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There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Semmering Pass by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Semmering Rj / ...

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Bus, train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Semmering Rj / ...

Train via Bruck an der Leitha  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Bruck/Leitha Ic
  2. Take the train from Bruck/Leitha to Semmering 7788

Drive  •  2h 56m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Semmering Pass 296.4 km

Fly to Vienna, train  •  4h 56m

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

Fly to Graz, train  •  7h 40m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Semmering Pass is to train via Bruck an der Leitha which costs 5 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft and takes 5h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Semmering Pass is to drive which costs 21 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Semmering Pass. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Kelenfoeld and arriving at Semmering via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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It is 241 km from Budapest to Semmering Pass. It is approximately 296.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Semmering Pass without a car is to train which takes 4h 30m and costs 4 400 Ft - 28 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Budapest to Semmering Pass, including transfers.

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Budapest to Semmering Pass train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Kelenfoeld station.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Budapest to Semmering Pass train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Semmering station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Semmering Pass is 296 km. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Budapest to Semmering Pass.

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  • Distance: 241.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

You can take a train from Budapest to Semmering Pass via Wien Hbf in around 4h 30m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Flights from Budapest to Graz via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €22
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€14 - €22
Train from Budapest-Deli to Bruck/Leitha
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €19
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€12 - €19
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
Railjet
Train from Graz Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
oebb.at
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Business
€7 - €9
1st Class
€7 - €9
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Graz Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Graz Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Bruck/Leitha to Semmering
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€6 - €10
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest Kelenföld bus station to Vienna Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Budapest Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Semmering Pass. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 31 min and costs 900 Ft.

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