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There are 11 ways to get from Budapest to Krems by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee Ec / ...

147€ - 240€

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Bus  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Ljubljana 977 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Villach N880 / ...

45€ - 64€

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Train via Wiener Neustadt  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Sopron Ic
  2. Take the train from Wiener Neustadt Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee Ic / ...

64€ - 104€

Bus, train  •  13h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Klagenfurt
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee Ec / ...

49€ - 72€

Drive  •  5h 35m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Krems 326.6 miles

50€ - 80€

Fly Budapest to Klagenfurt, train  •  11h 14m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Klagenfurt (KLU) BUD - KLU
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Spittal-Millstaettersee

151€ - 378€

Fly Budapest to Salzburg, train  •  11h 13m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Salzburg (SZG) BUD - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee

150€ - 478€

Train to Vienna, fly to Klagenfurt, train  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  3. Take the train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Spittal-Millstaettersee

100€ - 363€

Train to Vienna, fly to Salzburg, train  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee

109€ - 403€

Fly Budapest to Vienna, train  •  11h

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee

148€ - 369€

Fly Budapest to Munich, train  •  11h 17m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Munich (MUC) BUD - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee

110€ - 338€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Krems is to bus and train which costs 15 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft and takes 13h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Krems is to drive which costs 16 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft and takes 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Krems. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Kremsbrücke Abzw Pleßnitz via Ljubljana, Villach Hbf and Spittal/Drau Zentrum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 33m.

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The distance between Budapest and Krems is 413 km. The road distance is 522.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Krems without a car is to train which takes 8h 26m and costs 47 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 8h 26m to get from Budapest to Krems, including transfers.

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Budapest to Krems bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Krems is to train which takes 8h 26m and costs 47 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft and takes 12h 33m.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Klagenfurt Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Krems.
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  • Distance: 257.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 26m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Krems, Kärnten, Austria?

You can take a train from Budapest to Krems via Salzburg Hbf and Spittal-Millstaettersee in around 8h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Krems via Ljubljana, Villach Hbf, and Spittal/Drau Zentrum in around 12h 33m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 800€
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 1100€
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 1100€
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290€ - 1100€
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Warsaw Chopin, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 1100€
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Warsaw Chopin, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 1100€
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday
Estimated price
280€ - 4400€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Train operators
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kelenfoeld to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 100€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wiener Neustadt Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

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
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wiener Neustadt Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 19€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 50€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Déli to Sopron
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
meridian-bob-brb.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
meridian-bob-brb.de
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from München Ost to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf.
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
17€ - 20€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Villach
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Krems is 523 km. It takes approximately 5h 35m to drive from Budapest to Krems.

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Lufthansa, LOT and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.

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There are 1221+ hotels available in Krems. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33m and costs 350 Ft.

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