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There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Pécs by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Kelenföld  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Szazhalombatta to Pecs Ic

$60 - $88

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Bus, train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Szombathely 725
  2. Take the train from Szombathely to Pecs R

$22 - $36

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Sopron Rex
  2. Take the train from Sopron to Pecs R

$79 - $117

Bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 902 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Pécs 1134

$25 - $39

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Pécs 264.8 miles

$45 - $75

Fly, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD
  2. Take the train from Szazhalombatta to Pecs

$121 - $323

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Pécs is to bus and train which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Pécs is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Pécs. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Pécs via Budapest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Pécs. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Pecs via Kelenföld and Szazhalombatta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Pécs is 275 km. The road distance is 423.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Pécs without a car is to train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Vienna to Pécs, including transfers.

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Vienna to Pécs bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Pécs is to train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 171.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Pécs, Hungary?

You can take a train from Vienna to Pécs via Kelenföld and Szazhalombatta in around 6 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Pécs via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Budapest in around 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
46 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Train from Wien Hbf to Sopron
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szazhalombatta to Pecs
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szombathely to Pecs
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Sopron to Pecs
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
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, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 to Pécs bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Pécs station.

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Vienna to Pécs train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Pecs station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Pécs is 424 km. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Vienna to Pécs.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 292+ hotels available in Pécs. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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