There are 10 ways to get from Budapest to Zell am See by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train via Salzburg Hbf  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See Rex

$106 - $162

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Bus, train  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Salzburg, Salzburg South N391
  2. Take the train from Hallein to Zell am See Rex

$45 - $79

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Train  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zell am See En

$101 - $161

Drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Zell am See 390 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Budapest to Salzburg, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Salzburg (SZG) BUD - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See

$157 - $507

Train to Vienna, fly to Salzburg, train  •  7 h 45 min

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

$147 - $418

Fly Budapest to Munich, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Munich (MUC) BUD - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein
  3. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Zell am See

$129 - $344

Fly Budapest to Vienna, train  •  8 h 33 min

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

$152 - $387

Fly Budapest to Innsbruck, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Innsbruck (INN) BUD - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wörgl Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Zell am See

$172 - $454

Shuttle, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Salzburg Eurobusways
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See Rex

$82 - $177

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Zell am See. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Zell am See via Wien Hbf and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Zell am See is 470 km. The road distance is 624 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Zell am See without a car is to train which takes 8 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Budapest to Zell am See, including transfers.

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Budapest to Zell am See train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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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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Budapest to Zell am See train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zell am See station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Zell am See is 624 km. It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to drive from Budapest to Zell am See.

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

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  • Distance: 293.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Zell am See, Austria?

You can take a train from Budapest to Zell am See via Wien Hbf and Salzburg Hbf in around 8 h 6 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Budapest to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $500
Flights from Budapest to Innsbruck via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $500
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 Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Budapest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $490
Flights from Budapest to Innsbruck via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $500
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
Flights from Budapest to Innsbruck via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $490
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 Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Hallein to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
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.

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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 Salzburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There are 2065+ hotels available in Zell am See. Prices start at $78 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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