The cheapest buses from Salzburg to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Cheapest

£29

Average

£50

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Salzburg to Budapest will cost around £ 50 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 29.

17:10Salzburg6h20 23:30Budapest
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£291One-way
15:40Salzburg6h30 22:10Budapest
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£341One-way
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00:25Salzburg, PR Süd6h56 07:21Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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£691One-way
Cheapest
00:25Salzburg, PR Süd6h30 06:55Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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£691One-way

Timetable Salzburg to Budapest

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00:25Salzburg, PR Süd6h56 07:21Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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00:25Salzburg, PR Süd6h30 06:55Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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15:40Salzburg6h30 22:10Budapest
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17:10Salzburg6h20 23:30Budapest
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Mon
18 Oct
£40ÖBB | Railjet
£62Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£37ÖBB
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Wed
20 Oct
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£41Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
£37ÖBB
£45Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£58ÖBB | InterCity
£32Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£40ÖBB
£34Flixbus
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24 Oct
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Mon
25 Oct
£37ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
£35Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£43ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
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Wed
27 Oct
£37ÖBB
£36Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£37ÖBB
£41Flixbus
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29 Oct
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£46Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£49ÖBB
£34Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£37ÖBB
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1 Nov
£37ÖBB
£31Flixbus
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2 Nov
£37ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
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Wed
3 Nov
£37ÖBB
£36Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£31ÖBB | Nightjet
£39Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£31ÖBB | Nightjet
£28Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£31ÖBB | Nightjet
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7 Nov
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The fastest buses from Salzburg to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Fastest Journey

6 h 20 m

Average

6 h 34 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

450 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Salzburg for Budapest every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 450 km distance in an average of 6 h 34 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 56 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

17:10Salzburg6h20 23:30Budapest
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£291One-way
Fastest
15:40Salzburg6h30 22:10Budapest
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£341One-way
Fastest
00:25Salzburg, PR Süd6h30 06:55Budapeszt, Autóbuszállomás
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£691One-way
2nd Fastest
00:25Salzburg, PR Süd6h56 07:21Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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£691One-way

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Coach Information from Salzburg to Budapest

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
durationAverage coach duration9 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£39 (€44)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland

Coaches from Salzburg to Budapest cover the 279 miles (450 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £39, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Coach companies

FlixBus Salzburg – Budapest

Find the best coaches from Salzburg to Budapest with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from £32. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Find the perfect FlixBus coach from Salzburg to Budapest for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest FlixBus coach timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest coach from Salzburg to Budapest. You can also check relevant travel information for the FlixBus coach, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap FlixBus coach tickets online. You can expect to travel around 279 miles (450 km) on this trip and your FlixBus Salzburg to Budapest coach ticket can cost as little as £32 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Salzburg and Budapest in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official FlixBus coach tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

When you buy your FlixBus coach tickets between Salzburg and Budapest don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Salzburg to Budapest: Journey Details

Direct buses from Salzburg to Budapest are operated by Orange Ways Buses with infrequent departures throughout the week. Buses depart around noon, with a journey time of approximately 7 hours.

Taking the Bus from Salzburg

Buses from Salzburg to Budapest depart from the main train station, which is within an easy walking distance of the city centre. Salzburg's efficient transport network consists of StadtBus and PostBus services, as well as a new system of environmentally friendly trolleybuses, that depart frequently every hour. Night Express Buses operate at the weekend, and taxi ranks are located at the station.

Getting into Budapest by Bus

Budapest, the capital of Hungary, sits on the River Danube and offers visitors a lively atmosphere and historic attractions, as well as a music landscape ranging from classical music to nightclubs. Budapest's natural thermal baths also attract visitors to the city, which is sometimes known as the Paris of the East. The Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue have UNESCO World Heritage status, while the Royal Palace, The Fisherman's Bastion and the Citadella, with its views over the city, are also popular attractions. Buses from Salzburg to Budapest arrive at Budapest Nepliget Bus Station, which is close to the city centre and its main attractions. Budapest's transport network of Metro, trams and buses, includes a limited night service. A taxi rank is located at the entrance to Nepliget Bus Station.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by coach between Salzburg and Budapest?

Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Budapest, Hungary by coach is: Partially open.

Can I enter Hungary from Austria?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Salzburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

All travellers in Hungary must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach from Salzburg to Budapest as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by coach to Salzburg, Austria from Budapest, Hungary?

Return travel from Hungary to Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Salzburg from Budapest?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Budapest?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 17/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to Salzburg from Budapest.

How much does a cheap coach to Budapest from Salzburg cost?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Salzburg and Budapest for as low as £32  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Salzburg to Budapest on average?
If you’re looking to book your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Salzburg to Budapest coach price to come in at an average of £39  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Salzburg to Budapest?
The Salzburg to Budapest coach distance is approximately 279 miles (450 km).
How long is the coach between Salzburg and Budapest?
On average the Salzburg to Budapest coach time is 9 h 35 min  covering the 279 miles (450 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which coach station in Salzburg goes to Budapest? Which coach station do I come into Budapest from Salzburg?

Some of the Salzburg coach stations to Budapest you can start your journey from include Salzburg, Lastenstrasse, Salzburg, PR Süd and Salzburg, Rainerstraße (Austria Trend Hotel Europa). Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Budapest include Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Salzburg Hbf   and arriving in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Where is the departure coach station in Salzburg located? Where is the arrival coach station in Budapest located?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city centre.

Which coach companies can get me from Salzburg to Budapest?
For the best Salzburg to Budapest coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Eurolines Switzerland. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Salzburg and Budapest to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I buy a direct coach from Salzburg to Budapest?
Yes, there are direct coaches from Salzburg to Budapest, and you can find a direct coach for this route with BlaBlaCar  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
When is the earliest coach from Salzburg to Budapest? When is the last coach from Salzburg to Budapest?
If you prefer early morning coaches from Salzburg to Budapest, the first coach leaves at 04: 40. If you prefer late night coaches from Salzburg to Budapest, the last coach of the day leaves at 23: 25. Omio shows you the latest coach from Salzburg to Budapest schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I buy Salzburg Budapest coach tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy Salzburg to Budapest coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £39. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches from Salzburg to Budapest. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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