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There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 1m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$108 - $303

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Bus Ecolines  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Budapest Népliget

$11 - $17

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Train  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$53 - $74

Bus FlixBus  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 902 / ...

$13 - $23

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD) 171.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to bus which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 4h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to fly which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 2h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD). However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Budapest Airport via Budapest Nepliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.

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The distance between Vienna and Budapest Airport (BUD) is 232 km. The road distance is 274.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD) without a car is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs 45€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2h 1m to get from Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD), including transfers.

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Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to fly which takes 2h 1m and costs 90€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 3h 13m, you could also bus, which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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  • Distance: 145.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 1m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Budapest Airport (BUD), Hungary?

Austrian Airlines and Air Algérie fly from Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD) hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD) is 275 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Vienna to Budapest Airport (BUD).

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Air Algérie and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4471+ hotels available in Budapest Airport (BUD). Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 11€.

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