.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Naples without a car is to train which takes 17h 8m and costs 50 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Budapest to Naples, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Naples is to train which takes 17h 8m and costs 50 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus via Florence, which costs 27 000 Ft - 34 000 Ft and takes 21h 47m.

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  • Distance: 830.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Naples via Wien Hbf and Venezia Mestre in around 17h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Naples via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Florence, Florence, and Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station in around 21h 47m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
14€ - 190€
Flights from Budapest to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 180€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Flights from Budapest to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 300€
Malta Air
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Naples via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Flights from Budapest to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
19€ - 180€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 130€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 470€
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Ferihegy
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 2€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
50€ - 70€
Base Standard
85€ - 120€
Base Premium
100€ - 150€
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
40€ - 55€
Smart Low Cost
35€ - 55€
Smart Flex
75€ - 110€
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Nightjet
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, Budapest Népliget to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Naples, Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Arad
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Bep's Travel
Phone
+40-745.499.985
Website
bepstravel.autogari.ro
Bus from Arad to Napoli
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Schedules at
Bep's Travel

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Budapest to Naples train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Napoli Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Naples is 1413 km. It takes approximately 12h 52m to drive from Budapest to Naples.

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Ryanair and Malta Air offer flights from Budapest Airport to Naples Airport.

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