Budapest to Salzburg train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Budapest to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for Jun 18

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 13 m

Average

5 h 13 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

450 km

Cheap train tickets from Budapest to start from $127 with an average ticket price of $135.

The fastest train from Budapest to takes 5h 13m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 13m and covers a distance of 450 km.

5 trains that leave Budapest for every day with 2 travelling directly.

Cheapest
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
08:40AM5h13
Budapest Keleti
01:53PMSalzburg Hbf
$1271One-way
1 transfer
ÖBB
09:40AM5h13
Budapest Keleti
02:53PMSalzburg Hbf
$1361One-way
0 transfers
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
12:40PM5h13
Budapest Keleti
05:53PMSalzburg Hbf
$1361One-way
1 transfer
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10:40AM5h13
Budapest Keleti
03:53PMSalzburg Hbf
$1361One-way
1 transfer
ÖBB
11:40AM5h13
Budapest Keleti
04:53PMSalzburg Hbf
$1361One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Budapest to Salzburg

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$103 (€90)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | S-Bahn

Trains from Budapest to Salzburg cover the 279 miles (450 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 13 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | S-Bahn. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $60 (€53), but the average price of train tickets is $103 (€90). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Kelenfoeld and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train providers: ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) and ÖBB | Railjet from Budapest to Salzburg trains

You can travel by train between Budapest and Salzburg with ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) and ÖBB | Railjet for as low as $54 (€47). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

ÖBB is the national railway company of Austria, providing a comprehensive network of services throughout the country including trains from Budapest to Salzburg. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity Express (ICE) trains, EuroCity (EC) trains, InterCity (IC) trains, and Regional Express (REX) trains. ICE trains are the fastest, offering the most comfortable and luxurious travel experience, while EC trains are slightly slower but still offer a comfortable journey. IC trains are the most common, providing a reliable and affordable service, and REX trains are the slowest but offer the most frequent stops. ÖBB offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for ÖBB include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz.

ÖBB from Budapest to Salzburg train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 13 min
  • Cheapest Price: $77

FAQs: Trains from Budapest to Salzburg

FAQs: Travel by train from Budapest to Salzburg 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 Budapest to Salzburg.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Salzburg can start from as little as $60 (€53) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Budapest to Salzburg is $103 (€90); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Budapest to Salzburg train time is 5 h 13 min   covering the 279 mile (450 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Budapest to Salzburg leaves at 6: 40 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Budapest to Salzburg leaves at 10: 25 PM.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Salzburg. Take the fast train with ÖBB | Railjet from Budapest to Salzburg.
Take the Budapest to Salzburg train with ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | S-Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Budapest and Salzburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Budapest to Salzburg with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Budapest, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Budapest-Kelenfoeld, Budapest Keleti and Budapest-Deli. When arriving in Salzburg, you can end your journey in train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg, Hauptbahnhof (Südtiroler Platz) and Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Budapest-Kelenfoeld, which is located around 3.2 miles (5.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Salzburg Hbf, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Budapest to Salzburg by train is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Budapest and Salzburg including taking a bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Budapest and Salzburg

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Budapest-Kelenfoeld is the most popular Budapest railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Budapest for your trip to Salzburg.
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