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You can get from Budapest to Vienna by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Budapest to Vienna on Oct 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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07:52AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán k2h40 10:32AMVienna
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Thu
Oct 21
9RegioJet a.s.
9RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
273Swiss
Fri
Oct 22
9RegioJet a.s.
9RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
215Swiss
Sat
Oct 23
9RegioJet a.s.
9RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
273Swiss
Sun
Oct 24
13RegioJet a.s.
9RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
113Eurowings
Mon
Oct 25
9RegioJet a.s.
9RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
177Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 26
11RegioJet a.s.
9RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
177Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 27
9RegioJet a.s.
9RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
175Swiss
Thu
Oct 28
9RegioJet a.s.
9RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
175tab
Fri
Oct 29
9RegioJet a.s.
9RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
175Swiss
Sat
Oct 30
9RegioJet a.s.
9RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
151Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 31
12RegioJet a.s.
12RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
184Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Nov 1
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
142Swiss
Tue
Nov 2
9RegioJet a.s.
9Flixbus
145Lufthansa
Wed
Nov 3
9RegioJet a.s.
9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
113Eurowings
Thu
Nov 4
9RegioJet a.s.
9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
113Eurowings
Fri
Nov 5
9RegioJet a.s.
9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
143Swiss
Sat
Nov 6
9RegioJet a.s.
9Flixbus
138Swiss
Sun
Nov 7
9RegioJet a.s.
9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
145Lufthansa
Mon
Nov 8
9RegioJet a.s.
9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
113Eurowings
Tue
Nov 9
9RegioJet a.s.
9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
117Swiss

Travel Information to Vienna from Budapest

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range€9 - €295
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €9 • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €9 • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK) or RegioJet a. S.

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 133 miles (214 km) from Budapest to Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Swiss, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK) or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Budapest to Vienna.

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General Information about the journey 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 from Budapest to Vienna

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 from Budapest to Vienna

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.

Flights from Budapest to Vienna

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.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Vienna, Austria from Budapest, Hungary currently allowed?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Hungary enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Vienna from Budapest?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Vienna, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 10/20/21. 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 from Budapest to Vienna.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Budapest, Hungary from Vienna, Austria?

The restriction level for your return to Budapest, Hungary from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Budapest from Vienna restricted?

Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Budapest from Vienna?

Conditions of reentry into Hungary:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

You should observe these safety measures in Hungary as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Hungary was last checked on 10/17/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Budapest from Vienna closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Budapest to Vienna travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Vienna from Budapest. You can take a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Budapest to Vienna?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Vienna. Tickets for a coach cost on average €9.

This is compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A coach is generally €287 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average €295 from Budapest to Vienna.

A coach is about €1 less than a train, which costs on average €9 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to Vienna from Budapest?

The fastest way from Budapest to Vienna is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

Other travel options between Budapest and Vienna can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Vienna by flight can take on average 4 h.

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 45 min   on average.

How far is Vienna from Budapest?

You should expect to travel around 133 miles (214 km) from Budapest to Vienna.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Budapest to Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Vienna is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Budapest and Vienna as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Budapest to Vienna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Budapest to Vienna:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport to Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Budapest to Vienna depart from Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
Which travel operators can get me from Budapest to Vienna?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Budapest to Vienna:

  • You can go to Vienna from Budapest by plane with Swiss. You'll see cheap plane tickets for €295 with Swiss from Budapest to Vienna on Omio.
  • You can travel to Vienna from Budapest by coach with RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK). You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €9 with RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK) from Budapest to Vienna.
  • You can travel by train to Vienna from Budapest with RegioJet a. S. And you can find RegioJet a. S. Budapest to Vienna tickets for €9 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Budapest to Vienna?
Your journey from Budapest to Vienna doesn't have to end in Vienna. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Munich or Bratislava. If you’d like to add Prague, Munich or Bratislava to your Budapest to Vienna trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Vienna today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Budapest to Vienna ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Budapest to Vienna, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing €295 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing €9 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average €9 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Vienna from Budapest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Budapest Népliget autóbusz állomás Busterminal
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Budapest, Népliget Autobus Station
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