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Fly from Genoa  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Budapest (BUD) GOA - BUD

12 093 Ft - 58 139 Ft

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Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Budapest (BUD) BGY - BUD

11 836 Ft - 105 342 Ft

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Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Budapest (BUD) MXP - BUD

13 536 Ft - 75 342 Ft

Train to Pisa, fly  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Chiavari to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Budapest (BUD) PSA - BUD

13 976 Ft - 291 378 Ft

Bus to Nice, fly  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Nice - Airport
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Budapest (BUD) NCE - BUD

28 536 Ft - 62 342 Ft

Train  •  17h 24m

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Brennero Brenner Ecb / ...
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld Ec / ...

89 325 Ft - 181 916 Ft

Bus  •  19h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Genoa to Budapest Népliget bus station 1922

19 428 Ft - 23 428 Ft

Bus, train  •  21h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Genova to Hegyeshalom
  2. Take the train from Hegyeshalom to Budapest-Deli Ic

26 078 Ft - 34 078 Ft

Night train, train  •  18h 49m

  1. Take the night train from Genova P.Za Principe to Wien Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld Ec / ...

52 926 Ft - 81 812 Ft

Drive  •  10h 10m

  1. Drive from Recco to Budapest 1100.3 km

48 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft

Recco to Budapest by train

The train journey time between Recco and Budapest is around 15h 45m and covers a distance of around 1320 km. The fastest train normally takes 15h 40m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Recco to Budapest train service departs from Recco and arrives in Budapest-Kelenfoeld. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
15h 45m
Fastest train time:
15h 40m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
67 425 Ft
Carbon emissions:
69 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:02
Last train departs at:
06:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Recco to Budapest train schedules

Italy → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Italy

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Bahrain, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey

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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Italy

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Hungary

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Hungary from Italy is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Budapest is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Budapest is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Budapest is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Hungary.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Recco to Budapest is to bus which costs €50 - €65 and takes 19h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Recco to Budapest is to train and fly which costs €35 - €850 and takes 7h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Recco to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Via Fiume Sotto Ponte F.S. and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Cadorna/Piazza Della Vittoria, Genoa and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Recco to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Recco and arriving at Budapest-Kelenfoeld via Genova Brignole, Verona Porta Nuova, Brennero Brenner, Innsbruck Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 24m.

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The distance between Recco and Budapest is 840 km. The road distance is 1100.3 km.

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The best way to get from Recco to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 17h 24m and costs €240 - €550.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Recco to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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Recco to Budapest train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Genova Brignole station.

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The best way to get from Recco to Budapest is to fly which takes 8h 20m and costs €30 - €170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €240 - €550 and takes 17h 24m, you could also bus, which costs €50 - €65 and takes 19h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Recco to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 840 km
  • Duration: 8h 20m

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

Lufthansa, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Recco to Budapest 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Recco to Budapest via Genova Brignole, Verona Porta Nuova, Brennero Brenner, Innsbruck Hbf, and Wien Hbf in around 17h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 260 000 Ft
Flights from Genoa to Budapest via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 260 000 Ft
Flights from Genoa to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 260 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Flights from Pisa to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
39 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Flights from Nice to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Genoa to Budapest via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Flights from Genoa to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Pisa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 600 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
75 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Nice to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Flights from Nice to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Genoa to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
60 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Budapest via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Train operators
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
3 500 Ft - 4 900 Ft
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
3 500 Ft - 4 900 Ft
Train from Chiavari to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3 200 Ft - 4 500 Ft
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
3 200 Ft - 4 500 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 Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
6 300 Ft - 6 900 Ft
Train from Chiavari to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
3 100 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
5 700 Ft - 6 200 Ft
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Brennero Brenner
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10 000 Ft - 11 500 Ft
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
5 000 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Base Standard
10 000 Ft - 15 000 Ft
Base Premium
13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Train from Chiavari to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4 600 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
4 600 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Base Standard
10 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Base Premium
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Train from Genova Brignole to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
8 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Base Standard
16 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Base Premium
19 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4 600 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Thello
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 600 Ft - 1 900 Ft
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4 000 Ft - 5 500 Ft
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
4 000 Ft - 5 500 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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Brennero Brenner
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9 000 Ft - 13 000 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 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
31 000 Ft - 42 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
48 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2 500 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 500 Ft - 3 500 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Train from Hegyeshalom to Budapest-Deli
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2 000 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 000 Ft - 2 900 Ft
1st Class
3 900 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 900 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 900 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Genova P.Za Principe to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
27 000 Ft - 36 000 Ft
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
3 600 Ft - 4 500 Ft
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa to Budapest Népliget bus station
Ave. Duration
16h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus from Genova to Hegyeshalom
Ave. Duration
15h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
23 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Recco to Budapest is 1100 km. It takes approximately 10h 10m to drive from Recco to Budapest.

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KLM, Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Genoa Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 618+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 27 500 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Recco to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs €2 - €6.

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