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

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Fly Budapest to Venice  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Venice (VCE) BUD - VCE

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Fly Budapest to Venice Treviso  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Venice Treviso (TSF) BUD - TSF

Fly Budapest to Trieste, train  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Trieste (TRS) BUD - TRS
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia

Train to Vienna, fly to Venice  •  6h 51m

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

Train via Vienna  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Rj

Bus  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget bus station to Venice N536

Train  •  14h 17m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Ljubljana Ic
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Monfalcone Re
  3. Take the train from Monfalcone to Venezia S. Lucia Re

Drive  •  6h 37m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Venice 700.4 km

Shuttle  •  7h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Venezia Eurobusways

Budapest to Venice by train

The train journey time between Budapest and Venice is around 14h 39m and covers a distance of around 853 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 29m. The fastest train normally takes 10h 9m. Operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), RegioJet, Romanian Railways (CFR) and others, the Budapest to Venice train service departs from Budapest-Kelenfoeld and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
10h 10m
Layover time:
4h 29m
Total time:
14h 39m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
10h 9m
Train distance:
853 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€87
Carbon emissions:
45 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:55
Last train departs at:
19:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Budapest to Venice train schedules

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International entry into Italy from Hungary

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Hungary

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Hungary
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
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This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
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  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Hungary

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Hungary.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Venice is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Venice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Venice is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Hungary from Italy.

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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Venice is to bus which costs 12 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 11h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from Budapest to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 50m and costs 18 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Venice. However, there are services departing from Astoria M and arriving at Venice via Budapest Népliget bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Venice. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Kelenfoeld and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 5m.

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The distance between Budapest and Venice is 562 km. The road distance is 700.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Venice without a car is to train via Vienna which takes 11h 5m and costs 28 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Budapest to Venice, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Venice is to fly which takes 7h 15m and costs 10 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train via Vienna, which costs 28 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft and takes 11h 5m, you could also bus, which costs 12 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 11h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Venice.
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  • Distance: 562.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 15m

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and 11 other airlines fly from Budapest to Venice hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Venice via Wien Hbf in around 11h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €340
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €340
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€150 - €340
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€16 - €120
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€16 - €120
Flights from Budapest to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €150
Flights from Budapest to Venice Treviso via Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €150
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €100
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €170
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Venice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Budapest to Trieste via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €100
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 Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Monfalcone to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €18
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €14
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Deli to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
mavcsoport.hu
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €22
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€14 - €22
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Railjet
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Monfalcone
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€10 - €13
Regional Train Ticket
€8 - €11
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€15 - €18
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 Népliget bus station to Venice
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Venezia
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€70 - €160
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Venice Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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

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Budapest to Venice train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Venice is 700 km. It takes approximately 6h 37m to drive from Budapest to Venice.

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Wizz Air, KLM, LOT and eight other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 2561+ hotels available in Venice. 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 31 min and costs 900 Ft.

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