There are 10 ways to get from Budapest to Salzburg by train, bus, night train, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$90 - $140

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Salzburg 342.3 miles

$27

8 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Salzburg, Salzburg South N391

$31 - $56

Night train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the night train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf En

$86 - $141

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Salzburg 342 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Budapest to Salzburg  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Salzburg (SZG) BUD - SZG

$141 - $481

Fly Budapest to Linz, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Linz (LNZ) BUD - LNZ
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$121 - $437

Fly Budapest to Munich, train  •  6 h 41 min

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

$119 - $324

Train to Vienna, fly to Salzburg  •  5 h 4 min

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

$132 - $393

Fly Budapest to Vienna, train  •  5 h 57 min

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

$141 - $361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Salzburg is to rideshare which costs 7 448 Ft and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Salzburg is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs 25 000 Ft - 38 000 Ft.

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The distance between Budapest and Salzburg is 450 km. The road distance is 547 km.

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The train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf takes 4 h 57 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Salzburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Salzburg once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Linz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $5,000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Wels to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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