There are 9 ways to get from Zell am See to Budapest by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Kelenföld Rj

$107 - $166

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Train, bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Hallein Rex
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N391

$47 - $80

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Train, night train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Kelenföld En

$108 - $167

Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Zell am See to Budapest 391.3 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Salzburg, fly to Budapest  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Budapest (BUD) SZG - BUD

$159 - $508

Train, train to Innsbruck, fly to Budapest  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Budapest (BUD) INN - BUD

$189 - $470

Train to Salzburg, fly to Vienna, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Vienna (VIE) SZG - VIE
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld

$148 - $422

Train, train to Vienna, fly to Budapest  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$159 - $388

Train, train to Munich, fly to Budapest  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to München Hbf
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Budapest (BUD) MUC - BUD

$125 - $339

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zell am See to Budapest is to train and bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zell am See to Budapest is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zell am See to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Zell am See and arriving at Kelenföld via Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zell am See and Budapest is 470 km. The road distance is 626 km.

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The best way to get from Zell am See to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 7 h 30 min and costs 90€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Zell am See to Budapest, including transfers.

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Zell am See to Budapest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Zell am See station.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zell am See to Budapest is 626 km. It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to drive from Zell am See to Budapest.

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  • Distance: 293.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

What companies run services between Zell am See, Austria and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Zell am See to Budapest via Salzburg Hbf in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Innsbruck to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $490
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Munich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Innsbruck to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $500
Flights from Munich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Budapest via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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 Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Zell am See to Hallein
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
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 Salzburg, Salzburg South to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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