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.
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|Distance||133 miles (214 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$14 (€13)|
|Bus frequency||5 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 4 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||RegioJet, 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.
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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.
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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.
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.
Travel between Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Hungary must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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