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There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Budapest by plane, train, bus, shuttle, 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 Florence to Budapest  •  7h 2m

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

$88 - $284

Cheapest option

Train to Bologna, fly to Budapest  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Budapest (BUD) BLQ - BUD

$71 - $307

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Fly Florence to Vienna, train  •  7h 17m

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

$147 - $458

Bus, shuttle  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the bus from SITA Firenze to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana Florentia Bus
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Budapest Eurobusways

$91 - $228

Train  •  13h 32m

  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 / ...

$141 - $240

Bus  •  16h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Firenze to Vienna Erdberg 000002
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 902 / ...

$71 - $101

Night train, train  •  14h 39m

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

$144 - $228

Drive  •  8h 59m

  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 60€ - 90€ and takes 16h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Budapest is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Firenze and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 4m.

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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 13h 32m.

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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 bus and shuttle which takes 13h 8m and costs 75€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Florence to Budapest, including transfers.

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Florence to Budapest bus services, operated by Tour Bus, depart from Firenze 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 7h 2m and costs 75€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 210€ and takes 13h 32m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 16h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 458.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and 14 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 13h 32m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Florence to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Florence to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Florence to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Bologna to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Florence to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Florence to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Florence to Budapest via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bologna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
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
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from SITA Firenze to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
atvo.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Firenze to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 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 8h 59m to drive from Florence to Budapest.

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Alitalia, KLM, Vueling Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4563+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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

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