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There are 11 ways to get from Lugano to Vác by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Budapest, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Budapest (BUD) MXP - BUD
  2. Take the train from Ferihegy to Budapest-Nyugati
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Vac

14 563 Ft - 46 674 Ft

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Fly Lugano to Budapest  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Budapest (BUD) LUG - BUD

37 086 Ft - 146 739 Ft

Train to Zurich, fly to Budapest  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Budapest (BUD) ZRH - BUD

39 909 Ft - 106 712 Ft

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly to Budapest, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Monza
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Budapest (BUD) BGY - BUD
  3. Take the train from Ferihegy to Budapest-Nyugati
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Vac

15 610 Ft - 58 102 Ft

Train to Basel, fly to Budapest  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Budapest (BUD) BSL - BUD

43 790 Ft - 114 302 Ft

Fly Milan Malpensa to Vienna, train  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Vienna (VIE) MXP - VIE
  2. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Vac

34 703 Ft - 92 824 Ft

Train  •  14h 54m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Rjx
  3. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Vac Ec / ...

93 799 Ft - 176 462 Ft

Bus  •  18h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Milan, Milan 076 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N403 / ...

17 694 Ft - 43 418 Ft

Bus via Sankt Gallen  •  20h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Lugano, Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Budapest

22 902 Ft - 31 931 Ft

Train, night train  •  16h 1m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB 10-Y / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti En

53 699 Ft - 90 662 Ft

Drive  •  10h 23m

  1. Drive from Lugano to Vác 664.7 miles

39 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Vác is to train and fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 210 and takes 7h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Vác is to fly and train which costs SFr 50 - SFr 170 and takes 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Vác. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Vác via Milan, Milan, Népliget M and Budapest Újpest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Vác. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Vac via Zuerich Hb and Bratislava hl.st.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 54m.

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The distance between Lugano and Vác is 797 km. The road distance is 1063.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Vác without a car is to train which takes 14h 54m and costs SFr 330 - SFr 650.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Lugano to Vác, including transfers.

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Lugano to Vác bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lugano station.

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Lugano to Vác train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lugano station.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Vác is to fly which takes 7h 24m and costs SFr 130 - SFr 550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 330 - SFr 650 and takes 14h 54m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 160 and takes 18h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Vác.
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  • Distance: 498.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Vác, Hungary?

Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Lugano to Vác every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lugano to Vác via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, Bratislava Hlavna Stanica, and Bratislava hl.st. in around 14h 54m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Lugano to Budapest via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
44 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Flights from Lugano to Budapest via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
49 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Flights from Lugano to Budapest via Zurich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
33 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 250 000 Ft
Flights from Basel to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65 000 Ft - 250 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Lugano to Budapest via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
42 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
32 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Flights from Lugano to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
49 000 Ft - 250 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
9 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 48 000 Ft
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
9 500 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120 000 Ft - 800 000 Ft
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
360 Ft - 550 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Vac
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
550 Ft - 850 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Vac
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4 200 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 8 500 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Vac
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 30 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23 000 Ft - 42 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
trenitalia.com
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Vac
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Website
slovakrail.sk
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Vac
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2 000 Ft - 3 100 Ft
Website
cd.cz
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Vac
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2 100 Ft - 3 000 Ft
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
2 100 Ft - 3 000 Ft
1st Class
2 900 Ft - 4 200 Ft
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
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
36 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Lugano to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 100 Ft - 2 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lugano to Milano - Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Website
Eurolines FR
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lugano, Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
850 Ft - 1 100 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Lugano, Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
3 000 Ft - 3 800 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from St. Gallen to Budapest
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Lugano to Vác bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Lugano to Vác train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Vac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Vác is 1064 km. It takes approximately 10h 23m to drive from Lugano to Vác.

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Air Dolomiti, Wizz Air, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Vác. Prices start at 11 728 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Milan Malpensa Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 5m and costs SFr 24 - SFr 50.

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