The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Budapest to Vienna is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 40 m
2 h 58 m
Trains per day
Of the 10 trains that leave Budapest for Vienna every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
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|Distance||133 miles (214 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 34 min|
|Average train ticket price||$31 (€27)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB or RegioJet a. S.|
Trains from Budapest to Vienna cover the 133 miles (214 km) long route taking on average 2 h 34 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB or RegioJet a. S. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $31 (€27), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $16 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Kelenföld and arrive in Wien Hauptbahnhof.
For as little as $16 (€14) you can travel by train between Budapest and Vienna with Student Agency and ÖBB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
When departing from Budapest, you have various train station options to start your route from including Budapest-Kelenföld, Budapest-Déli and Budapest Keleti. When arriving in Vienna, you can end your journey in train stations like Wien Hauptbahnhof, Flughafen Wien and Wien Westbahnhof.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Budapest-Kelenföld, which is located around 3.2 miles (5.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Wien Hauptbahnhof, located 2.9 miles (4.6 km) away from the city centre.
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