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Duration 2h 24m
Distance 243.2 km
Average price 13€
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Budapest and Vienna takes 2h 24m and the fastest train takes 2h 23m. The train service runs several times per day from Budapest to Vienna. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Budapest-Kelenfoeld
  2. Vienna
2h 31m
11€ - 14€

Budapest to Vienna train times

Trains run four times a day between Budapest and Vienna. The earliest departure is at 05:55 in the morning, and the last departure from Budapest is at 17:55 which arrives into Vienna at 20:18. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 2h 24m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Budapest to Vienna? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Kelenfoeld and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 31m.

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The distance between Budapest and Vienna is 214 km. The road distance is 243.2 km.

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Budapest to Vienna train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Kelenfoeld station.

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Budapest to Vienna train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Budapest and Vienna?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 11€ - 14€ and the journey takes 2h 31m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 18€

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