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Duration 2h 20m
Distance 243 km
Average price 15 000 Ft
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The train between Vienna and Budapest takes 2h 20m. The train service runs several times per day from Vienna to Budapest. 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. Wien Hbf
  2. Budapest
2h 22m
12 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Vienna to Budapest? 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 Wien Hbf and arriving at Kelenfoeld. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Vienna and Budapest is 214 km. The road distance is 243 km.

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Vienna to Budapest train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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Vienna to Budapest train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Kelenfoeld station.

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There are 3417+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 30 000 Ft per night.

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What companies run services between Vienna and Budapest?

Railjet operates a train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld twice daily. Tickets cost 12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft and the journey takes 2h 22m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Railjet
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft

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 Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft

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