There are 10 ways to get from Budapest to Salzburg by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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

German Railways (DB) operates a train from Budapest to Salzburg every 2 hours. Tickets cost $95 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, Orange Ways operates a bus from Budapest to Salzburg once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Linz via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Munich
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna
Avg. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Linz via Vienna
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Avg. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Avg. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Avg. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Avg. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Rotterdam
Avg. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Istanbul
Avg. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Brussels
Avg. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Linz via London Stansted
Avg. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Avg. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
Orange Ways
Phone
+3670-400-4874
Email
info@orw.hu
Website
orangeways.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Salzburg
Avg. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
orangeways.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Salzburg
Avg. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Budapest to Salzburg?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Salzburg is to rideshare which costs 7 162 Ft and takes 6 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Budapest to Salzburg?

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Salzburg is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs 31 000 Ft.

Is there a direct train between Budapest and Salzburg?

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

Is there a direct bus between Budapest and Salzburg?

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

How long does it take to get from Budapest to Salzburg?

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