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The cheapest trains

from Vienna
to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

44

Average

44

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Vienna to Budapest will cost around € 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 44.

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08:42Vienna Central Station2h37 11:19Budapest Keleti
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11:40Vienna Central Station2h39 14:19Budapest Keleti
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10:42Vienna Central Station2h37 13:19Budapest Keleti
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09:42Vienna Central Station2h37 12:19Budapest Keleti
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13:40Vienna Central Station2h39 16:19Budapest Keleti
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Train Times

Vienna to Budapest

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08:42Vienna Central Station2h37 11:19Budapest Keleti
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09:42Vienna Central Station2h37 12:19Budapest Keleti
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Sun
Sep 22
40 ÖBB
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100 Eurowings
Mon
Sep 23
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 Eurowings
Tue
Sep 24
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 Germanwings
Wed
Sep 25
35 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 Eurowings
Thu
Sep 26
40 ÖBB
9 Flixbus
80 Germanwings
Fri
Sep 27
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 Germanwings
Sat
Sep 28
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
111 Austrian Airlines
Sun
Sep 29
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
90 eagle atlantic airlines
Mon
Sep 30
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 Eurowings
Tue
Oct 1
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
78 openskies
Wed
Oct 2
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 Germanwings
Thu
Oct 3
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 Germanwings
Fri
Oct 4
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
90 Germanwings
Sat
Oct 5
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
258 tarom
Sun
Oct 6
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 eagle atlantic airlines
Mon
Oct 7
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 Eurowings
Tue
Oct 8
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 Germanwings
Wed
Oct 9
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 Eurowings
Thu
Oct 10
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 Eurowings
Fri
Oct 11
40 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
80 csa
Sat
Oct 12
24 ÖBB
9 Eurolines Switzerland
101 Air France

The fastest trains

from Vienna
to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 37 m

Average

2 h 37 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

214 km

Of the 5 train that leave Vienna for Budapest every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 214 km distance in an average of 2 h 37 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 37 m .

The slowest train will take 2 h 39 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:42Vienna Central Station2h37 11:19Budapest Keleti
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44 1One-way
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10:42Vienna Central Station2h37 13:19Budapest Keleti
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09:42Vienna Central Station2h37 12:19Budapest Keleti
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11:40Vienna Central Station2h39 14:19Budapest Keleti
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13:40Vienna Central Station2h39 16:19Budapest Keleti
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Journey Summary

Vienna to Budapest Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 39 minutes
Train Ticket Price:26
Trains depart from:Vienna
Trains arrive in:Budapest
Distance:214 km
TrainTrain Companies:ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB

Trains from Vienna to Budapest

Trains from Vienna to Budapest depart from Wien Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Budapest Keleti bus station. Most trains from Vienna to Budapest are direct, while later trains require multiple transfers. The first train from Vienna to Budapest departs at 4:45 a.m. while the last train leaves at 9:53 p.m. All Vienna to Budapest trains are operated by either ÖBB.

Vienna to Budapest trains: Route Summary

  • The Vienna to Budapest train usually takes approximately 2½ hours to complete, with the fastest services taking only 2 hours and 37 minutes to reach Budapest.
  • There are 14 trains from Vienna to Budapest per day.
  • All trains from Vienna to Budapest are operated by ÖBB.
  • No seat reservation is required on Vienna to Budapest trains.

Taking the Train from Vienna

Trains from Vienna to Budapest depart from the main station, the new Wien Hauptbahnhof, situated to the south of the city center. The station is well-connected, with a wide choice of public transport links. Vienna's Hauptbahnhof has its own stops on the S-Bahn suburban railway and the U-Bahn metro. Tram routes 0 and 18 connect the station to the city center. Bus services 13A and 69A and the night bus N66 stop by the station entrance. Taxi ranks are located on the station concourse and nearby on Reinergasse, Landgutgasse and Favoritenstrasse.

Getting into Budapest by Train

Hungary's attractive capital is actually two towns, Buda and Pest, split by the Danube, each with a wealth of attractions for visitors. Highlights include the UNESCO World Heritage site district around Buda Castle, romantic walkways along the Danube embankments and the city's famous bathhouses and spas' ornate 19th-century decor. Trains from Vienna to Budapest arrive at the elegant Budapest Keleti Palyaudvar station, located east of the city center, about 20 minutes walk from the Danube. Public transport options include Metro connections around the city on the red M2 and green M4 lines. There are 17 bus routes serving the station and tram routes 24 and 24G depart from the nearby stop on Festetics Gyorgy ut. There are taxi ranks at the station entrance and exit.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Vienna
Budapest
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