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There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Lech by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Langen am Arlberg Rj

$160 - $246

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Bus, train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße N391
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to St. Anton am Arlberg Rj / ...

$103 - $154

7 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to St. Anton am Arlberg Rj

$166 - $251

Night train  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bludenz En

$173 - $268

Drive  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Lech 530.9 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Budapest to Zurich, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zurich (ZRH) BUD - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Feldkirch
  3. Take the train from Feldkirch to Langen am Arlberg

$166 - $386

Fly Budapest to Stuttgart, train  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Stuttgart (STR) BUD - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Langen am Arlberg

$153 - $357

Fly Budapest to Munich, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Munich (MUC) BUD - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein
  3. Take the train from Kufstein to St. Anton am Arlberg

$178 - $409

Train to Vienna, fly to Altenrhein, train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Altenrhein (ACH) VIE - ACH
  3. Take the train from Rorschach to Buchs SG
  4. Take the train from Feldkirch to Langen am Arlberg

$263 - $1,191

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Lech is to drive which costs 27 000 Ft - 40 000 Ft and takes 8 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Lech is to drive which costs 27 000 Ft - 40 000 Ft and takes 8 h 22 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Lech is 671 km. The road distance is 849.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Lech without a car is to train which takes 9 h 20 min and costs 44 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 9 h 20 min to get from Budapest to Lech, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Lech is 849 km. It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to drive from Budapest to Lech.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 2162+ hotels available in Lech. Prices start at $80 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 350 Ft.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Lech.
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  • Distance: 419.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Lech via Wien Hbf and Langen am Arlberg in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Vienna to Altenrhein
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to St. Anton am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bludenz
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Langen am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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 Hbf to Langen am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to St. Anton am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Feldkirch to Langen am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to St. Anton am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Rorschach to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Rorschach to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Rorschach to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
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 Kelenföld to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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