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 Salzburg to Budapest will cost around $ 105 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 88.
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5 h 11 m
5 h 11 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Salzburg for Budapest every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 450 km distance in an average of 5 h 11 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 5 h 11 m .
The slowest train will take 5 h 11 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
5 hours 26 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$56|
|Trains depart from:||Salzburg|
|Trains arrive in:||Budapest|
|Train Companies:||ÖBB, ÖBB | S-Bahn|
There is a daily train connection from Salzburg to Budapest at least every 2 hours. Especially practical is the night connection with the ÖBB Nightjet to wake up in the morning in the Hungarian capital.
On the route Salzburg - Budapest travelers are travelling with the Austrian ÖBB. The ÖBB Nightjet operates on night connections.
Most connections by train from Salzburg to Budapest are direct connections with a journey time of about 5 hours 6 minutes. Change connections with 1 change usually take almost as long. The change-over station is usually Vienna Central Station.
There are around 13 daily train connections from Salzburg to Budapest. Usually there is a night connection. During the day and in the evening there are very often 1departure per hour and at least 1 departure per 2 hours.
At which station does the train start in Salzburg? Trains start at Salzburg main station. It can be reached on foot from the centre in 1.5 km. Alternatively, travelers can reach the main train station with numerous bus lines coming from the centre in 0.10 hours.
At which station does the train arrive in Budapest? The destination station is Budapest Keleti. It is located on the eastern edge of the city center and offers connections to the metro, tram and bus. For example, the central square Deák Ferenc tér can be reached by metro in a journey time of 0.5 hours.