|Avg. Train Duration:|
8 hours 22 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$47|
|Trains depart from:||Innsbruck|
|Trains arrive in:||Budapest|
|Train Companies:||ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | REX|
Trains in Europe are a convenient way to travel between cities, with numerous companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. Trains from Innsbruck to Budapest depart ten times a day, seven days a week on a service operated by OBB. Journey times are between 7 and 8 hours, with some trains taking direct routes and others connecting at Vienna. Departures start in the early hours of the morning and run until just before 03:30 p.m. Later trains are available but have much longer journey times and involve up to four connections.
Trains from Innsbruck to Budapest depart from Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof, the city's main hub for international routes. It is conveniently located just to the East of the city on Südtiroler Platz, or South-Tyrolean Square. Innsbruck is a compact city, easily navigated on foot. Its public transport system is made up of four tram lines, two of which run to neighbouring villages and a comprehensive bus network, including eleven night routes and dedicated tourist buses. Taxis are available at Innsbruck Station.
Budapest is a beautiful city, sitting on the banks of Hungary's River Danube. As well as enjoying natural thermal baths, the city has many historical attractions and is often referred to as the Paris of the East. Budapest is also known for its musical culture, which ranges from nightclubs and cabarets, to classical concerts and opera. Its UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which include Buda Castle, the Citadella and the Royal Palace, are a big draw for visitors. Trains from Innsbruck to Budapest arrive at the centrally located Keleti Pályaudvar, or Eastern Railway Station. Budapest has an efficient local transport network of Metro trains, buses and trams. The city also has a limited number of night bus routes and a taxi rank is located outside Keleti Station.