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

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Fly  •  45 min

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

$95 - $290

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Bus, night bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy RegioJet
  2. Take the night bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2 RegioJet

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

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

$14 - $24

Train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$60 - $89

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest Airport (BUD) 161.4 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to bus and night bus which costs 9€ - 12€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Airport and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Airport. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Budapest Airport (BUD) is 216 km. The road distance is 258.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest Airport (BUD) without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 12€ - 20€.

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It takes approximately 45 min to fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD), including transfers and time at the airport.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to fly which takes 45 min and costs 80€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 3 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 26 min.

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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 Airport (BUD) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Airport station.

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  • Distance: 134.9 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

Austrian Airlines flies from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest Airport (BUD) 3 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest Airport (BUD) once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 10 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 Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
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 Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Night bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest Airport (BUD) is 258 km. It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest Airport (BUD).

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest Airport (BUD) bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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