The cheapest buses from Vienna to Budapest

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Cheapest

$12

Average

$12

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Vienna to Budapest will cost around $ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.

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01:30PMVienna2h50 04:20PMBudapest
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$121One-way
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07:30PMVienna2h50 10:20PMBudapest
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$121One-way

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Sep 26
$14RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$442Lufthansa Cityline
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Sep 27
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$378Austrian Airlines
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Sep 28
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$155Eurowings
Wed
Sep 29
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$267Eurowings Europe
Thu
Sep 30
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$155Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$155Eurowings
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Oct 2
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$367Austrian Airlines
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Oct 3
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
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Oct 4
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$370Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 5
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$370Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 6
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$367Austrian Airlines
Thu
Oct 7
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$155Eurowings
Fri
Oct 8
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$155Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$367Austrian Airlines
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Oct 10
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$230Eurowings
Mon
Oct 11
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$370Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 12
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$370Austrian Airlines
Wed
Oct 13
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$155Eurowings Europe
Thu
Oct 14
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$155Eurowings
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Oct 15
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
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Oct 16
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$367Austrian Airlines

The fastest buses from Vienna to Budapest

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Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

2 h 50 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

214 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Vienna for Budapest every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 214 km distance in an average of 2 h 50 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 50 m 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.

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01:30PMVienna2h50 04:20PMBudapest
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07:30PMVienna2h50 10:20PMBudapest
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Bus Information between Vienna and Budapest

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$11 (€9)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Eurolines France, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Arda Tur or Karat-S

Buses from Vienna to Budapest cover the 133 miles (214 km) long route taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Eurolines France, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Arda Tur or Karat-S. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $11 (€9), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $11 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Bus companies

FlixBus and Student Agency between Vienna and Budapest

You can travel by bus between Vienna and Budapest with FlixBus and Student Agency for as low as $11 (€9). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets from Vienna to Budapest, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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 Vienna to Budapest

    Buses in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international bus routes. With a journey time of about 3½ hours, travelers will find there are several direct buses from Vienna to Budapest departing every day. The earliest of these leaves from Vienna in the early morning, and the last in the early evening, with buses departing every 2 to 4 hours, depending on the time of day. Standard fares apply at all times, and services run the same at the weekend as they do in the week. Buses from Vienna to Budapest are operated by RegioJet and Flixbus.

    Taking the Bus from Vienna

    The main intercity bus station is Vienna International Busterminal (VIB), also known as Erdberg, in Vienna's third district at Landstrasse. Though it's not located in the very center of the city, it is conveniently located for buses, being just off the main highway. It's easily reachable by the metro, as Erdberg U-Bahn station, on the U3 line, is located right across the street from the bus station. Taxis are also a good option, though carrying luggage on the metro is not usually too troublesome. Getting to Erdberg at night is possible using the cities well-connected night bus service, Nightline.

    Getting to Budapest by Bus

    Buses from Vienna to Budapest arrive at the Népliget Bus Station. The easiest way of reaching the city center and further on in Budapest is by using the M3 metro line (the blue line). Taxis are also a relatively inexpensive option; however, it is always important to take licensed taxis only.

    Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is rapidly gaining a reputation as the "Paris of the East". Full of cultural wonders and architectural beauty, the city has a thriving nightlife, and history to keep the most enthusiastic culture vulture occupied. For a more relaxing time, many visitors and locals go to the natural geothermal springs across the city.

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    Take the bus to Budapest easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Vienna to Budapest.
    FAQs
    Is travel by bus currently allowed from Vienna, Austria to Budapest, Hungary?

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

    What is the status of international entry into Hungary from Austria?

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

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Vienna?

    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?

    When traveling in Hungary, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 9/19/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Budapest from Vienna before traveling.

    What restrictions are there on reentering Austria from Budapest, Hungary?

    The restriction level for your return bus to Vienna, Austria from Budapest is: Partially open.

    Is my return bus into Vienna from Budapest restricted?

    International entry 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?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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 Vienna, Austria?

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

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Vienna from Budapest closer to your date of departure here here.

    What is the price of the cheapest bus from Vienna to Budapest?
    Bus tickets between Vienna and Budapest for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $11 (€9)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is the bus to Budapest from Vienna on average?
    The bus price between Vienna and Budapest is on average $11 (€9)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
    How far is Budapest from Vienna by bus?
    The distance from Vienna to Budapest by bus is approximately 133 miles (214 km).
    How long is the bus from Vienna to Budapest?
    While the time it takes to travel 133 miles (214 km) to Budapest from Vienna can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Vienna to Budapest bus journey time is on average 2 h 50 min.
    What bus station in Vienna goes to Budapest? What bus station do I come into Budapest from Vienna?

    There are a few bus stations in Vienna to start your route from including Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB), Wien, Hauptbahnhof Wiedner Gürtel/Laxenburger Straße (International Busterminal) and Wien, Hauptbahnhof. In Budapest you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof   and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

    Where do I find the Vienna bus station to Budapest? Where is the Budapest bus station?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 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 mile (s) / 3 km from the bus station to the city center in Budapest.

    What bus providers offer a service from Vienna to Budapest?
    When taking a bus from Vienna to Budapest, you can count on Flixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Eurolines France, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Arda Tur or Karat-S for the best way to get you to Budapest. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service between Vienna and Budapest and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
    Are there any nonstop bus services from Vienna to Budapest?
    Yes, there are direct buses from Vienna to Budapest, and you can find a direct bus for this journey with Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK)  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    What are the first and last departure bus times from Vienna to Budapest?
    The earliest bus departing from Vienna to Budapest leaves at 5: 15 AM. The last bus departing from Vienna to Budapest leaves at 5: 30 PM. You can find the latest Vienna to Budapest bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Vienna to Budapest to get 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 purchase bus tickets to Budapest from Vienna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $11 (€9) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Vienna to Budapest a few months in advance.
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    Budapest Népliget autóbusz állomás Busterminal
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    Budapest, Népliget Autobus Station
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