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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7h 30m

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

$106 - $165

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Train, bus  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Golling-Abtenau Rex / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld N391

$43 - $70

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Train, night train  •  8h 29m

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

$108 - $167

Drive  •  6h 8m

  1. Drive from Zell am See to Budapest 391.3 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Salzburg, fly to Budapest  •  8h 5m

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

$158 - $507

Train, train to Innsbruck, fly to Budapest  •  8h 11m

  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

$172 - $449

Train, train to Vienna, fly to Budapest  •  7h 44m

  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

$153 - $387

Train to Salzburg, fly to Vienna, train  •  7h 20m

  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

$147 - $421

Train, train to Munich, fly to Budapest  •  8h 39m

  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

$110 - $321

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The cheapest way to get from Zell am See to Budapest is to train and bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Zell am See to Budapest is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 6h 8m.

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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 7h 30m.

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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 7h 30m and costs 90€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m 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 3h 30m 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 6h 8m to drive from Zell am See to Budapest.

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

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 7h 30m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Innsbruck to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $490
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Munich to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Innsbruck to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $500
Flights from Munich to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $5,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
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 Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Zell am See to Golling-Abtenau
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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 Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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