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There are 4 ways to get from Westbahnhof to Budapest by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Vienna Hbf to Budapest Kelenfold Train Station RegioJet RJ 1035 / ...

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Bus  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Wien Hbf to Budapest Kelenföld bus station 902 / ...

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Westbahnhof to Budapest 246.6 km

Subway, fly  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the subway from Westbahnhof to Landstraße
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

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The cheapest way to get from Westbahnhof to Budapest is to train which costs €13 - €17 and takes 3h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Westbahnhof to Budapest is to drive which takes 2h 23m and costs €40 - €65.

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No, there is no direct bus from Westbahnhof to Budapest station. However, there are services departing from Esterházygasse and arriving at Budapest Kelenföld bus station via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Westbahnhof to Budapest station. However, there are services departing from Westbahnhof S+U and arriving at Budapest Kelenfold Train Station via Vienna Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Westbahnhof and Budapest is 216 km. The road distance is 246.6 km.

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The best way to get from Westbahnhof to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs €13 - €17.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Westbahnhof to Budapest, including transfers.

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Westbahnhof to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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Westbahnhof to Budapest train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Westbahnhof to Budapest is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs €13 - €17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €35 and takes 4h 36m.

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  • Distance: 216 km
  • Duration: 3h 39m

What companies run services between Westbahnhof, Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary?

RegioJet operates a train from Vienna Hbf to Budapest Kelenfold Train Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost 4 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft and the journey takes 2h 31m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Wien Hbf to Budapest Kelenföld bus station every 4 hours. Tickets cost 8 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft and the journey takes 3h 5m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
48 000 Ft - 270 000 Ft
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna Hbf to Budapest Kelenfold Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Website
https://regiojet.com/
2nd Class
4 000 Ft - 5 500 Ft
1st Class
11 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Wien Hbf to Budapest Kelenföld bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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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Westbahnhof to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest Kelenföld bus station.

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Westbahnhof to Budapest train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Budapest Kelenfold Train Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Westbahnhof to Budapest is 247 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Westbahnhof to Budapest.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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