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There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Vienna by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Wien Hbf Rj

30€ - 55€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

7€ - 10€

4 alternative options

Bus via Clark Ádám tér  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Central Station 902

13€ - 21€

Rideshare  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Vienna 152.1 miles

13€

Drive  •  2h 22m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Vienna 152.2 miles

24€ - 35€

Fly  •  2h 50m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE

93€ - 263€

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Vienna is to bus which costs 2 300 Ft - 3 000 Ft and takes 2h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Vienna is to drive which costs 7 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 2h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop and arriving at Vienna, Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Deli and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 31m.

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The distance between Budapest and Vienna is 214 km. The road distance is 243.5 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft.

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The train from Budapest-Deli to Wien Hbf takes 2h 31m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Budapest to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop station.

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Budapest to Vienna train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Budapest-Deli station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Vienna is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2 300 Ft - 3 000 Ft and takes 2h 45m, you could also fly, which costs 30 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 2h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 133.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria?

Railjet operates a train from Budapest to Vienna every 4 hours. Tickets cost 30€ - 55€ and the journey takes 2h 31m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Budapest to Vienna every 3 hours. Tickets cost 7€ - 10€ and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Train operators
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Budapest-Deli to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Budapest to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Vienna, Hbf station.

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Budapest to Vienna train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Vienna is 244 km. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Budapest to Vienna.

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Air Algérie and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 1906+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 61€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Budapest and Vienna. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29m and costs 350 Ft.

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