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Travel Information from Bologna to Budapest

distanceDistance422 miles (681 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $304
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 15 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $304 (€271) • 7 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Austrian Airlines

Travel 422 miles (681 km) by bus, flight or train to Budapest from Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Austrian Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bologna to Budapest.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bologna to Budapest

Travel Tips: Travel to Budapest easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Budapest.

International travel from Bologna, Italy to Budapest, Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Hungary if coming from Italy?

Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Budapest if traveling from Bologna?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Hungary must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Bologna and Budapest.

The restriction level for your return to Bologna, Italy from Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Bologna from Budapest restricted?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bologna from Budapest?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bologna, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 3/8/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bologna from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways to get from Bologna to Budapest: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Budapest is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Budapest:

Taking a train is about $45 (€40) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $47 (€42) for this trip.

Taking a train is usually $302 (€269) less than taking a flight to Budapest, which costs on average $304 (€271) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Bologna is by flight with an average travel time of 7 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Budapest can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Budapest by bus can take on average 14 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 15 h 25 min   of travel time.

Budapest is approximately 422 miles (681 km) away from Bologna.

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Budapest is:

  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bologna and Budapest as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bologna to Budapest:

  • Buses most often depart from Bologna at Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and arrive in Budapest at Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.
  • Flights mostly leave from Bologna Airport and tend to arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
  • Trains from Bologna to Budapest most often leave from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bologna to Budapest:

  • You can take a bus from Bologna to Budapest with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $47 (€42) with Flixbus from Bologna to Budapest.
  • You can travel between Bologna and Budapest by flight with Austrian Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $304 (€271) with Austrian Airlines from Bologna to Budapest.
Looking to extend your trip from Bologna to Budapest? Many Omio customers who go from Bologna to Budapest usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Prague or Bratislava. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Prague or Bratislava from Budapest, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Bologna to Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $47 (€42) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $304 (€271) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $2 (€2) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bologna to Budapest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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