There are 9 ways to get from Trieste to Budapest by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 977 / ...

$34 - $62

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Bus Eurolines HU  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Fernetti to Budapest Népliget 977 / ...

$44 - $64

Bus, train  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 907 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Budapest-Déli D

$80 - $194

Train  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Udine Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Udine to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$111 - $184

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Budapest 348.3 miles

$80 - $130

Fly Trieste to Budapest  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Budapest (BUD) TRS - BUD

$108 - $608

Fly Ljubljana to Budapest  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Budapest (BUD) LJU - BUD

$133 - $673

Fly Klagenfurt to Budapest  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Budapest (BUD) KLU - BUD

$193 - $711

Fly Ljubljana to Vienna, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Vienna (VIE) LJU - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld

$177 - $617

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Budapest is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Budapest is to drive which takes 5 h 25 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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The distance between Trieste and Budapest is 452 km. The road distance is 557 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to get from Trieste to Budapest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Kelenföld via Udine and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 17 min.

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Trieste to Budapest 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trieste to Budapest via Udine and Wien Hbf in around 11 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Budapest via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Train from Udine to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Trieste Autostazione to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Bus from Fernetti to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Trieste Terminal Passegieri to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Trieste Piazza Libertà Autostazione to Ljubljana Avtobusna Postaja
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
atvo.it

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