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There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to St. Gilgen by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$170 - $232

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 29 min

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

$121 - $160

6 alternative options

Night train, train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Wels Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Bad Ischl Rex / ...

$147 - $215

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to St. Gilgen 334.3 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Budapest to Salzburg  •  5 h 57 min

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

$251 - $621

Train to Vienna, fly to Salzburg  •  5 h 18 min

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

$241 - $532

Fly Budapest to Vienna, train  •  6 h 28 min

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

$216 - $461

Fly Budapest to Munich, train  •  7 h 12 min

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

$194 - $424

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to St. Gilgen is to drive which costs 17 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to St. Gilgen is to drive which costs 17 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Budapest and St. Gilgen is 426 km. The road distance is 534.9 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to St. Gilgen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs 47 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Budapest to St. Gilgen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Budapest to St. Gilgen is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs 47 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 33 000 Ft - 46 000 Ft and takes 7 h 29 min, you could also fly, which costs 70 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft and takes 5 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to St. Gilgen is 535 km. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Budapest to St. Gilgen.

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Eurowings, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1049+ hotels available in St. Gilgen. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 266.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and St. Gilgen, Austria?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to St. Gilgen every 3 hours. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Budapest to St. Gilgen once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $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
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Wels Hbf to Bad Ischl
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs 350 Ft.

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