About traveling from Venice to Budapest
Both Venice and Budapest are beautiful historical cities that have something for everyone – from historical sights and stunning architecture to soothing the soul atmosphere, romantic bridges, world famous channels and endless options for shopping and entertainment.
Between Venice and Budapest are some extraordinary sights, including the relaxing town of Lendava, Maribor the second largest city in Slovenia, the wonderful capital of Slovenia, Bratislava, the stunning Postojna Cave, a masterpiece castle – Predjama Castle built within the cave, and the deal-centric Palmanova Outlet. However, the only way to experience these is to book a private car transfer with Daytrip.
How to get from Venice to Budapest
If you’re travelling from Venice to Budapest, you have several travel options. For travelers on a budget, the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Venice to Budapest. The fastest way to travel from Venice to Budapest is by car, or by bus, though a car is of course the best way to travel from Venice to Budapest since it’s so convenient. It’s also possible to take a train or a flight from Venice to Budapest, though with several changes along the way it is the slowest and expensive option.
Venice to Budapest by train
To travel from Venice to Budapest by train, you need to get to the Venezia Santa Lucia station and purchase a ticket to Budapest Keleti or Budapest Deli or you can also buy your tickets in advance online. The earliest train is at 5:05 AM, and the last train is at 10:35 PM, with trains departing every 2 – 3 hours. The train from Venice to Budapest is operated by Österreichische Bundesbahnen, with train tickets from Venice to Budapest costing €49 – €112 on average for the 13 hour trip (there is no direct connection between Budapest and Venice so the shortest trip with only 1 change will take 10 hours 24 minutes). The distance from Venice to Budapest is about 710 kilometers.
Trains have bathrooms on board, and usually offer a dining car.
|Venice to Budapest by train|
|Time intervals||2 - 3 hours|
|First/Last Departure||5:05 AM/10:35 PM|
|Avg. Price 2 persons||€49 - 112|
|Operating Companies||Österreichische Bundesbahnen|
Venice to Budapest by bus
To travel from Venice to Budapest by bus you need to go to Venezia Tronchetto and buy a ticket to Budapest Kelenföld or Budapest Könyves Kálmán körút station. While you can buy your ticket at the station, it’s best to purchase them in advance. The earliest bus is at 8:45 AM, and the last bus is at 9:55 PM, with 3 busses leaving throughout the day (2 in the morning and 1 in the evening). The bus from Venice to Budapest is run by Flixbus, with bus tickets from Venice to Budapest costing between €36-€60 for the 10 hour 30 minute trip. The distance from Venice to Budapest is about 710 kilometers.
All options offer direct service from Budapest to Venice.
|Venice to Budapest by bus|
|Time intervals||2 in the morning and 1 in the evening|
|First/Last Departure||8:45 AM/9:55 PM|
|Avg. Price 2 persons||€60-€120|
|Duration||~10 hr 30 min|
Venice to Budapest Private Car Transfer
For speed and convenience, a private car transfer with Daytrip is the best way to travel from Venice to Budapest. You will be picked up at your accommodation, and the driver will take care of your luggage. You’ll then be able to enjoy door-to-door service to your accommodation in Budapest, and can even add sightseeing stops on the way!
Going the other direction? Check our guide on How to get from Budapest to Venice