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There are 6 ways to get from Wien Mitte to Budapest by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 17m

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

$55 - $83

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Bus RegioJet  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Budapest, Vasút u.16. RegioJet

$12 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 902 / ...

$16 - $25

Rideshare  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Budapest 151.7 miles

$14

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Wien Mitte to Budapest 151 miles

$27 - $40

Fly  •  2h 49m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$110 - $305

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The cheapest way to get from Wien Mitte to Budapest is to bus which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 4h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Wien Mitte to Budapest is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Wien Mitte to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Wien Mitte and arriving at Kelenföld via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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The distance between Wien Mitte and Budapest is 213 km. The road distance is 241.6 km.

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The best way to get from Wien Mitte to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Wien Mitte to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Wien Mitte to Budapest is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs 45€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 3h 24m, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 270€ and takes 2h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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

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Map of how to get from Wien Mitte to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 133.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Wien Mitte, Austria and Budapest, Hungary?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Mitte to Budapest hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Wien Mitte to Budapest hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
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
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Budapest, Vasút u.16.
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
regiojet.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Wien Mitte to Budapest is 242 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Wien Mitte to Budapest.

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Air Algérie and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4563+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Wien Mitte and Budapest. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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