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

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Fly  •  1 h 33 min

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

$97 - $288

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Bus RegioJet  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér RegioJet

$10 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 962

$15 - $24

Train  •  3 h 25 min

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

$57 - $86

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest 141.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest is to bus which costs 8€ - 11€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Wien and arriving at Kelenföld via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Budapest is 198 km. The road distance is 226.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs 13€ - 21€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest, including transfers.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna Airport station.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest is to fly which takes 1 h 33 min and costs 80€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 21€ and takes 3 h, you could also train, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 25 min.

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  • Distance: 123.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

What companies run services between Vienna Airport (VIE), Austria and Budapest, Hungary?

Austrian Airlines flies from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest 3 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
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 Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 Vienna Airport to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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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 (VIE) to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest is 227 km. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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