There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Graz by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Graz Rj / ...

$79 - $121

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport 902 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Graz, Graz X96

$25 - $43

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Bus Slovak Lines  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Graz

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Graz 216 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Budapest to Graz  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Graz (GRZ) BUD - GRZ

$120 - $431

Fly Budapest to Vienna, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Graz Hbf

$126 - $341

Train to Vienna, fly to Graz  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ

$140 - $382

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Graz. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Graz, Graz via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Vienna Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Graz. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Graz via Wien Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Graz is 275 km. The road distance is 345.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Graz without a car is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Budapest to Graz, including transfers.

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Budapest to Graz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Graz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Graz is to train which takes 5 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 11 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Graz Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Graz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Graz, Graz station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Graz.
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  • Distance: 171.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Graz, Austria?

You can take a train from Budapest to Graz via Wien Hbf and Wien Hauptbahnhof in around 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Graz via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Vienna Airport in around 7 h 11 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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 Hauptbahnhof to Graz
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Graz, Graz
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Graz
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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Budapest to Graz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Graz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Graz is 346 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Budapest to Graz.

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KLM, Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Graz Airport.

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There are 310+ hotels available in Graz. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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