The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Budapest to Vienna will cost around $ 47 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 47.
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Of the 4 train that leave Budapest for Vienna every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 214 km distance in an average of 2h 40m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 38m .
The slowest train will take 2h 41m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 52 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$33|
|Trains depart from:||Budapest|
|Trains arrive in:||Vienna|
Trains in Europe are a convenient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Budapest and Vienna depart frequently throughout the day. The first trains from Budapest to Vienna depart at 6:40 a.m, while the final departure time is 8:40 p.m. All services are operated by ÖBB Railjet with direct trips taking 2 hours and 38 minutes. It is also possible to take an overnight service as well.
All trains from Budapest to Vienna leave Budapest Keleti train station and arrive at Vienna Hauptbahnhof. Keleti is on the M2 and M4 lines of the Budapest Metro and is also connected to other Hungarian cities such as Pecs via domestic train services. Buses 73, 76 and 80 run from city center locations to the station forecourt, as well as the 24 tram. At night, cabs are a sensible option, although night buses 907, 908 and 931 stop at Keleti as well, so reaching your train should not be a problem.
Vienna Hauptbahnhof can be found a couple of kilometers to the south of the Austrian capital’s historic center. The station is situated on the U1 Metro line, which provides the quickest access route to the city center, but you can also catch trams 18, D and O, as well as bus 13A. If you prefer to walk, the station is only twenty minutes from the very heart of Vienna and many of the city’s great historical attractions.
Vienna is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Famous for everything from the music of Mozart to the waltzes of Strauss, the psychology of Freud and the wanderings of Ethan Hawke in Before Sunrise, Vienna is a romantic city with treasures around every corner.