How to travel from Budapest to Rome

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Travel Information between Budapest and Rome

distanceDistance502 miles (809 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range- $49
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $39 (€33) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $39 (€33) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Wizz Air or ÖBB Nightjet

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

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from Budapest to Rome

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

Our recommendation
flight

The best way to travel from Budapest to Rome is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Wizz Air
01:50PM1h50
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
03:40PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$981One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Wizz Air
01:50PM1h50
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
03:40PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$981One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Wizz Air
01:50PM1h50
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
03:40PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$981One-way
0 transfers
Other options
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
08:55AM21h40
Budapest-Kelenfoeld
06:35AMRome Termini
$2541One-way
4 transfers
ÖBB
07:55AM22h40
Budapest-Kelenfoeld
06:35AMRome Termini
$2541One-way
4 transfers
FlixBus
12:55PM20h25
Budapest
09:20AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$1131One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
01:00PM20h20
Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
09:20AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$1151One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
12:30PM20h50
Budapest
09:20AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
$1151One-way
1 transfer
Wizz Air
07:25AM1h50
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
09:15AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$981One-way
0 transfers
Air France
06:55PM14h00
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
08:55AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$3281One-way
1 transfer
Air France
06:55PM24h20
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD)
07:15PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
$3301One-way
1 transfer

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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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Easyjet
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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Budapest to Rome

You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $37 (€32). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

ÖBB Nightjet is an Austrian train company that offers overnight services across Europe. It has a range of train types, including the EuroNight, CityNightLine and Nightjet, which all offer comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. The EuroNight is the most luxurious option, with private compartments and a restaurant car. The CityNightLine is a more affordable option, with compartments and couchettes, while the Nightjet is the most basic option, with couchettes and reclining seats. Ticket types include Economy, Comfort and Business, with the latter offering the most luxurious experience. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, a restaurant car and a bar. The most popular routes for ÖBB Nightjet are from Vienna to Munich, Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, Prague and Budapest.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Budapest to Rome travel information with FlixBus:

    • Average Duration: 18 h 25 min
    • Cheapest Price: $52

    Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Rome from Budapest and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

    Lufthansa from Budapest to Rome travel information:

    • Average Duration: 4 h 35 min
    • Cheapest Price: $409

    FAQs: Travel from Budapest to Rome

    FAQs: Travel to Rome 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 Budapest to Rome.
    FAQs

    There are 2 ways to get from Budapest to Rome: bus or flight.

    The cheapest way to go to Rome from Budapest is by taking a flight, which costs on average $39 (€33).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Budapest to Rome:

    Taking a flight costs $10 (€9) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $49 (€42) for the same trip.

    A flight is () less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Budapest to Rome costing on average ().

    The quickest way to travel to Rome from Budapest is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Bus takes 17 h 55 min on average.

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

    The average frequency per day from Budapest to Rome is:

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

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

      • Buses mostly depart from Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér and arrive in Rome, Termini (G).
      • Flights most often depart from Budapest at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and arrive in Rome at Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
      • Trains mostly leave from Budapest-Kelenfoeld and tend to arrive in Rome Termini.

      The following travel companies offer services from Budapest to Rome:

      • Travel with FlixBus or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For buses to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Budapest to Rome tickets on Omio for $49 (€42).
      • Wizz Air, Ryanair, Malta Air, Lufthansa, Eurowings, Norwegian Air, Air France, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Edelweiss Air, KLM, Air Dolomiti or Air Baltic can take you to Rome by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Wizz Air from Budapest to Rome for $39 (€33).

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

      • You'll find direct buses with.
      • You can book a direct flight with Wizz Air.
      • You can take a direct train with.

      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 trip.

      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 Florence, Naples, Milan, Venice or Paris. If you're looking to explore Florence, Naples, Milan, Venice or Paris from Rome, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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