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Of the 9 bus that leave Vienna for Budapest every day 9 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 3h 19m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 3h .
The slowest bus will take 4h 5m 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 Vienna to Budapest will cost around $ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 14.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
3 hours 2 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||$11|
|Buses depart from:||Vienna|
|Bus arrives in:||Budapest|
|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. 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.
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.
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.