Cheap bus tickets from Salzburg to Budapest

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$49

Average

$49

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The average ticket from Salzburg to Budapest will cost around $ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 49.

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09:20PMSalzburg, PR Süd9h35 06:55AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$491One-way

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Dec 3
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Dec 4
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Dec 5
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Dec 6
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$36Flixbus
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Dec 7
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Dec 8
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Dec 9
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Dec 10
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Dec 11
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Dec 12
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Dec 13
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Dec 14
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Dec 15
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Dec 16
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Dec 17
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Dec 18
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$72Flixbus
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Dec 19
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Dec 21
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Bus times from Salzburg to Budapest

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Fastest Journey

9 h 35 m

Average

9 h 35 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

450 km

It's difficult to get from Salzburg to Budapest without transferring at least once.

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09:20PMSalzburg, PR Süd9h35 06:55AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$491One-way

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Bus Information to Budapest from Salzburg

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
durationAverage bus duration9 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$45 (€38)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland

Buses from Salzburg to Budapest cover the 279 miles (450 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $36 (€30), but the average price of bus tickets is $45 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

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Bus from Salzburg to Budapest with FlixBus

Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets from Salzburg to Budapest from $36 (€30) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Salzburg and Budapest are the following:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from Salzburg to Budapest: Journey Details

    Buses in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of bus companies offering domestic and international routes. Direct buses from Salzburg to Budapest are operated by OrangeWays with infrequent departures throughout the week. Buses depart around noon, with a journey time of approximately 7 hours.

    Return buses from Budapest to Salzburg are also available.

    Taking the Bus from Salzburg

    Buses from Salzburg to Budapest depart from the main train station, which is within an easy walking distance of the city centre. Salzburg's efficient transport network consists of StadtBus and PostBus services, as well as a new system of environmentally friendly trolleybuses, that depart frequently every hour. Night Express Buses operate at the weekend, while taxi ranks are also located at the station.

    Getting into Budapest by Bus

    Budapest, the capital of Hungary, sits on the River Danube and offers visitors a lively atmosphere and historic attractions, as well as a music landscape ranging from classical music to nightclubs. Budapest's natural thermal baths also attract visitors to the city, which is sometimes known as the Paris of the East. The Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue have UNESCO World Heritage status, while the Royal Palace, The Fisherman's Bastion and the Citadella, with its views over the city, are also popular attractions. Buses from Salzburg to Budapest arrive at Budapest Nepliget Bus Station, which is close to the city centre and its main attractions. Budapest's transport network of Metro, trams and buses, includes a limited night service. A taxi rank is also located at the entrance to Nepliget Bus Station.

    Travel Tips

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    FAQs
    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses to Budapest from Salzburg?

    Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Budapest, Hungary by bus is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Hungary from Austria?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Salzburg?

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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

    What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

    All travelers in Hungary must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Salzburg to Budapest as this information can change.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Salzburg, Austria from Budapest, Hungary?

    Return travel from Hungary to Austria is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Salzburg from Budapest?

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Budapest?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

    What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

    The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

    Last checked on 12/1/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Salzburg from Budapest.

    How much does a cheap bus from Salzburg to Budapest cost?
    Bus tickets from Salzburg to Budapest for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $36 (€30)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is the bus to Budapest from Salzburg on average?
    The Salzburg to Budapest bus ticket price is on average $45 (€38)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
    How far is it from Salzburg to Budapest by bus?
    The bus distance from Salzburg to Budapest is around 279 miles (450 km).
    How long is the bus ride between Salzburg and Budapest?
    While the time it takes to travel 279 miles (450 km) to Budapest from Salzburg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Salzburg to Budapest bus journey time is on average 9 h 35 min.
    What bus station in Salzburg goes to Budapest? What bus station do I come into Budapest from Salzburg?

    When departing from Salzburg, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße, Salzburg, PR Süd and Salzburg, Rainerstraße (Austria Trend Hotel Europa). When arriving in Budapest, you can end your journey in bus stations like Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér.

    Omio customers book a bus from Salzburg Hbf   to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti)   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the bus station in Salzburg to go to Budapest? Where is the bus station in Budapest located?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and need to travel approximately 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from the bus station to the city center in Budapest.

    What bus companies go from Salzburg to Budapest?
    For the best Salzburg to Budapest bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Salzburg and Budapest to compare what amenities they may offer.
    What are the first and last departure bus times from Salzburg to Budapest?
    You can take the first bus from Salzburg to Budapest at 6: 15 AM. The last bus from Salzburg to Budapest that you can take departs at 11: 25 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Salzburg to Budapest schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    How early should I purchase bus tickets from Salzburg to Budapest to score the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you book bus tickets from Salzburg to Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $45 (€38) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Salzburg to Budapest a few months in advance.