How to travel from Bologna to Budapest

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from Bologna to Budapest

You can get from Bologna to Budapest by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bologna to Budapest on May 20 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:10AMBologna Airport1h25 10:35AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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09:10AMBologna Airport1h25 10:35AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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07:35PMBologna Airport2h40 10:15PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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06:20AMBologna Airport3h55 10:15AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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07:15PMBologna Airport4h25 11:40PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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Travel Information from Bologna to Budapest

distanceDistance422 miles (681 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$9 - $71
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $9 (€8) • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $9 (€8) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Malta Air

Travel 422 miles (681 km) by bus or flight to Budapest from Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Malta Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Bologna to Budapest.

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FAQs

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

Can I enter Hungary if coming from Italy?

Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open 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 5/16/22; 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 from Bologna to Budapest.

Return travel to Bologna, Italy from Hungary is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Hungary?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Hungary?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Bologna, Italy was last verified on 5/19/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Bologna from Budapest.

There are 2 travel options from Bologna to Budapest: bus or flight.

The cheapest way to go to Budapest from Bologna is by taking a flight, which costs on average $9 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:

Taking a flight is usually $62 (€56) less than taking a bus to Budapest, which costs on average $71 (€64) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Bologna is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Budapest can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 14 h 25 min.

The Bologna to Budapest distance is around 422 miles (681 km).

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

  • Buses from Bologna to Budapest most often leave from Bologna, Autostazione and arrive in Budapest, Népliget.
  • Flights mostly leave from Bologna Airport and tend to arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.

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

  • You can travel from Bologna to Budapest by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $71 (€64) with Flixbus from Bologna to Budapest.
  • You can take a flight from Bologna to Budapest with Malta Air. Cheap tickets can be found for $9 (€8) with Malta Air from Bologna to Budapest.

Yes, there are direct services available from Bologna to Budapest with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Malta Air.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Budapest as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Bologna and 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 buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $71 (€64) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $9 (€8) 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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