There are 8 ways to get from Milan to Budapest by plane, train, bus, night train, car or shuttle

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Fly from Milan Malpensa, train  •  5h 1m

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

9 585 Ft - 116 015 Ft

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Fly from Milan Bergamo, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Budapest (BUD) BGY - BUD
  2. Take the train from Ferihegy to Budapest-Nyugati

7 944 Ft - 36 195 Ft

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Fly from Milan Linate  •  6h 47m

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

24 161 Ft - 44 384 Ft

Train  •  14h

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

56 052 Ft - 93 545 Ft

Bus  •  15h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 403 / ...

16 811 Ft - 20 974 Ft

Night train, train  •  15h 21m

  1. Take the night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Wien Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Ec / ...

36 129 Ft - 52 061 Ft

Drive  •  9h 1m

  1. Drive from Milan to Budapest 953.3 km

44 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft

Train, shuttle  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia to Budapest Eurobusways

30 631 Ft - 79 643 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Budapest is to fly and train which costs 27€ - 340€ and takes 5h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Budapest is to fly and train which costs 27€ - 340€ and takes 5h 1m.

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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 21m.

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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 Kelenfoeld via Verona Porta Nuova, Innsbruck Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h.

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The distance between Milan and Budapest is 787 km. The road distance is 953.3 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 14h and costs 160€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m 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 6h 47m and costs 65€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 270€ and takes 14h, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 15h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 786.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

Alitalia, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Milan to Budapest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Budapest via Verona Porta Nuova, Innsbruck Hbf, and Wien Hbf in around 14h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
46 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
46 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 45 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 45 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
24 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
42 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
23 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 48 000 Ft
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

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
5 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
5 000 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Base Standard
10 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Base Premium
13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7 500 Ft - 25 000 Ft
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
7 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Base Standard
14 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Base Premium
17 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
5 500 Ft - 8 500 Ft
Smart Low Cost
5 000 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Smart Flex
10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Smart Low Cost
6 500 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Smart Flex
13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 29 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
48 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 900 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 900 Ft - 2 500 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft
Website
Nightjet
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 Milan, Milan to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Venezia to Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
24 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
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 40m.

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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 Kelenfoeld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Budapest is 953 km. It takes approximately 9h 1m to drive from Milan to Budapest.

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

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There are 4803+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 30 000 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 11€ - 16€.

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