Budapest to Salzburg train

Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Cheapest

78

Average

107

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

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05:40AMBudapest Keleti7h46 01:26PMSalzburg Hbf
2 transfers
781One-way
01:40PMBudapest Keleti5h12 06:52PMSalzburg Hbf
0 transfers
941One-way
09:40AMBudapest Keleti5h12 02:52PMSalzburg Hbf
0 transfers
941One-way
12:40PMBudapest Keleti5h12 05:52PMSalzburg Hbf
1 transfer
941One-way
02:40PMBudapest Keleti5h12 07:52PMSalzburg Hbf
1 transfer
1161One-way

Train schedule from Budapest to Salzburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, November 30
05:40AMBudapest Keleti7h46 01:26PMSalzburg Hbf
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05:40AMBudapest Keleti5h12 10:52AMSalzburg Hbf
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06:40AMBudapest Keleti5h12 11:52AMSalzburg Hbf
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07:40AMBudapest Keleti5h12 12:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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08:40AMBudapest Keleti5h12 01:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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09:40AMBudapest Keleti5h12 02:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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10:40AMBudapest Keleti5h12 03:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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11:40AMBudapest Keleti5h12 04:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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12:40PMBudapest Keleti5h12 05:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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01:40PMBudapest Keleti5h12 06:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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02:40PMBudapest Keleti5h12 07:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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Fastest train times from Budapest to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Fastest Journey

5 h 12 m

Average

5 h 26 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

450 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Budapest for Salzburg every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
01:40PMBudapest Keleti5h12 06:52PMSalzburg Hbf
0 transfers
941One-way
Fastest
02:40PMBudapest Keleti5h12 07:52PMSalzburg Hbf
1 transfer
1161One-way
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07:40AMBudapest Keleti5h12 12:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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08:40AMBudapest Keleti5h12 01:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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09:40AMBudapest Keleti5h12 02:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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Overview: Train from Budapest to Salzburg

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$93 (€85)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | Railjet or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Budapest to Salzburg cover the 279 miles (450 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 12 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | Railjet or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $68 (€62), but the average price of train tickets is $93 (€85). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and ÖBB Nightjet from Budapest to Salzburg trains

For as little as $68 (€62) you can travel by train from Budapest to Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and ÖBB Nightjet. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB
ÖBB Nightjet

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Budapest and Salzburg. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Budapest to Salzburg by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

    Omio helps you find the perfect Budapest - Salzburg train with ÖBB. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to Salzburg from Budapest, Omio shows you ÖBB current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Budapest to Salzburg route. You can expect to travel around 279 miles (450 km) between Budapest and Salzburg on a train with ÖBB. Once you are ready, buy your one-way ÖBB tickets to Salzburg from Budapest starting as low as $68 (€62) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with ÖBB!

      Looking to travel by train between Budapest and Salzburg? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with ÖBB Nightjet. Check Omio to see current ÖBB Nightjet train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Budapest to Salzburg train and book ÖBB Nightjet tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Budapest and Salzburg, you can expect to travel 279 miles (450 km) one-way with ÖBB Nightjet. If you search for trains between Budapest and Salzburg in the Omio app, you can check if the ÖBB Nightjet 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 train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with ÖBB Nightjet, we do the work for you to get you safely to Salzburg from Budapest. Book that perfect Budapest to Salzburg train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with ÖBB Nightjet!

        Trains from Budapest to Salzburg

        There are more than 20 trains from Budapest to Salzburg daily. These trains depart at intervals of one hour. The journey by train from Budapest to Salzburg takes an average of seven hours and 42 minutes and covers 279.6 miles.

        Budapest to Salzburg train times: Daily departures

        Trains from Budapest to Salzburg depart every hour, with up to three departures per hour depending on the time of day. The first train leaves Budapest at around 5:40 a.m., and the last train from Budapest to Salzburg leaves at about 11:20 p.m. There are 26 daily train departures from Budapest to Salzburg, bringing the weekly total to an average of about 150 trips.

        How long is the journey by train from Budapest to Salzburg?

        The distance by train from Budapest to Salzburg is 279.6 miles. This distance is covered in an average of seven hours and 42 minutes. The fastest train on this route covers it in about five hours and 12 minutes, while the slowest covers it in about 12 hours and includes three transfers on the way. Some trains on this route are direct connections, while others have a maximum of three transfers before arriving at their destination.

        What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Budapest to Salzburg?

        Departure train station: Trains from Budapest to Salzburg depart from Keleti Station, the main international and intercity railway terminal in Budapest. This train station is 1.2 miles from the city center, and it takes only 11 minutes to get there using the metro. The station's facilities include a first-class business lounge, luggage lockers, banks with currency exchange services, ATMs, domestic and international ticket offices, a supermarket, restaurants, and fast-food outlets.

        Arrival train station: The arrival station for the train from Budapest to Salzburg is Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, which lies on the Austrian-German border. This station is operated jointly by Austrian Railways (OBB) and Deutsche Bahn (DB). The station is only 15 minutes' walk from the city center. Its facilities include a travel office, ticket vending machines, a furnished traveler lounge, luggage lockers, and car and bike parking spaces. The station also has elevators and escalators to provide step-free access and help move luggage easily.

        Which train companies travel from Budapest to Salzburg?

        Trains from Budapest to Salzburg are operated by Austrian Railways (OBB). This company operates both long-distance and high-speed trains along this route. The high-speed OBB EuroCity trains are the fastest on the route, getting travelers to their destination in around five hours and 10 minutes, while the slowest long-distance train gets to its destination in about 12 hours.

        OBB Budapest to Salzburg

        OBB trains from Budapest to Salzburg differ in that some are long-distance trains while others are high-speed trains. High-speed trains are the fastest on this route, getting travelers to their destination in about five hours and 10 minutes. Meanwhile, long-distance trains reach their destination in more than double that time. OBB EuroCity trains have a maximum of two transfers, while the long-distance train from Budapest to Salzburg has up to three transfers during the journey. The shortest transfer takes a mere nine minutes, and the longest takes over 3.5 hours.

        Budapest to Salzburg trains: Services on board

        OBB offers a wide array of Austrian delicacies on its menu on each train from Budapest to Salzburg. The trains are spacious with comfortable reclining seats, free WiFi, power sockets, drinks, snacks, air conditioning, individual lighting, washrooms adapted for the disabled, wheelchair spaces, magazines and newspapers for those in first class, and free entertainment. The onboard hosts and stewards are trained to help those in need. Both the high-speed and long-distance trains have furnished sleeper cabins with bathrooms. Pets are allowed on board, provided that notice of their accompaniment has been given when making reservations. These animals should travel in their cages and be under their owners' care during the journey.

        How to find cheap train tickets from Budapest to Salzburg

        Travelers should make their reservations for the train from Budapest to Salzburg in advance to get the best bargains on ticket prices. Booking in advance also ensures travelers get a seat on their preferred date and time of travel. Advance reservations can easily be made through Omio, a user-friendly booking platform popular across Europe. This platform allows travelers to compare different schedules, making it easy to plan trips. Using Omio to make reservations also helps save time as travelers are not required to pick their tickets on arrival at the station.

        Travel Tips: Trains from Budapest to Salzburg

        Travel Tips: Travel by train 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

        Travel by train between Budapest, Hungary and Salzburg, Austria is: Unrestricted.

        Is international entry into Salzburg 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?

        Entry Requirements:

        • There are no current restrictions

        What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

        The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

        • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
        • Face mask required: Recommended

        The above information was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Salzburg from Budapest closer to your date of departure here

        The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Salzburg to Budapest is: Unrestricted

        Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Hungary from Austria?

        Reentry to Hungary is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

        What are the requirements?

        • There are no current restrictions

        What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

        The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

        • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
        • Face mask: Recommended

        Last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Budapest from Salzburg here.

        Train tickets from Budapest to Salzburg for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $68 (€62)  one way in the next 7 days.
        The train price from Budapest to Salzburg is on average $93 (€85)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
        When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Budapest and Salzburg by train to be approximately 279 miles (450 km).
        The Budapest to Salzburg train duration is on average 5 h 12 min, which is to be expected when traveling 279 miles (450 km) to Salzburg from Budapest. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

        When taking the train to Salzburg from Budapest, you can choose to depart from train stations like Budapest-Déli, Budapest Keleti and Budapest-Kelenföld. Your trip can end in train stations such as Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof.

        Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Budapest-Déli   and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

        Passengers board their train most frequently from Budapest-Déli and travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to this train station.

        Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Salzburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Salzburg.

        For the trip from Budapest to Salzburg you can take a train with ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | Railjet or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Budapest to Salzburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
        Yes, there are 6 direct trains between Budapest and Salzburg per day with ÖBB or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
        The average number of trains departing Budapest for Salzburg is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
        The earliest train for this journey departs from Budapest at 3: 40 PM. The last train leaves from Budapest at 3: 40 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Budapest to Salzburg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
        The price of a one way train ticket from Budapest to Salzburg is on average $93 (€85) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Salzburg from Budapest available a few months in advance.

        Important Stations and Airports in Budapest and Salzburg

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        Salzburg
        Budapest-Déli 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.
        Amenities at station
        WifiWifi
        LockersLockers
        ParkingParking
        ATMATM
        TaxisTaxis
        AccessibilityAccessibility
        phone
        Phone Number
        +36 13558657
        ticketOfficeHours
        Ticket Office Hours
        Mon - Sun: 06: 00-10: 00, 10: 20-14: 00, 14: 25- 17: 35
        Public transit options for Budapest-Déli
        Metro lines: M2 (red)
        Tram lines: 17, 56, 56A, 59, 59A, 59B, 61
        Bus lines: 21, 21A, 39, 102, 139, 140, 140A, N960, N990
        Train lines: IC, IR, S (10, 12, 30, 34, 35, 40, 42), Z30

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