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To get from Budapest to Vienna on Jan 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:58AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán k2h34 10:32AMVienna
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02:58PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán k2h34 05:32PMVienna
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06:40PMBudapest Keleti2h38 09:18PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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08:40AMBudapest Keleti2h41 11:21AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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02:40PMBudapest Keleti2h41 05:21PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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Fri
Jan 28
9RegioJet a.s.
11Flixbus
271Lufthansa
Sat
Jan 29
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
230Swiss
Sun
Jan 30
9RegioJet a.s.
15Flixbus
230Swiss
Mon
Jan 31
12RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
190Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 1
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
175Swiss
Wed
Feb 2
9RegioJet a.s.
11Flixbus
183Swiss
Thu
Feb 3
9RegioJet a.s.
11Flixbus
183Swiss
Fri
Feb 4
9RegioJet a.s.
11Flixbus
183Swiss
Sat
Feb 5
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
183Swiss
Sun
Feb 6
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
151tab
Mon
Feb 7
12RegioJet a.s.
11Flixbus
151Swiss
Tue
Feb 8
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
151Swiss
Wed
Feb 9
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
151Swiss
Thu
Feb 10
9RegioJet a.s.
11Flixbus
151Swiss
Fri
Feb 11
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
151Swiss
Sat
Feb 12
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
151Swiss
Sun
Feb 13
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
152Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 14
12RegioJet a.s.
11Flixbus
151tab
Tue
Feb 15
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
151Swiss
Wed
Feb 16
9RegioJet a.s.
12Flixbus
125Swiss

Travel Information between Budapest and Vienna

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range€9 - €86
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • €9 • 2 h 34 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €9 • 2 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAustrian 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.

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

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Vienna, Austria from Budapest, Hungary?

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 or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

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 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.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Budapest, Hungary from Vienna, Austria?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Hungary from Austria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Hungary from Austria?

Requirements for reentering 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Hungary?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Hungary to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

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.

How do I go from Budapest to Vienna?

There are 3 travel options from Budapest to Vienna: flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Budapest to Vienna the cheapest way?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Budapest to Vienna?

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.

What is the distance from Budapest to Vienna?

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

How many services a day are there to Vienna from Budapest?

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Vienna is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Budapest to Vienna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Budapest to Vienna:

  • Flights from Budapest to Vienna most often leave from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Coaches mostly leave from Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and tend to arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Trains most often depart from Budapest at Budapest-Déli and arrive in Vienna at Wien Westbahnhof.

Which travel companies 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 Austrian Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for €86 with Austrian Airlines from Budapest to Vienna on Omio.
  • You can travel to Vienna from Budapest by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €12 with Flixbus from Budapest to Vienna.
  • You can take a train from Budapest to Vienna with RegioJet a. S. Cheap tickets can be found for €9 with RegioJet a. S. From Budapest to Vienna.

Is there a way to travel directly from Budapest to Vienna?

Yes, there are direct services available between Budapest and Vienna with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with.
  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Flixbus.
  • You can take a direct train with RegioJet a. S. With 12 direct trains per day.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel between Budapest and Vienna?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Budapest to Vienna often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Prague, Munich or Bratislava. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Budapest and Vienna itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Vienna and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase Budapest to Vienna tickets online to score the best deals?

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:

  • Plane tickets are costing €86 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average €12 one way.
  • Train tickets cost €9 one way on average.

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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