You can get from Vienna to Budapest by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||133 miles (214 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||€9 - €219|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • €9 • 2 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • €9 • 2 h 39 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa Cityline, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK) or RegioJet a. S.|
Travel 133 miles (214 km) by flight, coach or train between Vienna and Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 39 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 trip are Lufthansa Cityline, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK) or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Vienna to Budapest.
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Bus, train and plane travel to Budapest from Vienna are all feasible options in terms of travel times. However, high-speed train is generally the fastest mode of transport for this route. Services are available every day from early morning until late at night.
There are several bus companies that provide services to Budapest from Vienna, including OrangeWays.com, berlinlinienbus, and FLiXBUS. The journey is usually direct, and takes from 2 hours and 45 minutes. Buses usually depart from U-Bahnhof Erdbergstraße, VIB Busterminal in Vienna. Arrival points in Budapest include Airport Liszt Ferenz, Nepliget Autobus Station, and Nyugati Railway Station. Services start operating from about 7 a.m, and the last departure is at about 8 p.m. There is usually at least one service available each hour.
It’s possible to travel to Budapest from Vienna by EuroCity, Railjet, and regional trains. High-speed trains can take from around 2 hours and 35 minutes. Services are available from about 6:13 a.m until 8:12 p.m. There is generally at least one service provided each hour. Passengers may depart from either Vienna Central Railway Station or Vienna Meidling Railway Station. Trains arrive at either Budapest Kelenfold Railway Station or Budapest Keleti Pu Railway Station.
There are a number of airlines that operate services to Budapest from Vienna, such as Air Berlin, Air Baltic, Austrian Airlines, and Lufthansa. Direct flights take from about 3 hours and 40 minutes, while indirect flights take from about 6 hours. Flights are available every day of the week from around 6:25 a.m until about 10:40 p.m. There are usually about 4 flights during the course of each hour. Flights depart from Vienna Airport and arrive at Budapest Airport.
International travel from Vienna, Austria to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.
Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Hungary must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 10/17/21; 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 from Vienna to Budapest.
The restriction level for your return to Vienna, Austria from Hungary is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Conditions of reentry into Austria:
You should observe these safety measures in Austria as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 10/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Vienna from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 travel options from Vienna to Budapest: flight, coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Budapest. Tickets for a coach cost on average €9.
This is compared to other travel options to Budapest:
A coach journey is usually €210 less than a journey to Budapest by plane, which costs on average €219 for the same trip.
A coach is €1 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Vienna to Budapest costing on average €9.
The fastest way to get to Budapest from Vienna is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 39 min.
There are alternative travel options to Budapest that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by flight can take you on average 3 h 55 min.
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 45 min.
The Vienna to Budapest distance is approximately 133 miles (214 km).
The average frequency per day from Vienna to Budapest is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Budapest from Vienna 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 when travelling from Vienna to Budapest:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Vienna to Budapest with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Budapest tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.
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But we recommend booking Vienna to Budapest tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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