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

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Train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$76 - $123

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Bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 902 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to St. Michael, St. Michael 162

$29 - $49

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Bus, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Graz
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Leoben Hbf Ic / ...

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Leoben 227 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Budapest to Vienna, train  •  5 h 40 min

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

$127 - $352

Fly Budapest to Graz, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Graz (GRZ) BUD - GRZ
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Leoben Hbf

$133 - $457

Train to Vienna, fly to Graz, train  •  6 h 34 min

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

$154 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Leoben is to bus which costs 7 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Leoben is to drive which costs 11 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Leoben. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Leoben Hbf via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Leoben is 297 km. The road distance is 363.2 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Leoben without a car is to train which takes 5 h 19 min and costs 20 000 Ft - 34 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Budapest to Leoben, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Leoben is to train which takes 5 h 19 min and costs 20 000 Ft - 34 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 6 h 37 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Leoben.
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  • Distance: 185.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Leoben, Styria, Austria?

You can take a train from Budapest to Leoben via Wien Hbf in around 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Leoben via Vienna, Vienna Erdberg, St. Michael, St. Michael, and St.Michael in Obersteiermark in around 6 h 37 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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 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
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 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Hbf to Leoben Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Leoben Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Wien HBF to Leoben Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Kelenföld to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to St. Michael, St. Michael
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
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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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Leoben is 363 km. It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to drive from Budapest to Leoben.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Leoben. Prices start at $56 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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