Vienna to Budapest bus

Cheap bus tickets from Vienna to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

13

Average

14

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Vienna to Budapest is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
10:50AMVienna5h25 04:15PMBudapest
1 transfer
131One-way
Cheapest
10:50AMVienna5h45 04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 transfer
131One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:50PMVienna6h55 05:45AMBudapest
1 transfer
161One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:50PMVienna7h15 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 transfer
161One-way

Bus schedule from Vienna to Budapest

Showing buses for tomorrow, Friday, December 9
10:50AMVienna5h25 04:15PMBudapest
1 transfer
10:50AMVienna5h45 04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 transfer
10:50PMVienna6h55 05:45AMBudapest
1 transfer
10:50PMVienna7h15 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 transfer

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Bus times from Vienna to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Fastest Journey

5 h 25 m

Average

6 h 20 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

214 km

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

10:50AMVienna5h25 04:15PMBudapest
1 transfer
131One-way
10:50AMVienna5h45 04:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 transfer
131One-way
10:50PMVienna6h55 05:45AMBudapest
1 transfer
161One-way
10:50PMVienna7h15 06:05AMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 transfer
161One-way

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Overview: Bus from Vienna to Budapest

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€13)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 4 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesRegioJet, Infobus, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Karat-S, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Flixbus, Euroclub or Arda Tur

Buses from Vienna to Budapest cover the 133 miles (214 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like RegioJet, Infobus, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Karat-S, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Flixbus, Euroclub or Arda Tur. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.

Bus companies: Student Agency and FlixBus from Vienna to Budapest

Travel on Student Agency and FlixBus buses to Budapest from Vienna at great prices. Omio finds you bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next bus between Vienna and Budapest: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.

Looking to travel by bus from Vienna to Budapest? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with Student Agency. Check Omio to see current Student Agency bus schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Vienna to Budapest bus and book Student Agency tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a bus from Vienna to Budapest, you can expect to travel 133 miles (214 km) one-way with Student Agency. If you search for buses from Vienna to Budapest in the Omio app, you can check if the Student Agency ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the bus station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus with Student Agency, we do the work for you to get you safely to Budapest from Vienna. Book that perfect Vienna to Budapest bus now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Student Agency!

    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.

      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.

      Travel Tips: Bus to Budapest from Vienna

      Travel Tips: 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

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

      Can I enter Hungary from Austria?

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

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

      Conditions of entry:

      • There are no current restrictions

      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: Recommended

      The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Budapest from Vienna as this information can change.

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

      Is my return bus into Vienna from Budapest restricted?

      International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

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

      Conditions of reentry:

      • There are no current restrictions

      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: Recommended

      Last checked on 11/17/22. 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.

      Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Vienna to Budapest to cost as little as $1 (€1)  in the next 7 days.
      The Vienna to Budapest bus ticket price is on average $14 (€13)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
      The distance to Budapest from Vienna by bus is approximately 133 miles (214 km).
      On average the Vienna to Budapest bus travel time is 2 h 55 min  for the 133 miles (214 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

      When taking the bus to Budapest from Vienna, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB), Wien, Hauptbahnhof and Wien, Hauptbahnhof Südtiroler Platz. Your route can end in bus stations such as Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar, Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér (Terminal 2).

      Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Wien Westbahnhof   and arrive in Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.

      You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Wien Westbahnhof, located approximately 4.4 miles (7.1 km) from the city center of Vienna. The most popular arrival bus station in Budapest, called Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar, is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from its city center.

      When taking a bus from Vienna to Budapest, you can count on RegioJet, Infobus, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Karat-S, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Flixbus, Euroclub or Arda Tur for the best way to get you to Budapest. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service from Vienna to Budapest and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
      Yes, there are 4 direct buses per day from Vienna to Budapest. You can look to travel with Flixbus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
      The average number of buses departing Vienna for Budapest is 5 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      The earliest bus departing from Vienna to Budapest leaves at 10: 45 PM. The last bus departing from Vienna to Budapest leaves at 10: 45 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.
      In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets to Budapest from Vienna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $14 (€13) 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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