How to travel from Budapest to Rome

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from Budapest to Rome

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

Our recommendation
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To get from Budapest to Rome on Sep 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50AMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport1h50 08:40AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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11:20AMBudapest27h25 02:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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701One-way
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07:55PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport1h50 09:45PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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07:50PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport13h05 08:55AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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10:50AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar27h55 02:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
1 transfer
701One-way

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Travel Information between Budapest and Rome

distanceDistance502 miles (809 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $216
fastestFastest modeFlight • $216 (€205) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Wizz Air

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 502 miles (809 km) from Budapest to Rome. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Wizz Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Budapest to Rome.

How to get from Budapest to Rome

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Budapest to Rome, 100,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Budapest to Rome, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs

Travel from Budapest, Hungary to Rome, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Rome from Budapest restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rome, Italy from Budapest?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Rome, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Budapest to Rome closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Budapest, Hungary from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Budapest, Hungary from Rome, Italy?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Budapest from Rome?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Hungary must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/29/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Budapest from Rome here.

There are 4 ways to get from Budapest to Rome: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Rome from Budapest is by taking a train, which costs on average $5 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A train is $97 (€91) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Budapest to Rome costing on average $102 (€96).

A train is $211 (€200) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Budapest to Rome costing on average $216 (€205).

The fastest way from Budapest to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Rome that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 18 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 502 miles (809 km) from Budapest to Rome.

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Rome is:

  • 1 bus per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Budapest to Rome:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and arrive in Rome, Termini.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Budapest-Déli to Roma Termini.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Budapest to Rome, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Rome by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Budapest to Rome for $102 (€96) on Omio.
  • Travel with Wizz Air to go to Rome by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Wizz Air Budapest to Rome tickets on Omio for $216 (€205).

Yes, there are direct routes from Budapest to Rome with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You can book a direct flight with Ryanair or Wizz Air.

Direct services to Rome tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Looking to extend your trip from Budapest to Rome? Many Omio customers who go from Budapest to Rome usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you're looking to explore Milan, Florence or Paris from Rome, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Budapest to Rome, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $102 (€96) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $216 (€205) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $5 (€5) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Budapest to Rome tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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