There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Gyoer to Janoshaza
  3. Take the train from Janoshaza to Zalaegerszeg Re / ...

9 450 Ft - 13 173 Ft

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Bus, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Szombathely 725
  2. Take the train from Szombathely to Zalaszentivan Re

4 327 Ft - 6 867 Ft

3 alternative options

Train via Celldömölk  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Gyoer to Celldoemoelk Re
  3. Take the train from Celldoemoelk to Zalaegerszeg Re

9 450 Ft - 13 173 Ft

Bus  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Sasadi út to Zalaegerszeg Autóbuszállomás 1185 / ...

6 290 Ft - 10 405 Ft

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg 189.1 km

6 500 Ft - 10 000 Ft

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg is to bus and train which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Hbf and arriving at Zalaegerszeg Autóbuszállomás via Budapest Sasadi út. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Zalaegerszeg via Gyoer and Janoshaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 19m.

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The distance between Vienna and Zalaegerszeg is 156 km. The road distance is 189.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg without a car is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs 27€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg, including transfers.

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Vienna to Zalaegerszeg bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna, Hbf station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs 27€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 30€ and takes 7h 9m.

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  • Distance: 156.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 19m

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg via Gyoer and Janoshaza in around 5h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg via Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop and Budapest Sasadi út in around 7h 9m.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
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Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Gyoer to Janoshaza
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1 600 Ft - 1 900 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Janoshaza to Zalaegerszeg
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
900 Ft - 1 100 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Gyoer to Celldoemoelk
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 300 Ft - 1 600 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Celldoemoelk to Zalaegerszeg
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
1 200 Ft - 1 400 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szombathely to Zalaszentivan
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
900 Ft - 1 100 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
GySEV/Raaberbahn
Website
www2.gysev.hu
Train from Szombathely to Zalaszentivan
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
GySEV/Raaberbahn
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
2 600 Ft - 3 700 Ft
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Central Station to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4 700 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Vienna to Zalaegerszeg bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Zalaegerszeg Autóbuszállomás station.

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Vienna to Zalaegerszeg train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Zalaegerszeg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Zalaegerszeg is 189 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Vienna to Zalaegerszeg.

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There are 131+ hotels available in Zalaegerszeg. Prices start at 27 500 Ft per night.

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