You can get from Budapest to Vienna by train, bus or flight.
To get from Budapest to Vienna on Jun 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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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.
International travel from Budapest, Hungary to Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 6/20/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey between Budapest and Vienna.
The current restriction level for returning to Budapest, Hungary from Austria is: Restricted.
Reentering Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
All travellers returning to Hungary must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 6/20/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Budapest from Vienna here.
There are 2 ways to travel between Budapest and Vienna including taking a coach or train.
The distance from Budapest to Vienna is approximately 133 miles (214 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Budapest to Vienna:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Budapest to Vienna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Budapest to Vienna with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Vienna tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.
Before travelling from Budapest to Vienna, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Budapest to Vienna tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Budapest to Vienna, which costs on average €10.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:
A coach is about €286 less than a flight, which costs on average €295 for this journey.
A coach is €5 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Budapest to Vienna costing on average €15.
The quickest way to travel from Budapest to Vienna is by train, which takes on average 2 h 38 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 4 h 15 min of travel time.
In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 50 min on average.
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