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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$45 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Vídeň, Hbf to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér Rj

$8 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 902 / ...

$18 - $40

Rideshare  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Budapest 151.7 miles

$14

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Budapest 151.9 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  2 h 49 min

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

$109 - $304

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Budapest is to bus which costs 7€ - 10€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Budapest is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Budapest is 214 km. The road distance is 243 km.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld takes 2 h 22 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vídeň, Hbf and arriving at Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Kelenföld. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Budapest is 243 km. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Vienna to Budapest.

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Vienna to Budapest bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Bratislava station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 133.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Budapest every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Vienna to Budapest every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
[email protected]
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Hbf to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
[email protected]
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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