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There are 10 ways to get from Budapest to Krems by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee Ec / ...

$177 - $252

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Bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Ljubljana 403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Villach 954

$106 - $156

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Train via Wiener Neustadt Hbf  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Sopron Ic
  2. Take the train from Wiener Neustadt Hbf to Unzmarkt Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Unzmarkt to Madling R

$157 - $213

Bus, train  •  11 h 38 min

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

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Krems 328.9 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Budapest to Klagenfurt, train  •  7 h 42 min

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

$230 - $508

Train to Vienna, fly to Klagenfurt, train  •  7 h 19 min

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

$210 - $489

Fly Budapest to Salzburg, train  •  9 h 24 min

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

$228 - $601

Train to Vienna, fly to Salzburg, train  •  8 h 41 min

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

$218 - $512

Fly Budapest to Munich, train  •  10 h 23 min

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

$201 - $444

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Krems is to drive which costs 17 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Krems is to drive which costs 17 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Krems is 413 km. The road distance is 526.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Krems without a car is to train which takes 8 h 26 min and costs 49 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Krems is to train which takes 8 h 26 min and costs 49 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft and takes 11 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Klagenfurt Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Krems is 526 km. It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to drive from Budapest to Krems.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Budapest Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.

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There are 1062+ hotels available in Krems. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 257.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 26 min

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-Millstättersee in around 8 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Krems via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Ljubljana, Villach, Villach Hbf, and Spittal-Millstättersee in around 11 h 29 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wiener Neustadt Hbf to Unzmarkt
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Unzmarkt to Madling
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
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 Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Villach
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk

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

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