You can get from Budapest to Vienna by train, bus or flight.
To get from Budapest to Vienna on Aug 09 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||133 miles (214 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$22 - $546|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $22 (€20) • 2 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $546 (€506) • 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Norwegian Air Shuttle or ÖBB | Regionalzug|
Travel 133 miles (214 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Vienna from Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Norwegian Air Shuttle or ÖBB | Regionalzug among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Budapest to Vienna.
The quickest way to travel between the Hungarian capital Budapest and the Austrian capital Vienna is to take the train. There are frequent train services from Budapest Kelenfoe Station that arrive in Vienna in approximately 2 and a half hours. Direct buses travel frequently from Budapest to Vienna and take about 3 hours.
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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Budapest to Vienna. Buses traveling from Budapest to Vienna depart from Budapest's Könyves Kálmán körút bus station and take approximately 3 hours to arrive at Vienna's Erdberg bus station. Buses are an average of €14 cheaper than traveling from Budapest to Vienna by train. Approximately 15 buses travel from Budapest to Vienna every day. Bus companies that travel directly from Budapest to Vienna include Flixbus, RegioJet, and Eurolines.
Taking a train is the fastest wat to travel from Budapest to Vienna. Trains traveling from Budapest to Vienna depart from Budapest Keleti train station and take at least 2:38 h to arrive at Vienna's Hauptbahnhof. There are 3 trains that travel from Budapest to Vienna every day, with the first departing Budapest at 8:40 a.m. All trains that travel from Budapest to Vienna are operated by ÖBB.
Taking the bus is the most popular way to travel from Budapest to Vienna. Taking a bus only takes 15 minutes longer than traveling from Budapest to Vienna by train while also being €14 cheaper on average. Taking a rideshare is also a popular option for traveling from Budapest to Vienna. Taking the train is also a popular option for people who want to travel from Budapest to Vienna in comfort.
International travel from Budapest, Hungary to Vienna, Austria is: Fully open.
Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully 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 7/28/22; 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 Vienna.
Return travel to Budapest, Hungary from Austria is: Fully open.
Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is fully 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 7/28/22. 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 Vienna.
There are 4 ways to get from Budapest to Vienna: bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Vienna is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€20) compared to other travel options to Vienna:
A bus is $525 (€487) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Budapest to Vienna costing on average $546 (€506).
Taking a bus is usually $19 (€18) less than taking a train to Vienna, which costs on average $41 (€38) for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Vienna from Budapest is by flight with an average travel time of 45 min.
Other travel options to Vienna can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Vienna by bus can take on average 2 h 45 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 34 min on average.
The Budapest to Vienna distance is around 133 miles (214 km).
The average frequency per day from Budapest to Vienna is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Vienna from Budapest as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Budapest to Vienna:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Budapest to Vienna with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Vienna as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Budapest and Vienna.
Before traveling from Budapest to Vienna, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Budapest to Vienna 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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