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You can get from Budapest to Vienna by train, bus or flight.
To get from Budapest to Vienna on 20 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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Budapest, Hungary is around 240 kilometres from Vienna, in neighbouring Austria. Flying is the fastest method of transport, at just under an hour. The total journey time, including waiting time at the airport, is more or less the same by bus, train and plane. All flights, trains and buses leave from the main airport and stations in Budapest. Flights and trains arrive at Vienna's international airport and main railway station, while buses stop at various locations in the city.
Buses depart from Könyves Kálmán körút or Nyugati pályaudvar stations in Budapest. These routes terminate at Wien Stadion Center (Busbahnhof), Erdberg Busterminal or at Vienna Airport (Wien Schwechat-Flughafen). There are around 15 departures per day, all of which are direct journeys and take between 2 and 3.5 hours. Bus journeys on this route are offered by Flixbus, Berlin Linien Bus and Orange Ways.
Trains set off from Kelenfoeld or Keleti pályaudvar stations and arrive at Wien Westbahnhof. There is one departure every one to two hours throughout the day. High-speed railjet trains on the direct route take around 2.5 hours, while indirect trains can take three to four hours or longer. Reservations are required for many of these journeys. Trains on this route are run by ÖBB railjet and Hungarian State Railways.
All flights travel between Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and Vienna International Airport. Austrian Airlines operates three direct flights per day, which takes approximately 50 minutes. There are many indirect flight combinations, with a much longer total travel time. These flights require at least one change and are provided by Lufthansa, Air France and British Airways, among others.
Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Conditions of entry into Austria:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 16/06/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Vienna from Budapest.
Return travel to Budapest, Hungary from Austria is: Restricted.
Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
Requirements for reentering Hungary:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in Hungary to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Budapest, Hungary was last verified on 14/06/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Budapest from Vienna.
There are 2 ways to travel from Budapest to Vienna including taking a coach or train.
Vienna is approximately 133 miles (214 km) away from Budapest.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Budapest to Vienna:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Budapest to Vienna with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Vienna tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.
When planning your trip to Vienna from Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Budapest and Vienna online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Budapest to Vienna, which costs on average £9.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:
A coach is £260 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Budapest to Vienna costing on average £269.
A coach is about £5 less than a train, which costs on average £14 for this route.
The fastest way to get to Vienna from Budapest is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 38 min.
There are alternative travel options to Vienna that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Vienna by flight can take on average 4 h 15 min.
In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 50 min on average.
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