You can get from Vienna to Budapest by train, bus or flight.
To get from Vienna to Budapest on Jul 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||133 miles (214 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||€10 - €120|
|Cheapest mode||Train • €10 • 2 h 29 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • €120 • 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Eurowings or RegioJet a. S.|
Travel 133 miles (214 km) by coach, flight or train to Budapest from Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as €10. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or RegioJet a. S. Among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Vienna to Budapest.
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.
Travel from Vienna, Austria to Budapest, Hungary is: Fully open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
The government of Hungary has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 6/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Vienna to Budapest closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Vienna, Austria from Hungary is: Fully open.
Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully 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 6/27/22. 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 ways to get from Vienna to Budapest: coach, flight or train.
The cheapest way from Vienna to Budapest is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around €10 compared to other travel options to Budapest:
A train is generally €6 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average €16 from Vienna to Budapest.
A train is generally €110 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average €120 from Vienna to Budapest.
The quickest way to travel between Vienna and Budapest is by flight, which takes on average 45 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 35 min on average.
In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 29 min on average.
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 route from Vienna to Budapest as scheduled services by coach, flight 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:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Vienna to Budapest, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
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 purchase tickets for this trip.
When planning your trip from Vienna to Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Vienna to Budapest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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