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There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Portofino 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.

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Fly to Genoa  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Genoa (GOA) BUD - GOA

$99 - $381

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 7m

  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 S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$53 - $174

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Fly to Pisa, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Pisa (PSA) BUD - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Chiavari

$62 - $275

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  8h 57m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BUD - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino

$59 - $221

Train  •  18h 12m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to S.Margherita Ligure Portofino Ic / ...

$229 - $350

Bus FlixBus  •  20h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Genoa, Genoa 1922

$69 - $124

Bus Slovak Lines  •  21h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Genova

$119 - $125

Train, night train  •  22h 1m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Genova Piazza Principe R

$164 - $285

Drive  •  10h 39m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Portofino 698.8 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Portofino is to fly and train which costs 16 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 8h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Portofino is to fly and train which costs 17 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 7h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Portofino. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Portofino via Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Genova - Doria Metro Principe, Genova and Santa Margherita Ligure FS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 37m.

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The distance between Budapest and Portofino is 839 km. The road distance is 1118 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Portofino without a car is to train which takes 18h 12m and costs 60 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 8h 56m to get from Budapest to Portofino, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Portofino is to fly which takes 8h 56m and costs 27 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft and takes 18h 12m, you could also bus, which costs 19 000 Ft - 35 000 Ft and takes 20h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Genoa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Portofino.
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  • Distance: 524.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 56m

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

Lufthansa, Air France and five other airlines fly from Budapest to Portofino every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Portofino via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, Milano Centrale, S.Margherita Ligure Portofino, and Santa Margherita Ligure FS in around 18h 12m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Budapest to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
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 Budapest to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Budapest to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Genoa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $390
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $170
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Budapest to Genoa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
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 Pisa Centrale to Chiavari
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 S.Margherita Ligure Portofino
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
Night train from Wien Hbf to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Genova
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Portofino is 1118 km. It takes approximately 10h 39m to drive from Budapest to Portofino.

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Wizz Air, Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Genoa Airport.

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There are 1637+ hotels available in Portofino. Prices start at $62 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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