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Timetable Vienna to Budapest

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07:15AMWien, Hauptbahnhof2h45 10:00AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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07:15AMWien, Hauptbahnhof3h05 10:20AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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09:15AMWien, Hauptbahnhof2h45 12:00PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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01:15PMWien, Hauptbahnhof3h25 04:40PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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01:15PMWien, Hauptbahnhof3h05 04:20PMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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04:15PMWien, Hauptbahnhof3h05 07:20PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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The fastest buses from Vienna to Budapest

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Fastest Journey

2 h 45 m

Average

3 h 1 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

214 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Vienna for Budapest every day 6 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 3 h 1 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 25 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.

Fastest
07:15AMWien, Hauptbahnhof2h45 10:00AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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$281One-way
Fastest
09:15AMWien, Hauptbahnhof2h45 12:00PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$211One-way
2nd Fastest
07:15AMWien, Hauptbahnhof3h05 10:20AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$281One-way
2nd Fastest
04:15PMWien, Hauptbahnhof3h05 07:20PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$171One-way
2nd Fastest
01:15PMWien, Hauptbahnhof3h05 04:20PMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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$171One-way

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Fri
Jun 18
$42ÖBB | Regionalzug
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Sat
Jun 19
$11RegioJet a.s.
$15Flixbus
$375Austrian Airlines
Sun
Jun 20
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11Flixbus
$372Swiss
Mon
Jun 21
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11Flixbus
$383Austrian Airlines
Tue
Jun 22
$11RegioJet a.s.
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Wed
Jun 23
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11Flixbus
$321Eurowings Europe
Thu
Jun 24
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11Flixbus
$296Eurowings Europe
Fri
Jun 25
$11RegioJet a.s.
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Sat
Jun 26
$11RegioJet a.s.
$15Flixbus
$383Austrian Airlines
Sun
Jun 27
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11Flixbus
$375Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jun 28
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11Flixbus
$372Austrian Airlines
Tue
Jun 29
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11Flixbus
$372Austrian Airlines
Wed
Jun 30
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11Flixbus
$372Austrian Airlines
Thu
Jul 1
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11Flixbus
$375Austrian Airlines
Fri
Jul 2
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$303Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 3
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$303Lufthansa
Sun
Jul 4
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$372Swiss
Mon
Jul 5
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$383Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Jul 6
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$375Austrian Airlines
Wed
Jul 7
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$372Swiss
Thu
Jul 8
$11RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$375Austrian Airlines

The cheapest buses from Vienna to Budapest

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Cheapest

$17

Average

$21

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 $ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 17.

Cheapest
01:15PMWien, Hauptbahnhof3h25 04:40PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$171One-way
Cheapest
04:15PMWien, Hauptbahnhof3h05 07:20PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$171One-way
Cheapest
01:15PMWien, Hauptbahnhof3h05 04:20PMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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$171One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:15AMWien, Hauptbahnhof2h45 12:00PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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$211One-way
07:15AMWien, Hauptbahnhof2h45 10:00AMBudapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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$281One-way

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Journey Summary

Vienna to Budapest Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
3 hours 2 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $12
Buses depart from:Vienna
Bus arrives in:Budapest
Distance:214 km
Bus Companies:Flixbus, RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
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Vienna to Budapest with Student Agency and FlixBus

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Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Vienna and Budapest with Student Agency! As an official travel partner of Student Agency, Omio can help you search current bus schedules and timetables from Student Agency, compare the best routes from Vienna to Budapest as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Student Agency Vienna to Budapest bus ticket available today. If you search for Student Agency tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the bus station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way bus between Vienna and Budapest on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 133 miles (214 km) route from Vienna to Budapest with ease and comfort on a bus with Student Agency.

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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Buses from Vienna to Budapest
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
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for buses from Vienna to Budapest?

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

Can I enter Hungary from Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival

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 6/14/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Vienna and Budapest as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by bus to Vienna, 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 or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine

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: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 6/16/21. 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.

How much do cheap buses from Vienna to Budapest cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Vienna to Budapest to cost as little as $11 (€9)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus to Budapest from Vienna?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Vienna to Budapest bus to cost on average $12 (€10)  one way.
How far is Vienna to Budapest by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Vienna and Budapest by bus to be approximately 133 miles (214 km).
How long is the bus ride between Vienna and Budapest?
The Vienna to Budapest bus duration is on average 3 h, which is to be expected when traveling 133 miles (214 km) from Vienna to Budapest. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the bus from Vienna to Budapest depart from? Which Budapest bus station do I come into from Vienna?

When departing from Vienna, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB), Wien, Hauptbahnhof Wiedner Gürtel/Laxenburger Straße (International Busterminal) and Wien, Hauptbahnhof. When arriving in Budapest, you can end your journey in bus stations like Budapest, Thokoly Way (Keleti Railway Station), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér.

Omio customers book a bus from Wien Hauptbahnhof   to Budapest, Thokoly Way (Keleti Railway Station)   most frequently for this route.

Where is the bus station in Vienna? Where is the bus station in Budapest?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Wien Hauptbahnhof and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Budapest most often arrive at Budapest, Thokoly Way (Keleti Railway Station) and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this bus station to the city center.

What bus providers offer a service between Vienna and Budapest?
If you're looking for buses from Vienna to Budapest, you can rely on Flixbus, RegioJet, Bla Bla Car, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines France or Bla Bla Bus to get you to Budapest. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Vienna to Budapest trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest bus from Vienna to Budapest? When is the last bus from Vienna to Budapest?
You can take the earliest bus from Vienna to Budapest at 7: 15 AM   or take the last bus from Vienna to Budapest leaving at 6: 15 PM. Look for the latest Vienna to Budapest bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Vienna to Budapest to get the best deals?
You can find buses between Vienna and Budapest to cost on average $12 (€10) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Vienna to Budapest bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Budapest
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Budapest - Könyves Kálmán k
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Budapest Népliget autóbusz állomás Busterminal
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Budapest, Népliget Autobus Station
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