There are 6 ways to get from Sopron to Budapest by train, night train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Sopron to Wien Hbf Rex
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$65 - $97

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Mattersburg Bahnhof to Wien Hbf 1155
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér RegioJet

$33 - $40

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Train via Hegyeshalom  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Sopron to Parndorf Rex
  2. Take the train from Hegyeshalom to Kelenföld Rj / ...

$70 - $107

Train, night train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Sopron to Parndorf Rex
  2. Take the night train from Hegyeshalom to Kelenföld En / ...

$70 - $107

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Sopron to Budapest 130.7 miles

$23 - $35

Train, fly  •  4 h 23 min

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

$118 - $325

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The cheapest way to get from Sopron to Budapest is to drive which costs 6 000 Ft - 9 500 Ft and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sopron to Budapest is to drive which costs 6 000 Ft - 9 500 Ft and takes 2 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sopron to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Sopron and arriving at Kelenföld via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Sopron and Budapest is 185 km. The road distance is 209.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sopron to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 17 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Sopron to Budapest, including transfers.

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Sopron to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Sopron station.

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The best way to get from Sopron to Budapest is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 17 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 7 h.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Sopron to Budapest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Kelenföld station.

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  • Distance: 115.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Sopron, Hungary and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Sopron to Budapest via Wien Hbf in around 4 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sopron to Budapest via Mattersburg, Mattersburg Bahnhof, Wien Hbf, and Vienna, Hbf in around 7 h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Sopron to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Sopron to Parndorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hegyeshalom to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Hegyeshalom to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Yes, the driving distance between Sopron to Budapest is 209 km. It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to drive from Sopron to Budapest.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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