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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  45 min

  1. VIE - BUD

$95 - $290

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Rj
  2. Rj

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. N963 / ...

$14 - $24

Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Rj / ...

$60 - $89

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. 161.4 miles

$29 - $45

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) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 5 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)
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
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 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Budapešť, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Budapest Airport (BUD) is 216 km. The road distance is 258 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Budapest Airport (BUD) is to bus which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Airport and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Airport. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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