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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 33 min

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

$97 - $288

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér Rj / ...

$10 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h

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

$15 - $35

Train  •  3 h 35 min

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

$57 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

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

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest is to bus which costs 8€ - 22€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

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

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The distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Budapest is 198 km. The road distance is 227 km.

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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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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 35 min.

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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 every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Eurolines HU also services this route every 4 hours.

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 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.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.

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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Vienna Airport to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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