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There are 8 ways to get from Villach to Budapest by train, bus, night train, car, shuttle or plane

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Train  •  7 h 32 min

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

$98 - $154

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Bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Villach to Ljubljana 954
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 977

$32 - $55

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Train via Györ  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Wiener Neustadt Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Sopron to Györ R / ...
  3. Take the train from Györ to Budapest-Déli R / ...

$62 - $98

Night train, bus  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the night train from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Wien Hauptbahnhof Nj 1234
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop RegioJet

$43 - $56

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Villach to Budapest 319.8 miles

$55 - $85

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Villach to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Budapest (BUD) LJU - BUD

$149 - $524

Fly from Klagenfurt  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Budapest (BUD) KLU - BUD

$161 - $416

Train to Vienna, fly  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$151 - $382

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The cheapest way to get from Villach to Budapest is to night train and bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Villach to Budapest is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 5 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Villach to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Villach and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Villach to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Villach Hbf and arriving at Kelenföld via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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The distance between Villach and Budapest is 405 km. The road distance is 511.6 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 7 h 32 min and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Villach to Budapest, including transfers.

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Villach to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Villach station.

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Villach to Budapest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Villach Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Villach to Budapest is to train which takes 7 h 32 min and costs 85€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 13 min, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 370€ and takes 8 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 253 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

What companies run services between Villach, Austria and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Villach to Budapest via Wien Hbf in around 7 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villach to Budapest via Ljubljana in around 9 h 13 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Klagenfurt to Budapest via Vienna, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
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 Villach Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
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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Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Wiener Neustadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Sopron to Györ
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Györ to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Wien Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
nightjet.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 Villach to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
regiojet.com
Touristik Kärnten Transfer
Phone
+43 660 9030012
Email
office@touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Website
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Shuttle from Villach to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Villach to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Villach to Budapest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Budapest is 512 km. It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to drive from Villach to Budapest.

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Brussels Airlines, Swiss, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Villach to Budapest train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Villach to Budapest bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 4407+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Villach to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h and costs 45€.

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