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There are 7 ways to get from Naples to Budapest by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Naples  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Budapest (BUD) NAP - BUD

6 488 Ft - 43 116 Ft

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Train to Rome, fly  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Budapest (BUD) FCO - BUD

14 492 Ft - 106 307 Ft

Train  •  16h 39m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Innsbruck Hbf Ecb
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Kelenfoeld Rjx

70 304 Ft - 115 391 Ft

Bus  •  22h

  1. Take the bus from Naples, Naples to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 542 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Vienna, Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop 902

18 356 Ft - 27 557 Ft

Bus via Arad  •  28h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Napoli to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Budapest

34 666 Ft - 48 650 Ft

Train, night train  •  21h 1m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Wiener Neustadt Hbf Nj
  3. Take the train from Sopron to Gyoer Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Gyoer to Budapest-Deli Re

40 942 Ft - 69 257 Ft

Drive  •  13h 1m

  1. Drive from Naples to Budapest 1415.8 km

65 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Budapest is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 22h.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Budapest is to fly which costs 18€ - 130€ and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Naples, Naples and arriving at Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop via Rome, Largo Mazzoni and Vienna, Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h.

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No, there is no direct train from Naples to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Kelenfoeld via Bologna Centrale and Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 39m.

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The distance between Naples and Budapest is 831 km. The road distance is 1415.8 km.

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The best way to get from Naples to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 16h 39m and costs 190€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Naples to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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Naples to Budapest train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Napoli Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Budapest is to fly which takes 5h 16m and costs 18€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 330€ and takes 16h 39m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 22h.

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  • Distance: 830.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

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

Wizz Air, Ryanair and Alitalia fly from Naples to Budapest twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Naples to Budapest via Bologna Centrale and Innsbruck Hbf in around 16h 39m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Naples to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft
Flights from Rome to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 49 000 Ft
Flights from Naples to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Flights from Rome to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Rome to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 60 000 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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 23 000 Ft
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
6 500 Ft - 9 000 Ft
Base Standard
13 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Base Premium
16 000 Ft - 23 000 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 Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
7 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Smart Low Cost
6 000 Ft - 9 000 Ft
Smart Flex
13 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Train from Napoli Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
12 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft
Smart Low Cost
11 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Smart Flex
23 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 7 500 Ft
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
5 000 Ft - 7 500 Ft
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9 500 Ft - 10 500 Ft
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 Bologna Centrale to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 19 000 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 Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
46 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Wiener Neustadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30 000 Ft - 39 000 Ft
Website
Nightjet
GySEV/Raaberbahn
Website
www2.gysev.hu
Train from Sopron to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
GySEV/Raaberbahn
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Sopron to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 500 Ft - 1 800 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Gyoer to Budapest-Deli
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2 300 Ft - 2 700 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Naples, Naples to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4 600 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Central Station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4 900 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
2 700 Ft - 3 800 Ft
Website
RegioJet
Bep's Travel
Phone
+40-745.499.985
Website
bepstravel.autogari.ro
Bus from Napoli to Arad
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft
Schedules at
Bep's Travel
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Arad to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Naples to Budapest bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Naples to Budapest is 1416 km. It takes approximately 13h 1m to drive from Naples to Budapest.

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Wizz Air, Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Naples Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 3417+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 30 000 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 14 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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