Salzburg to Budapest train

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Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Salzburg to Budapest is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
ÖBB
09:07AM7h51
Salzburg Hbf
04:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
$1061One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
ÖBB
08:07AM8h51
Salzburg Hbf
04:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
$1061One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
ÖBB | Railjet
08:11AM8h47
Salzburg Hbf
04:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
$1061One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
ÖBB | Railjet
08:11AM11h47
Salzburg Hbf
07:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
$1061One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
ÖBB | Railjet
09:11AM7h47
Salzburg Hbf
04:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
$1061One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Salzburg to Budapest

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, July 20
ÖBB
08:07AM8h51
Salzburg Hbf
04:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
1 transfer
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
08:07AM5h12
Salzburg Hbf
01:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
ÖBB | Railjet
08:11AM8h47
Salzburg Hbf
04:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
1 transfer
ÖBB | Railjet
08:11AM11h47
Salzburg Hbf
07:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
1 transfer
ÖBB | S-Bahn
08:34AM11h24
Salzburg Hbf
07:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
2 transfers
ÖBB | S-Bahn
08:34AM8h24
Salzburg Hbf
04:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
2 transfers
ÖBB
09:07AM7h51
Salzburg Hbf
04:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
1 transfer
ÖBB
09:07AM5h12
Salzburg Hbf
02:19PMBudapest Keleti
0 transfers
ÖBB | Railjet
09:11AM7h47
Salzburg Hbf
04:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
1 transfer
ÖBB | Railjet
09:11AM10h47
Salzburg Hbf
07:58PMBudapest-Kelenfoeld
1 transfer
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
09:34AM7h45
Salzburg Hbf
05:19PMBudapest Keleti
2 transfers
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10:07AM5h12
Salzburg Hbf
03:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
ÖBB
11:07AM5h12
Salzburg Hbf
04:19PMBudapest Keleti
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Salzburg to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

5 h 12 m

Average

8 h

Trains per day

13

Distance

450 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Salzburg for Budapest every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
ÖBB
11:07AM5h12
Salzburg Hbf
04:19PMBudapest Keleti
$1391One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
10:07AM5h12
Salzburg Hbf
03:19PMBudapest Keleti
$1391One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
08:07AM5h12
Salzburg Hbf
01:19PMBudapest Keleti
$1391One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
ÖBB
09:07AM5h12
Salzburg Hbf
02:19PMBudapest Keleti
$1391One-way
0 transfers
ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
09:34AM7h45
Salzburg Hbf
05:19PMBudapest Keleti
$1131One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Salzburg to Budapest

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$103 (€89)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | S-Bahn, RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | REX or ÖBB | InterCity

Trains from Salzburg to Budapest cover the 279 miles (450 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 12 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | S-Bahn, RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | REX or ÖBB | InterCity. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $75 (€65), but the average price of train tickets is $103 (€89). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Kelenfoeld.

Train companies: ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) and ÖBB | Railjet from Salzburg to Budapest trains

Buy your official ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) and ÖBB | Railjet train tickets to Budapest from Salzburg from $75 (€65) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

RegioJet is a Czech train company that offers a wide range of services to its customers including trains to Budapest from Salzburg. It operates both regional and long-distance trains, with the latter covering routes across the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, and Hungary. The regional trains are known as RegioJet Express and offer frequent departures throughout the day. The long-distance trains are called RegioJet Comfort and provide a more luxurious experience with comfortable seating, air conditioning, and free Wi-Fi. RegioJet offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include a café car, a restaurant car, and a bar car. Passengers can also enjoy a selection of movies and music, as well as access to power outlets. The most popular routes for RegioJet are Prague to Brno, Prague to Ostrava, and Prague to Vienna. These routes offer convenient connections to major cities in the Czech Republic and beyond.

    Train tickets from Salzburg to Budapest: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 50 €
    2 weeks earlier 45 €11%
    3 weeks earlier 48 €4%
    1 month before 49 €2%
    2 months earlier 50 €0%
    3 months earlier 45 €11%


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    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 11%.
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    FAQs: Trains from Salzburg to Budapest

    FAQs: Travel by train from Salzburg to Budapest 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 Salzburg to Budapest.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Budapest can start from as little as $75 (€65) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Salzburg to Budapest is $103 (€89); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    On average the Salzburg to Budapest train travel time is 5 h 12 min   for the 279 mile (450 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Salzburg to Budapest leaves at 6: 07 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Salzburg to Budapest leaves at 9: 07 PM.
    Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Salzburg to Budapest with ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | Railjet. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
    Yes, there's a high-speed train to Budapest. Take the fast train with ÖBB | Railjet from Salzburg to Budapest.
    For the journey from Salzburg to Budapest you can take a train with ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | Regionalzug, ÖBB | S-Bahn, RegioJet a. S. ÖBB | REX or ÖBB | InterCity. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Budapest from Salzburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, you can take a night train from Salzburg to Budapest with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

    When departing from Salzburg, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg, Hauptbahnhof (Südtiroler Platz) and Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt. When arriving in Budapest, you can end your journey in train stations like Budapest-Kelenfoeld, Budapest Keleti and Budapest-Deli.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Budapest-Kelenfoeld, located 3.2 miles (5.2 km) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month for a train from Salzburg to Budapest is June.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Salzburg and Budapest including taking a train, bus or flight.

    Important Stations and Airports in Salzburg and Budapest

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    Salzburg Hbf is the most popular Salzburg railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Salzburg for your trip to Budapest.
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    Budapest-Kelenfoeld is the most popular Budapest train station for Omio travelers, but Budapest has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Budapest for your trip from Salzburg.
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