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

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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Train, bus via Siofok  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Siofok D
  2. Take the bus from Siofok to Trieste N403 / ...

$32 - $63

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Bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Trieste Autostazione 977 / ...

$41 - $61

Train Deutsche Bahn, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Ljubljana D
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 907 / ...

$76 - $184

Train  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Udine Rj
  3. Take the train from Udine to Trieste Centrale Rv / ...

$117 - $182

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Trieste 348.2 miles

$80 - $130

Fly Budapest to Ljubljana  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Ljubljana (LJU) BUD - LJU

$131 - $681

Fly Budapest to Trieste  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Trieste (TRS) BUD - TRS

$103 - $608

Fly Budapest to Klagenfurt  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Klagenfurt (KLU) BUD - KLU

$191 - $711

Train to Vienna, fly to Ljubljana  •  6 h 21 min

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

$177 - $623

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Trieste is to bus which costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 9 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Trieste is to drive which costs 23 000 Ft - 34 000 Ft and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Trieste is 452 km. The road distance is 557.2 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Budapest to Trieste, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Trieste Autostazione via Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Trieste. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Trieste Centrale via Wien Hbf and Udine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 6 min.

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

Eurolines HU operates a bus from Budapest to Trieste once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Trieste via Wien Hbf and Udine in around 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Budapest to Ljubljana via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Déli to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Udine to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Siofok to Trieste
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Trieste
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Siófok Autóbusz-Állomás to Trieste Autostazione
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Trieste Autostazione
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it

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