There are 10 ways to get from Florence to Budapest by plane, train, bus, night train, night bus 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 Florence to Budapest  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Budapest (BUD) FLR - BUD

$88 - $284

Cheapest option

Train to Pisa, fly to Budapest  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Budapest (BUD) PSA - BUD

$48 - $256

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Train to Bologna, fly to Budapest  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Budapest (BUD) BLQ - BUD

$69 - $307

Train to Rome, fly to Budapest  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Budapest (BUD) FCO - BUD

$87 - $237

Fly Florence to Vienna, train  •  7 h 17 min

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

$147 - $458

Train  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$147 - $251

Bus  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Budapest Népliget

$69 - $89

Night train, train  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Wien Hbf Nj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$145 - $230

Night bus  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the night bus from Florence, Florence to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N536

$58 - $103

Drive  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Budapest 590.4 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Budapest is to bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 15 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Budapest is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Firenze Autostazione and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Kelenföld via Venezia Mestre and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 31 min.

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The distance between Florence and Budapest is 733 km. The road distance is 944.7 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 13 h 31 min and costs 120€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Florence to Budapest, including transfers.

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Florence to Budapest bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Firenze Autostazione station.

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Florence to Budapest train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Budapest is to fly which takes 6 h 51 min and costs 75€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 220€ and takes 13 h 31 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 15 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 458.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and 11 other airlines fly from Florence to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Budapest via Venezia Mestre and Wien Hbf in around 13 h 31 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Rome to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Florence to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Bologna to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Rome to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Florence to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Rome to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Pisa to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Rome to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bologna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from Rome to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Rome to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
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 Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Venezia Mestre to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Florence, Florence to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Budapest bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Budapest Népliget station.

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Florence to Budapest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Budapest is 945 km. It takes approximately 8 h 59 min to drive from Florence to Budapest.

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Alitalia, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4390+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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