You can get from Budapest to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Budapest to Salzburg on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||279 miles (450 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$48 - $52|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $48 (€39) • 6 h 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $52 (€42) • 5 h 16 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)|
Take a bus or train to travel 279 miles (450 km) between Budapest and Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€39). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Budapest to Salzburg.
International travel from Budapest, Hungary to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 10/24/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip between Budapest and Salzburg.
Return travel to Budapest, Hungary from Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
Requirements for reentering Hungary:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Hungary to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Budapest, Hungary was last verified on 10/24/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Budapest from Salzburg.
You can travel between Budapest and Salzburg 2 different ways: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Salzburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $48 (€39) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:
Taking a bus is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a train to Salzburg, which costs on average $52 (€42) for the same trip.
The fastest way from Budapest to Salzburg is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 16 min.
There are alternative travel options to Salzburg that can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 35 min.
The distance from Budapest to Salzburg is approximately 279 miles (450 km).
The average frequency per day from Budapest to Salzburg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Budapest to Salzburg as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Budapest to Salzburg:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Budapest to Salzburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Budapest to Salzburg with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Salzburg tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
Before traveling from Budapest to Salzburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Budapest to Salzburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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