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from Rome to Budapest

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Budapest on Sep 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:05PMRome Ciampino Airport1h35 06:40PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$751One-way
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05:05PMRome Ciampino Airport1h35 06:40PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$751One-way
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06:05PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport4h10 10:15PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$3181One-way
01:30PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h30 07:00PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$4201One-way
08:00AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport4h45 12:45PMBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
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$4321One-way

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Sep 29
$112Flixbus
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Travel Information from Rome to Budapest

distanceDistance502 miles (809 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$79 - $99
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $79 (€63) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $79 (€63) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Wizz Air

Take a bus or flight to travel 502 miles (809 km) from Rome to Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $79 (€63). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Wizz Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rome to Budapest.

How to get from Rome to Budapest

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Rome to Budapest, 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 Rome to Budapest, 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
Am I allowed to travel from Rome, Italy to Budapest, Hungary?

Travel from Rome, Italy to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Rome restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary 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 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Budapest from Rome closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Italy from Budapest, Hungary?

The current restriction level for returning to Rome, Italy from Hungary is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Rome, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. 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 Rome from Budapest here.

What are the ways to get from Rome to Budapest?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Rome to Budapest?

The cheapest way to travel to Budapest from Rome is by taking a flight with an average price of $79 (€63).

This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:

Taking a flight is about $21 (€17) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $99 (€80) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Rome to Budapest?

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

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 19 h 10 min   of travel time.

How far is Budapest from Rome?

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

When traveling between Rome and Budapest, what are the departure and arrival points in Rome and Budapest?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Rome, Tiburtina Station to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
Which travel operators can get me to Budapest from Rome?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Budapest by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Rome to Budapest for $99 (€80) on Omio.
  • Travel with Wizz Air for flights to Budapest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Wizz Air Rome to Budapest tickets on Omio for $79 (€63).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Rome to Budapest?
Looking to extend your trip from Rome to Budapest? Many Omio customers who go from Rome 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.
How far in advance should I book tickets to Budapest from Rome online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $99 (€80) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $79 (€63) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Budapest
Roma Ostiense
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Roma Termini
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Roma Tiburtina
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