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There are 9 ways to get from Hungary to Salzburg by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$91 - $141

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Rideshare  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Salzburg 342.3 miles

$27

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 30m

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

$31 - $56

Night train  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the night train from Kelenföld to Salzburg Hbf En

$86 - $131

Drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Salzburg 342 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Budapest to Salzburg  •  5h 57m

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

$143 - $483

Fly Debrecen to Munich, train  •  4h 48m

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

$101 - $358

Fly Budapest to Munich, train  •  7h 11m

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

$103 - $313

Train to Vienna, fly to Salzburg  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Vac to Bratislava hl.st.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG

$112 - $358

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hungary to Salzburg is to rideshare which costs 7 406 Ft and takes 6h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Hungary to Salzburg is to fly and train which costs 28 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hungary to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Sánc utca and arriving at Salzburg, Salzburg South via Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Hungary and Salzburg is 490 km. The road distance is 547.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hungary to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs 25 000 Ft - 40 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Hungary to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Hungary to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Hungary to Salzburg is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs 25 000 Ft - 40 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8 500 Ft - 16 000 Ft and takes 8h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 40 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft and takes 5h 57m.

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

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Hungary to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Salzburg, Salzburg South station.

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Map of how to get from Hungary to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 306.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between Hungary and Salzburg, Austria?

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

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Debrecen to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Budapest to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
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
4h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Vac to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Kelenföld to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Hungary to Salzburg is 547 km. It takes approximately 5h 4m to drive from Hungary to Salzburg.

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

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There are 1258+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hungary and Salzburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Hungary to Debrecen Airport is to taxi which takes 7m and costs 1 700 Ft - 2 200 Ft.

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