There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Salzkammergut by train, bus, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to St.Pölten Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Sankt Pölten to Attnang-Puchheim
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl Rex

$129 - $177

6 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Salzburg

$170 - $211

Night train, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the night train from Kelenföld to Wels Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Bad Ischl Rex

$135 - $194

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Salzkammergut 331.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly from Budapest  •  7 h 6 min

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

$311 - $691

Bus to Vienna, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG

$255 - $561

Shuttle  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Hallstatt Eurobusways

$166 - $271

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Salzkammergut via St.Pölten Hbf, Sankt Pölten, Attnang-Puchheim, and Bad Ischl in around 6 h 42 min. Alternatively, Orange Ways operates a bus from Budapest to Salzkammergut once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $40 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 Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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 Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
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
5 h 55 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
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Kelenföld to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Sankt Pölten to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Sankt Pölten to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Bad Ischl
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wels Hbf to Bad Ischl
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Orange Ways
Phone
+3670-400-4874
Email
info@orw.hu
Website
orangeways.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
orangeways.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Budapest Népliget aut.áll. to Wien Flughafen Schwechat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$9 - $12
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
$70 - $150
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Budapest to Salzkammergut?

The distance between Budapest and Salzkammergut is 416 km. The road distance is 531 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Salzkammergut is to drive which costs 15 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft and takes 5 h 11 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Salzkammergut is to drive which takes 5 h 11 min and costs 15 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Budapest to Salzkammergut, including transfers.