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

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Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Budapest (BUD) MXP - BUD

$38 - $138

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Fly from Milan Bergamo  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Budapest (BUD) BGY - BUD

$37 - $183

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Fly from Milan Linate  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Budapest (BUD) LIN - BUD

$89 - $224

Train to Zurich, fly  •  8h 39m

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

$159 - $383

Train  •  13h 42m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$158 - $272

Bus  •  15h 59m

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

$59 - $99

Night train, train  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the night train from Milano Lambrate to Wien HBF En / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...

$114 - $209

Drive  •  9h 3m

  1. Drive from Milan to Budapest 601.7 miles

$140 - $210

Bus, shuttle  •  14h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C Baltour
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia to Budapest Eurobusways

$98 - $204

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Budapest is to fly which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Budapest is to fly which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 4h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Budapest. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Milan, Milan and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Kelenföld via Verona Porta Nuova, Innsbruck Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 42m.

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The distance between Milan and Budapest is 787 km. The road distance is 962.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 13h 42m and costs 130€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Milan to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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Milan to Budapest train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Budapest is to fly which takes 4h 56m and costs 30€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 240€ and takes 13h 42m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 15h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 491.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

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

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Milan to Budapest every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Budapest via Verona Porta Nuova, Innsbruck Hbf, and Wien Hbf in around 13h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Train operators
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 Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Night train from Milano Lambrate to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
11h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $130
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
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
Bus from Milan, Milan to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Baltour
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Venezia to Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Budapest is 963 km. It takes approximately 9h 3m to drive from Milan to Budapest.

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Wizz Air, Swiss, CSA and two other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Milan to Budapest train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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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 Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37m and costs 10€ - 14€.

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