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There are 5 ways to get from Vienna Airport Station to Budapest by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1h 22m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

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Train via Budapest Déli Train Station  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Vienna Central Train Station to Budapest Déli Train Station Budapest Déli Train Station - Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna International Airport to Budapest Népliget bus station 912 / ...

Train  •  3h 35m

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

Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from Vienna Airport Station to Budapest 226.5 km

Vienna Airport Station to Budapest by bus

The bus journey time between Vienna Airport Station and Budapest is around 3h 10m and covers a distance of around 234 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. Operated by FlixBus and BKK, the Vienna Airport Station to Budapest bus service departs from Vienna International Airport and arrives in Deák Ferenc tér M. Typically 35 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

35 Weekly Buses
3h 10m Average Duration
5 946 Ft Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport Station to Budapest is to bus which costs €14 - €17 and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna Airport Station to Budapest is to fly which costs €40 - €250 and takes 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna Airport Station to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Vienna International Airport and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna Airport Station to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Wien and arriving at Budapest-Kelenfoeld via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Vienna Airport Station and Budapest is 198 km. The road distance is 226.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport Station to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 3h 10m and costs €14 - €17.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Vienna Airport Station to Budapest, including transfers.

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Vienna Airport Station to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna International Airport station.

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Vienna Airport Station to Budapest train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport Station to Budapest is to fly which takes 1h 22m and costs €40 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €17 and takes 3h 10m, you could also train, which costs €80 - €160 and takes 3h 35m.

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  • Distance: 197.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 22m

What companies run services between Vienna Airport Station, Austria and Budapest, Hungary?

Austrian Airlines flies from Vienna Airport Station to Budapest 3 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna International Airport to Budapest Népliget bus station 5 times a day. Tickets cost 5 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft and the journey takes 2h 51m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
48 000 Ft - 230 000 Ft
Train operators
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft
Website
oebb.at
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 Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
32 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna Central Train Station to Budapest Déli Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2 900 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 900 Ft - 4 200 Ft
1st Class
6 000 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Bus operators
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 Vienna International Airport to Budapest Népliget bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft
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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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Vienna Airport Station to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest Népliget bus station.

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Vienna Airport Station to Budapest train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Budapest-Kelenfoeld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna Airport Station to Budapest is 226 km. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Vienna Airport Station to Budapest.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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