How to travel from Villach to Budapest

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Travel Information to Budapest from Villach

distanceDistance250 miles (404 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $112
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $40 (€35) • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $40 (€35) • 6 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ÖBB | Railjet

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 250 miles (404 km) between Villach and Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or ÖBB | Railjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Villach to Budapest.

Travel Tips: Travel from Villach to Budapest

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Villach to Budapest.

Travel between Villach, Austria and Budapest, Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Austria enter Hungary?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Budapest from Villach?

Conditions of entry into Hungary:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Budapest, Hungary?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Hungary has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 3/8/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Villach to Budapest.

The current restriction level for returning to Villach, Austria from Hungary is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Villach, Austria from Budapest, Hungary?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Villach from Budapest?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Villach, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Villach from Budapest here.

There are 3 travel options from Villach to Budapest: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Budapest from Villach is by taking a flight, which costs on average $40 (€35).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:

Taking a flight is usually $27 (€24) less than taking a bus to Budapest, which costs on average $67 (€59) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $72 (€64) less than taking a train, which costs on average $112 (€99) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Budapest from Villach is by flight with an average travel time of 6 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Budapest can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 31 min   of travel time.

The Villach to Budapest distance is around 250 miles (404 km).

The average frequency per day from Villach to Budapest is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Villach and Budapest as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Villach to Budapest:

  • Buses mostly leave from Villach, Hauptbahnhof and tend to arrive in Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar.
  • Trains from Villach to Budapest most often leave from Villach Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Villach to Budapest, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Budapest by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Villach to Budapest for $67 (€59).
  • Travel with ÖBB | Railjet for trains to Budapest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ÖBB | Railjet Villach to Budapest tickets on Omio for $112 (€99).
Many of our customers traveling from Villach to Budapest don't make Budapest their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Budapest are Vienna, Prague or Bratislava, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Budapest to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Villach to Budapest, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $67 (€59) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $40 (€35) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $112 (€99) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Villach to Budapest 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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