The cheapest buses from Vienna to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£8

Average

£8

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 Vienna to Budapest will cost around £ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 8.

Cheapest
13:30Vienna2h50 16:20Budapest
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£81One-way
Cheapest
19:30Vienna2h50 22:20Budapest
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£81One-way

Timetable Vienna to Budapest

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13:30Vienna2h50 16:20Budapest
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19:30Vienna2h50 22:20Budapest
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Sun
17 Oct
£17RegioJet a.s.
£17RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£314Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
18 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£263Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
19 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£263Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
20 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£225Eurowings Europe
Thu
21 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£128Eurowings
Fri
22 Oct
£11RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£261Austrian Airlines
Sat
23 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
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Sun
24 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£221Austrian Airlines
Mon
25 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£165Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
26 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£165Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
27 Oct
£10RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£164Austrian Airlines
Thu
28 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£110Eurowings Europe
Fri
29 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£110Eurowings
Sat
30 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£195Swiss
Sun
31 Oct
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8RegioJet a. s. (RJ_SK)
£110Eurowings
Mon
1 Nov
£8RegioJet a.s.
£9Flixbus
£170Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8Flixbus
£94Austrian Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8Flixbus
£94Swiss
Thu
4 Nov
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8Flixbus
£96Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8Flixbus
£94Swiss
Sat
6 Nov
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8Flixbus
£94Austrian Airlines

The fastest buses from Vienna to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 50 m

Average

2 h 50 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

214 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Vienna for Budapest every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 214 km distance in an average of 2 h 50 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 2 h 50 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.

2nd Fastest
13:30Vienna2h50 16:20Budapest
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£81One-way
2nd Fastest
19:30Vienna2h50 22:20Budapest
0 changes
£81One-way

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Coach Information to Budapest from Vienna

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€10)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Eurolines France, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Arda Tur or Karat-S

Coaches from Vienna to Budapest cover the 133 miles (214 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Eurolines France, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Arda Tur or Karat-S. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £8, but the average price of coach tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Coach companies

Student Agency and FlixBus Vienna – Budapest

Student Agency and FlixBus coaches will get you between Vienna and Budapest from £8. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next coach from Vienna to Budapest: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.

Find cheap tickets for Student Agency coaches between Vienna and Budapest on Omio. Omio can help you find the best coach deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Vienna to Budapest coach timetable from Student Agency, the latest coach ticket offers available and other travel information for the 133 miles (214 km) trip from Vienna to Budapest, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for coaches between Vienna and Budapest in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Student Agency coaches available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the Student Agency coach timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Budapest from Vienna and then book a cheap coach with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming coach between Vienna and Budapest with Student Agency!

    Buses from Vienna to Budapest

    There are more than 20 buses a day covering the route between Vienna and Budapest. Trip duration is approximately three hours, and the majority of buses are run by Flixbus, which has hourly departures starting at 5:00 a.m. and ending at 8:00 p.m., with an additional overnight service that departs after midnight and takes eight hours due to a transfer in Bratislava. Eurolines also covers this route three times per week with a direct coach that departs just before 9:00 a.m. and takes approximately four hours to reach Budapest.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Vienna to Budapest?

    Departure Station: Buses from Vienna to Budapest depart from Vienna Erdberg Station which is 3.5 miles away from the historic centre. Erdberg is also an underground station, and is only seven stops away from the downtown area.

    Arrival Station: Buses from Vienna to Budapest arrive at Nepliget Bus Station, located east of the Danube and a 30-minute walk away from the Parliament and main tourist district. Underground trains travel to the city centre in approximately 20 minutes.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Vienna to Budapest
    Take the bus 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 Vienna to Budapest.
    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by coach between Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary allowed?

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

    Is international entry into Budapest from Vienna restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • 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?

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 10/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Budapest from Vienna closer to your date of departure here.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to Austria from Budapest, Hungary?

    Return travel from Hungary to Austria is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Vienna 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 Vienna, 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 13/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to Vienna from Budapest.

    What is the cost of cheap coaches from Vienna to Budapest?
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Vienna to Budapest for the next 7 days starting from £8  one way.
    What is the average price of coach tickets between Vienna and Budapest?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Vienna and Budapest is £9  one way.
    What is the distance to Budapest from Vienna via coach?
    The distance to Budapest from Vienna by coach is approximately 133 miles (214 km).
    How long is the coach journey from Vienna to Budapest?
    On average the coach from Vienna to Budapest duration is 2 h 50 min  for the 133 miles (214 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    What station does the Vienna to Budapest coach leave from? Which Budapest coach station do I come into from Vienna?

    When taking a coach from Vienna, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB), Wien, Hauptbahnhof Wiedner Gürtel/Laxenburger Straße (International Busterminal) and Wien, Hauptbahnhof. When you arrive in Budapest, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti), Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Clark Ádám Tér.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Wien Westbahnhof   to Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

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

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 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 take me from Vienna to Budapest?
    If you're looking for coaches from Vienna to Budapest, you can rely on Flixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Eurolines France, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Arda Tur or Karat-S to get you to Budapest. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Vienna to Budapest route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Is there a direct coach from Vienna to Budapest?
    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Vienna to Budapest on Omio with Flixbus or RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your coach ticket.
    When does the first coach depart from Vienna to Budapest? When does the last coach depart from Vienna to Budapest?
    The first Vienna to Budapest coach departs at 05: 45   and the last coach from Vienna to Budapest leaves at 18: 30. Check out the most up-to-date Vienna to Budapest coach times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How far in advance should I purchase coach tickets from Vienna to Budapest for the best deals?
    You can find a coach to Budapest from Vienna to cost on average £9 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Vienna to Budapest coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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