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To get from Budapest to Vienna on Jun 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:52AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán k2h40 10:32AMVienna
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07:52AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán k2h40 10:32AMVienna
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03:52PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán k2h40 06:32PMVienna
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06:40PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h38 09:18PMVienna Central Station
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06:40PMBudapest2h38 09:18PMVienna Central Station
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Jun 22
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9Flixbus
175Lufthansa
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197Lufthansa
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197Lufthansa
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12Flixbus
293Lufthansa
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9Flixbus
153Lufthansa
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12Flixbus
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Jun 28
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Jun 29
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12Flixbus
195Lufthansa
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197Lufthansa
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Jul 1
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197Lufthansa
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153Lufthansa
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175Lufthansa
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181Lufthansa Cityline
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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.

Travel Tips

Travel from Budapest to Vienna
Travel to Vienna 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 Vienna.
FAQs
Does Austria have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Budapest and Vienna?

International travel from Budapest, Hungary to Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Hungary?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna if travelling from Budapest?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

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.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Hungary from Vienna, Austria?

The current restriction level for returning to Budapest, Hungary from Austria is: Restricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Budapest, Hungary from Vienna, Austria?

Reentering Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Budapest from Vienna?

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Budapest, Hungary regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Hungary must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

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.

What are my travel options from Budapest to Vienna?

There are 2 ways to travel between Budapest and Vienna including taking a coach or train.

How far is Vienna from Budapest?

The distance from Budapest to Vienna is approximately 133 miles (214 km).

When going from Budapest to Vienna, where do I depart from Budapest and where do I arrive in Vienna?

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

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Budapest to Vienna depart from Budapest, Thokoly Way (Keleti Railway Station) to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Wien Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can take me 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:

  • Swiss can take you to Vienna by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Swiss from Budapest to Vienna for €295.
  • Flixbus can get you to Vienna by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Budapest to Vienna for €10 on Omio.
  • ÖBB | Euro City (EC) can take you to Vienna by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for ÖBB | Euro City (EC) from Budapest to Vienna for €15.
Can I find a direct route to Vienna from Budapest?

Yes, there are direct routes from Budapest to Vienna with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Vienna with ÖBB or ÖBB | Euro City (EC).

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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Budapest to Vienna?
Many of our customers travelling from Budapest to Vienna don't make Vienna their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Prague, Munich or Bratislava, either of which you could add to your Budapest and Vienna trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Vienna to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Budapest to Vienna ticket online to get the best deals?

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:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average €295 one way for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average €10 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is €15 one way on average for this trip.

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.

What is the cheapest way to go to Vienna from Budapest?

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.

What is the quickest way from Budapest to Vienna?

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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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Budapest - Könyves Kálmán k
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Budapest Népliget autóbusz állomás Busterminal
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Budapest, Népliget Autobus Station
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