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Train Information to Budapest from Salzburg

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price£42 (€48)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | S-Bahn

Trains from Salzburg to Budapest cover the 279 miles (450 km) long route taking on average 5 h 34 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £37, but the average price of train tickets is £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Train companies

Train from Salzburg to Budapest with ÖBB

Find the best trains from Salzburg to Budapest with Omio's travel partners ÖBB from £37. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

ÖBB

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Salzburg to Budapest by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train from Salzburg to Budapest, check Omio for ÖBB trains offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 279 miles (450 km) route between Salzburg and Budapest, Omio makes it easier than ever to find ÖBB trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current ÖBB train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Salzburg and Budapest as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your ÖBB train on Omio. If you search for trains from Salzburg to Budapest in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the ÖBB tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for ÖBB trains from Salzburg to Budapest starting at £37, buy your official ÖBB tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by ÖBB when booking your train tickets from Salzburg to Budapest due to the coronavirus:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
      • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
      • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Salzburg to Budapest
    Travel by train 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 Salzburg to Budapest.
    FAQs
    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Budapest from Salzburg?

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

    What is the status of international entry into Hungary from Austria?

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

    Do I need to self-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?

    When travelling in Hungary, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Budapest from Salzburg before travelling.

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

    The restriction level for your return train to Salzburg, Austria from Budapest is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Salzburg from Budapest restricted?

    International entry 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?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Salzburg from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

    How much do cheap train tickets between Salzburg and Budapest cost?
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Salzburg and Budapest for the next 7 days starting from £37  one way.
    What is the average price of train tickets to Budapest from Salzburg?
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Salzburg to Budapest train to cost on average £42  one way.
    What is the distance from Salzburg to Budapest by train?
    You should expect to travel around 279 miles (450 km)  between Salzburg and Budapest by train.
    What is the average Salzburg to Budapest train duration?
    The Salzburg to Budapest train duration is on average 5 h 34 min, which is to be expected when travelling 279 miles (450 km) between Salzburg and Budapest. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
    What station does the Salzburg to Budapest train leave from? Which Budapest train station do I come into from Salzburg?

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Salzburg Hbf   and arriving in Budapest-Déli.

    Where is the train station in Salzburg? Where is the train station in Budapest?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Salzburg Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Salzburg.

    The most popular arrival train station, Budapest-Déli, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Budapest.

    Which train providers can take me to Budapest from Salzburg?
    For the best Salzburg to Budapest train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | S-Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Salzburg to Budapest to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Are there any Salzburg to Budapest direct train services?
    Yes, there are 6 direct trains between Salzburg and Budapest per day with ÖBB  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
    How many train services are there to Budapest from Salzburg a day?
    On average, there are 6 trains a day from Salzburg to Budapest. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When can I take the first train from Salzburg to Budapest? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The first train from Salzburg to Budapest leaves at 12: 38   and the last train for this leaves at 17: 08. Omio shows you the latest train from Salzburg to Budapest times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    How early should I purchase train tickets between Salzburg and Budapest to score the best deals?
    If you book a train ticket from Salzburg to Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £42 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Salzburg and Budapest are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Salzburg
    Budapest
    The major railway station for departures from Salzburg is Salzburg Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Salzburg Hbf for your trip from Salzburg to Budapest.