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The cheapest trains from Budapest to Vienna

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Cheapest

$12

Average

$39

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Budapest to Vienna will cost around $ 39 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.

Cheapest
07:52AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán k2h40 10:32AMVienna
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$121One-way
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03:52PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán k2h40 06:32PMVienna
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$121One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:40PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 07:21PMVienna Central Station
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$261One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:40PMBudapest2h38 09:18PMVienna Central Station
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$261One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:40PMBudapest2h41 07:21PMVienna Central Station
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$261One-way

Timetable Budapest to Vienna

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05:40AMBudapest2h41 08:21AMVienna Central Station
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05:40AMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 08:21AMVienna Central Station
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06:40AMBudapest2h38 09:18AMVienna Central Station
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06:40AMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h38 09:18AMVienna Central Station
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07:40AMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 10:21AMVienna Central Station
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07:40AMBudapest2h41 10:21AMVienna Central Station
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07:52AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán k2h40 10:32AMVienna
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08:40AMBudapest2h41 11:21AMVienna Central Station
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08:40AMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 11:21AMVienna Central Station
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09:40AMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 12:21PMVienna Central Station
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09:40AMBudapest2h41 12:21PMVienna Central Station
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10:40AMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 01:21PMVienna Central Station
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10:40AMBudapest2h41 01:21PMVienna Central Station
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11:40AMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 02:21PMVienna Central Station
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11:40AMBudapest2h41 02:21PMVienna Central Station
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12:40PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 03:21PMVienna Central Station
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12:40PMBudapest2h41 03:21PMVienna Central Station
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01:40PMBudapest2h41 04:21PMVienna Central Station
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01:40PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 04:21PMVienna Central Station
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02:10PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station3h15 05:25PMVienna Central Station
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03:40PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 06:21PMVienna Central Station
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03:40PMBudapest2h41 06:21PMVienna Central Station
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03:52PMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán k2h40 06:32PMVienna
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04:40PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 07:21PMVienna Central Station
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04:40PMBudapest2h41 07:21PMVienna Central Station
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05:40PMBudapest2h41 08:21PMVienna Central Station
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05:40PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 08:21PMVienna Central Station
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06:40PMBudapest2h38 09:18PMVienna Central Station
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06:40PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h38 09:18PMVienna Central Station
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07:40PMBudapest2h41 10:21PMVienna Central Station
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07:40PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h41 10:21PMVienna Central Station
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08:35PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h46 11:21PMVienna Central Station
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08:40PMBudapest2h41 11:21PMVienna Central Station
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11:20PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station7h05 06:25AMVienna Central Station
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Jun 13
$12RegioJet a.s.
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Jun 14
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
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Jun 15
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
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Jun 16
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
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Jun 17
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
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Jun 18
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
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Jun 19
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
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Jun 20
$12RegioJet a.s.
$15Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
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Jun 21
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
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Jun 22
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
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Jun 23
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
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Jun 24
$12RegioJet a.s.
$15Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 25
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 26
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
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Jun 27
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
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Mon
Jun 28
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 29
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$251Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 30
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
Thu
Jul 1
$12RegioJet a.s.
$12Flixbus
$234Air Dolomiti
Fri
Jul 2
$12RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$166Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 3
$12RegioJet a.s.
$11RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
$136Austrian Airlines

The fastest trains from Budapest to Vienna

Showing times and prices for Jun 14

Fastest Journey

2 h 38 m

Average

2 h 49 m

Trains per day

34

Distance

214 km

Of the 34 trains that leave Budapest for Vienna every day 17 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 214 km distance in an average of 2 h 49 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 38 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
06:40AMBudapest2h38 09:18AMVienna Central Station
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$321One-way
Fastest
06:40AMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h38 09:18AMVienna Central Station
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$321One-way
Fastest
06:40PMBudapest2h38 09:18PMVienna Central Station
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$261One-way
Fastest
06:40PMBudapest-Deli Railway Station2h38 09:18PMVienna Central Station
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$261One-way
2nd Fastest
07:52AMBudapest, Könyves Kálmán k2h40 10:32AMVienna
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$121One-way

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Journey Summary

Budapest to Vienna Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
3 hours 40 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $19
Trains depart from:Budapest
Trains arrive in:Vienna
Distance:214 km
Train Companies:ÖBB | Euro City (EC), RegioJet a.s., ÖBB

Trains from Budapest to Vienna

Arrange a memorable visit to the Austrian capital by booking a train from Budapest to Vienna with Omio. There are 5-10 separate services every single day, and trains leave Keleti Station from morning until mid-evening. Passengers won't have to change at any stage, and journey times aren't too long, averaging around 2 hours 40 minutes.

Budapest to Vienna Train time: Daily departures

Travelers will be able to book a train from Budapest to Vienna whenever they need to, thanks to daily direct services. OBB Railjet schedules 10 trains every weekday, and 5 options at weekends. On any given day, the first service departs from Budapest at 8:40 a.m. The last weekend service leaves at 1:40 p.m., but from Monday to Friday trains run until 8:40 p.m.

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

Trains provide a relatively quick way to travel from Budapest to Vienna, easily beating coaches and driving. Most of the time, passengers can expect trains to reach Vienn Hauptbahnhof in around 2 hours 40 minutes. There's no need to change along the way - just a smooth, rapid journey to the heart of the Austrian capital.

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

Departure train station: The train from Budapest to Vienna always leaves from Budapest Keleti station - the city's largest rail hub. Keleti is in the eastern portion of the city center, and is simple to reach from most locations, with excellent metro connections, as well as local buses and taxis. The concourse hosts places to eat, stores, restrooms, ATMs, and lounge seating, and free WiFi is available.

Arrival train station: Every train from Budapest to Vienna arrives at Vienna Hauptbahnhof. The Hauptbahnhof is a mile or two south of the city center, but has direct rail and metro connections to Wien Mitte. Transfers to the center take 6-10 minutes, while trains to the airport take just 15 minutes. The station itself is modern and well equipped with cafes, stores, lockers, ATMs, WiFi, and stepless exits for the disabled.

Which train companies travel from Budapest to Vienna?

Only one company schedules direct rail services from Budapest to Vienna, and that's OBB (the major Austrian rail carrier).

OBB Budapest to Vienna

OBB schedules a daily connection between the Hungarian and Austrian capitals, and trains always run direct, so changing seats isn't an issue. Journey times tend to be fairly consistent, totaling around 2 hours 40 minutes in most cases. All trains operating on the route are OBB EC varieties, which routinely reach 140mph.

Budapest to Vienna Trains: Services on board

OBB offers both First and Second Class tickets on its EC services from Budapest to Vienna. First Class offers various advantages, such as seat service, additional leg room, power sockets, and access to OBB lounges before traveling. But all travelers can enjoy high-quality food and access fast WiFi. Family Zones are provided for those with children, so that there's no need to worry about distracting other passengers. And Quiet Zones are also provided on all services. There are no explicit luggage limits for cases or bags, although passengers are encouraged to take only items that can be safely stowed in racks or under their seats. Those with bikes will need to make an extra reservation, but space should be available on all Vienna-bound services. However, bikes must not exceed dimensions of 185 x 110 x 60cm, with a wheel diameter of 74cm. Dogs are welcome, provided they are muzzled and leashed, while smaller pets can be carried in compact, secure containers (with no extra charge for passengers). Travelers with mobility issues are also well catered-for on OBB services. Barrier-free access is available at both Budapest and Vienna, special discounts may apply, and a Mobility Service also operates. Be sure to make an advance request, and staff will be ready to help with boarding, luggage, and disembarking.

How can I find cheap train tickets from Budapest to Vienna?

Traveling on the train from Budapest to Vienna definitely doesn't have to be an expensive activity. In fact, it can be cheaper than buses or flights in many cases, especially when passengers shop for deals via Omio. Firstly, it's important to note that services in the middle of the day are significantly cheaper than those at peak times (roughly 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., and around 4:00 p.m.). Advance bookings tend to be cheaper, so planning trips beforehand makes a lot of sense. Then there are discounts that may apply. For instance, OBB offers savings for students and group tickets as well. So be creative, search for the cheapest fares, and reaching Vienna should be highly affordable.

Travel Tips

Trains from Budapest to Vienna
Travel by train to Vienna 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 Vienna.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Vienna, Austria if I'm coming from Budapest, Hungary by train?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria from Hungary?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival

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

All travelers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/9/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Budapest to Vienna as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Hungary from Vienna, Austria?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Vienna to Budapest is: Restricted

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival

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: Mandatory

Last checked on 6/6/21. 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 Vienna here.

How much do cheap trains to Vienna from Budapest cost?
Train tickets between Budapest and Vienna for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $12 (€9)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Vienna from Budapest?
The train price to Vienna from Budapest is on average $12 (€9)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Budapest to Vienna by train?
The Budapest to Vienna train distance is approximately 133 miles (214 km).
What is the Budapest to Vienna train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 133 miles (214 km) to Vienna from Budapest can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Budapest to Vienna train journey time is on average 2 h 38 min.
What is the departure train station in Budapest and arrival train station in Vienna?

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

Where do I find the Budapest train station to Vienna? Where is the Vienna train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Budapest-Déli, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Wien Hauptbahnhof, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Can I buy a direct train from Budapest to Vienna?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Budapest to Vienna on Omio with ÖBB or ÖBB | Euro City (EC), and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
When can I take the first train from Budapest to Vienna? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from Budapest to Vienna at 5: 52 AM   or take the last train from Budapest to Vienna leaving at 2: 40 PM. Look for the latest Budapest to Vienna train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Budapest to Vienna to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Budapest to Vienna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $12 (€9) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Vienna from Budapest are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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