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Rome to Budapest bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$47.67
Shortest Duration18h 40m
Trips per day6
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How much does a bus ticket from Rome to Budapest cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Rome to Budapest were $63.10.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Rome to Budapest is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $24.93 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Rome to Budapest?

The distance between Rome and Budapest is approximately 502.63 miles, or 808.70 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 21 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 hours and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Rome to Budapest?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Rome to Budapest by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Rome to Budapest?

On average there are 6 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Rome to Budapest, with an average of 6 trips per day and 135 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Rome to Budapest. Of the 6 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

1 carriers offer Rome to Budapest bus trips


Book FlixBus from Rome to Budapest from $42.93. There are 6 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Rome to Budapest and you can expect on average to pay $66.60 for a FlixBus ticket to Budapest. In Rome, FlixBus departs to Budapest from Largo Guido Mazzoni and one other station. In Budapest, FlixBus arrives at Üllői út 131 and one other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Rome to Budapest takes 21 hours and 18 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Budapest in 18 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 10 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $68.08 for a weekend trip to Budapest.

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There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Budapest will depart from these stations in Rome:
  • Largo Guido Mazzoni
  • Via Vincenzo Giudice
Buses arrive in Budapest at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Budapest for trips arriving from Rome:
  • Üllői út 131
  • Etele tér