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

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Train  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld Ec / ...

12 209 Ft - 20 276 Ft

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Night train  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Night Train

2 748 Ft - 7 348 Ft

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Bus  •  3h 43m

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

5 648 Ft - 6 848 Ft

Rideshare  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Budapest 242.6 km

4 264 Ft

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Wien Mitte to Budapest 241.2 km

8 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft

Fly  •  3h 27m

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

11 550 Ft - 86 931 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Wien Mitte to Budapest is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 3h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Wien Mitte to Budapest is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ 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 Kelenfoeld via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between Wien Mitte and Budapest is 213 km. The road distance is 241.2 km.

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The best way to get from Wien Mitte to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs 30€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m 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 26m and costs 30€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 3h 43m, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 250€ and takes 3h 27m.

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

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  • Distance: 213.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld 5 times a day. Tickets cost 15 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft and the journey takes 2h 20m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld hourly. Tickets cost 4 800 Ft - 6 000 Ft and the journey takes 2h 55m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
39 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
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 Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Night train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 900 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 900 Ft - 2 500 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 Erdberg to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4 800 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4 264 Ft
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Wien Mitte to Budapest is 241 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Wien Mitte to Budapest.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4129+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 30 000 Ft 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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The best way to get from Wien Mitte to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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