Cheap bus tickets from Vienna to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

£9

Average

£12

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 £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.

Cheapest
10:50Vienna5h25 16:15Budapest
1 changes
£91One-way
Cheapest
10:50Vienna5h45 16:35Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 changes
£91One-way
22:50Vienna6h55 05:45Budapest
1 changes
£121One-way
22:50Vienna7h15 06:05Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 changes
£121One-way
21:10Wien, Stadion Center2h35 23:45Budapest, Népliget FTC Stadion
0 changes
£181One-way

Bus Timetable Vienna to Budapest

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10:50Vienna5h25 16:15Budapest
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10:50Vienna5h45 16:35Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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21:10Wien, Stadion Center2h35 23:45Budapest, Népliget FTC Stadion
0 changes
22:50Vienna6h55 05:45Budapest
0 changes
22:50Vienna7h15 06:05Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
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Fri
20 May
£12RegioJet a.s.
£9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£574Austrian Airlines
Sat
21 May
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£149Austrian Airlines
Sun
22 May
£10RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£129Eurowings
Mon
23 May
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£93Air Baltic
Tue
24 May
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£93Eurowings
Wed
25 May
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£149Austrian Airlines
Thu
26 May
£10RegioJet a.s.
£7Flixbus
£149Austrian Airlines
Fri
27 May
£12RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£93Tuifly
Sat
28 May
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Sun
29 May
£9RegioJet a.s.
£7Flixbus
£117Austrian Airlines
Mon
30 May
£8RegioJet a.s.
£7Flixbus
£108Austrian Airlines
Tue
31 May
£8RegioJet a.s.
£7Flixbus
£111Eurowings
Wed
1 Jun
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£117Austrian Airlines
Thu
2 Jun
£9RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£117Austrian Airlines
Fri
3 Jun
£11RegioJet a.s.
£9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£149Austrian Airlines
Sat
4 Jun
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£149Austrian Airlines
Sun
5 Jun
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£95Austrian Airlines
Mon
6 Jun
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£226Air Baltic
Tue
7 Jun
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£96Austrian Airlines
Wed
8 Jun
£8RegioJet a.s.
£8STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£96Austrian Airlines

Bus times from Vienna to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 35 m

Average

5 h 35 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

214 km

Of the 5 buses that leave Vienna for Budapest every day 1 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 5 h 35 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 35 m .

The slowest buses will take 7 h 15 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.

Fastest
21:10Wien, Stadion Center2h35 23:45Budapest, Népliget FTC Stadion
0 changes
£181One-way
10:50Vienna5h25 16:15Budapest
1 changes
£91One-way
10:50Vienna5h45 16:35Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 changes
£91One-way
22:50Vienna6h55 05:45Budapest
1 changes
£121One-way
22:50Vienna7h15 06:05Budapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar
1 changes
£121One-way

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Overview: Coach from Vienna to Budapest

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€10)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesRegioJet, Infobus, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Karat-S, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Flixbus, Euroclub or Arda Tur

Coaches from Vienna to Budapest cover the 133 miles (214 km) long route taking on average 5 h 45 min with our travel partners like RegioJet, Infobus, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Karat-S, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Flixbus, Euroclub or Arda Tur. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route 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, Népliget.

Coach companies: Student Agency and FlixBus Vienna to Budapest

For as little as £8 you can travel by coach between Vienna and Budapest with Student Agency and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Student Agency
FlixBus

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy route from Vienna to Budapest with Student Agency! As an official travel partner of Student Agency, Omio can help you search current coach timetables from Student Agency, compare the best routes from Vienna to Budapest as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Student Agency Vienna to Budapest coach ticket available today. If you search for Student Agency tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the coach station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way coach between Vienna and Budapest on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 133 miles (214 km) journey to Budapest from Vienna with ease and comfort on a coach 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: Coach to Budapest from Vienna

    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

    What are the travel restrictions for Budapest, Hungary if I'm coming from Vienna, Austria by coach?

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

    Is international entry into Budapest from Vienna restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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: Recommended

    The above information was last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach from Vienna to Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Budapest, Hungary to Vienna, Austria?

    Return travel from Hungary to Austria is: Fully open.

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

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

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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 16/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your coach to Vienna from Budapest.

    How much do cheap coaches from Vienna to Budapest cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches between Vienna and Budapest to cost as little as £8  in the next 7 days.

    What is the average price of coach tickets to Budapest from Vienna?

    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Budapest from Vienna is £9  one way.

    What is the distance between Vienna and Budapest by coach?

    The distance between Vienna and Budapest by coach is approximately 133 miles (214 km).

    What is the average Vienna to Budapest coach duration?

    On average the Vienna to Budapest coach time is 5 h 45 min  covering the 133 miles (214 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    When travelling by coach from Vienna to Budapest, which coach station in Vienna do I depart from and which coach station in Budapest do I arrive in?

    When taking the coach to Budapest from Vienna, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB), Wien, Hauptbahnhof Wiedner Gürtel/Laxenburger Straße (International Busterminal) and Wien, Hauptbahnhof. Your route can end in coach stations such as Budapest, Népliget, Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Wien Westbahnhof   and arrive in Budapest, Népliget.

    Where is the Vienna coach station located? Where is the Budapest coach station located?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof, which is located around 4.2 miles (6.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Budapest, Népliget, located 5.2 miles (8.4 km) away from the city centre.

    Which coach companies can get me from Vienna to Budapest?

    Take the Vienna to Budapest coach with RegioJet, Infobus, RegioJet a. S. (RJ_SK), Eurolines Switzerland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Karat-S, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Nomago, Flixbus, Euroclub or Arda Tur. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey from Vienna to Budapest as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Can I purchase a direct coach from Vienna to Budapest?

    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Vienna to Budapest on Omio with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus or Arda Tur, 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 buy your coach ticket.

    When can I take the first coach from Vienna to Budapest? When can I take the last coach for the day?

    The first Vienna to Budapest coach departs at 08: 50   and the last coach from Vienna to Budapest leaves at 22: 45. 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 early should I book Vienna to Budapest coach tickets to get 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Vienna to Budapest coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.