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3 h 32 m
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Of the 5 bus that leave Budapest for Vienna every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 214 km distance in an average of 3 h 32 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 3 h .
The slowest bus will take 4 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Budapest to Vienna will cost around $ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 13.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
3 hours 2 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||$10|
|Buses depart from:||Budapest|
|Bus arrives in:||Vienna|
|Bus Companies:||Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, RegioJet|
Buses in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international bus routes. Buses from Budapest to Vienna are operated by Student Agency, Eurolines, and Flixbus. Both services depart from central Budapest, usually serving the central airport in Vienna. The average journey time is approximately 3 hours on direct buses. Buses depart regularly in 2-hour intervals throughout the day, from early morning to early evening.
Buses from Budapest to Vienna depart mainly from Népliget Bus Station. Located in the 9th district of Budapest on 131 Üllői street southwest of the city center, the bus station is easy to reach using public transport, particularly the metro - line M3 stops at Népliget Metro station, which is just a few minutes walk from the bus station. It's also easy to reach the station by taxi or private car, as there is a large car park on site.
Buses from Budapest to Vienna will terminate at Vienna airport, which is located 15 minutes from the city center by taxi. There is also a City Airport Train (CAT) service to the city center with a journey time of around 15 minutes, whilst the Schnellbahn S7 train reaches the city center in about 25 minutes. Vienna AirportLines runs several lines into different destinations across Vienna and operates 24 hours a day.
The historic center of Vienna is a UNESCO world heritage site, widely regarded as an open-air museum for its beautiful period architecture. Vienna is also famous for its coffee culture; visitors should make time to drop by a traditional coffee house to enjoy a Viennese coffee.