You can get from Budapest to Vienna by train, bus or flight.
To get from Budapest to Vienna on Jan 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||133 miles (214 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||€9 - €86|
|Cheapest mode||Train • €9 • 2 h 34 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • €9 • 2 h 34 min|
|Popular travel companies||Austrian Airlines, Flixbus or RegioJet a. S.|
Take a flight, coach or train to travel 133 miles (214 km) to Vienna from Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as €9. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Austrian Airlines, Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Budapest to Vienna.
Budapest, Hungary is around 240 kilometres from Vienna, in neighbouring Austria. Flying is the fastest method of transport, at just under an hour. The total journey time, including waiting time at the airport, is more or less the same by bus, train and plane. All flights, trains and buses leave from the main airport and stations in Budapest. Flights and trains arrive at Vienna's international airport and main railway station, while buses stop at various locations in the city.
Buses depart from Könyves Kálmán körút or Nyugati pályaudvar stations in Budapest. These routes terminate at Wien Stadion Center (Busbahnhof), Erdberg Busterminal or at Vienna Airport (Wien Schwechat-Flughafen). There are around 15 departures per day, all of which are direct journeys and take between 2 and 3.5 hours. Bus journeys on this route are offered by Flixbus, Berlin Linien Bus and Orange Ways.
Trains set off from Kelenfoeld or Keleti pályaudvar stations and arrive at Wien Westbahnhof. There is one departure every one to two hours throughout the day. High-speed railjet trains on the direct route take around 2.5 hours, while indirect trains can take three to four hours or longer. Reservations are required for many of these journeys. Trains on this route are run by ÖBB railjet and Hungarian State Railways.
All flights travel between Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and Vienna International Airport. Austrian Airlines operates three direct flights per day, which takes approximately 50 minutes. There are many indirect flight combinations, with a much longer total travel time. These flights require at least one change and are provided by Lufthansa, Air France and British Airways, among others.
Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Conditions of entry into Austria:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 1/25/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Budapest and Vienna.
Return travel to Budapest, Hungary from Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
Requirements for reentering Hungary:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in Hungary to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Budapest, Hungary was last verified on 1/24/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Budapest from Vienna.
There are 3 travel options from Budapest to Vienna: flight, coach or train.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Vienna. Tickets for a train cost on average €9.
This is compared to other travel options to Vienna:
A train is generally €77 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average €86 from Budapest to Vienna.
A train is about €3 less than a coach, which costs on average €12 for this journey.
The fastest way from Budapest to Vienna is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 34 min.
Other travel options to Vienna from Budapest can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 3 h of travel time.
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 45 min of travel time.
The Budapest to Vienna distance is approximately 133 miles (214 km).
The average frequency per day from Budapest to Vienna is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Vienna from Budapest as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Budapest to Vienna:
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Yes, there are direct services available between Budapest and Vienna with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Vienna as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Budapest to Vienna.
When planning your trip between Budapest and Vienna, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Budapest to Vienna online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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