There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Salzkammergut by train, bus, car, plane, shuttle or ferry

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Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) to Attnang-Puchheim Wb
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl R / ...

$105 - $193

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Train via Clark Ádám tér  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim Rj
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl R / ...

$130 - $197

Bus  •  9 h 12 min

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

$171 - $226

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Salzkammergut 331.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Budapest to Salzburg  •  7 h 6 min

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

$301 - $681

Train to Vienna, fly to Salzburg  •  5 h 36 min

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

$291 - $593

Fly Budapest to Vienna, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Vienna (VIE) BUD - VIE
  2. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to St.Pölten Hbf
  3. Take the train from St.Pölten Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl

$171 - $425

Fly Budapest to Munich, train  •  7 h 46 min

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

$244 - $484

Shuttle, ferry  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Hallstatt Eurobusways
  2. Take the ferry from Hallstatt Markt to Hallstatt Railway station

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The distance between Budapest and Salzkammergut is 416 km. The road distance is 530.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Salzkammergut without a car is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Budapest to Salzkammergut, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Salzkammergut is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 12 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Salzkammergut is 531 km. It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to drive from Budapest to Salzkammergut.

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LOT, Air Baltic, Finnair and four other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 876+ hotels available in Salzkammergut. Prices start at $70 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 .

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  • Distance: 260 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Salzkammergut via Wien Hbf, Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2), Attnang-Puchheim, and Bad Ischl in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to Salzkammergut 5 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
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 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
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
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 Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 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
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Riga
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
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
7 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $5,000
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 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from St.Pölten Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Sankt Pölten to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1-2 to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $27
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $8
Business
$13 - $15
Premium
$21 - $27
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 Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Ferry operators
Hallstättersee Schifffahrt
Phone
+43 6134 8228
Website
hallstattschifffahrt.at
Ferry from Hallstatt Markt to Hallstatt Railway station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
hallstattschifffahrt.at

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