There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly Budapest to Rome  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rome (FCO) BUD - FCO

15€ - 151€

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Train to Vienna, fly to Rome  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Rome (FCO) VIE - FCO

36€ - 278€

Fly Budapest to Rome Ciampino  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) BUD - CIA

27€ - 149€

Train  •  15h 54m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...

148€ - 299€

Shuttle, bus  •  19h 22m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zagreb Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina

124€ - 212€

Bus  •  20h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Florence, Florence N536
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome Fiumicino Airport 1530

62€ - 76€

Train, night train  •  18h 10m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

110€ - 170€

Drive  •  11h 32m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) 1246.3 km

160€ - 250€

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which costs 5 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 4h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which costs 5 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO). However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Rome Fiumicino Airport via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO). However, there are services departing from Kelenfoeld and arriving at Fiumicino Aeroporto via Wien Hbf, Venezia Mestre and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 54m.

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The distance between Budapest and Rome Airport (FCO) is 830 km. The road distance is 1246.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) without a car is to train which takes 15h 54m and costs 50 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO), including transfers.

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Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Kelenfoeld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which takes 4h 14m and costs 5 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft and takes 15h 54m, you could also bus, which costs 21 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft and takes 20h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO).
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  • Distance: 830.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Rome Airport (FCO), Italy?

Alitalia, Wizz Air and Lufthansa fly from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) via Wien Hbf, Venezia Mestre, and Roma Termini in around 15h 54m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 470€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
14€ - 140€
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 160€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 320€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 250€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 240€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 700€
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 15€
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 Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
5€ - 7€
1st Class
15€ - 18€
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
5€ - 7€
1st Class
16€ - 18€
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 Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
65€ - 90€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
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 Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 85€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
29€ - 40€
Smart Flex
60€ - 85€
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 Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
40€ - 90€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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).

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 Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome Fiumicino Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Fiumicino Airport station.

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Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO) is 1246 km. It takes approximately 11h 32m to drive from Budapest to Rome Airport (FCO).

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Alitalia, Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 11043+ hotels available in Rome Airport (FCO). Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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