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Overview: Train from Budapest to Rome

distanceDistance502 miles (809 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Budapest to Rome cover the 502 miles (809 km) long journey with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Roma Termini.

Travel Tips: Trains from Budapest to Rome

Travel by train 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.

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Budapest and Rome?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Rome, Italy by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Hungary?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Budapest?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

When travelling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 19/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Budapest to Rome before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Hungary from Rome, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Rome to Budapest is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Hungary from Italy?

Reentry to Hungary is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Rome?

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last verified on 16/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Rome to Budapest train here.

How far is it from Budapest to Rome by train?

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

What station does the Budapest to Rome train leave from? Which Rome train station do I come into from Budapest?

When taking a train from Budapest, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Budapest-Déli and Budapest Keleti. When you arrive in Rome, your train can arrive in train stations including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Budapest-Déli   to Roma Termini.

Where is the Budapest train station located? Where is the Rome train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Budapest-Déli and travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Roma Termini and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the train station to the city centre in Rome.

How many train services are there to Rome from Budapest a day?

The average number of trains departing Budapest for Rome is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Budapest-Déli is the most popular Budapest railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Budapest for your journey to Rome.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+36 13558657
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00-10: 00, 10: 20-14: 00, 14: 25- 17: 35
Public transport options for Budapest-Déli
Metro lines: M2 (red)
Tram lines: 17, 56, 56A, 59, 59A, 59B, 61
Bus lines: 21, 21A, 39, 102, 139, 140, 140A, N960, N990
Train lines: IC, IR, S (10, 12, 30, 34, 35, 40, 42), Z30