Budapest to Vienna by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Budapest to Vienna by train
Fast trains from Budapest to Vienna take around 2 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 216 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Budapest and Vienna.
1. Are there direct trains from Budapest to Vienna?
Direct trains from Budapest to Vienna have been found.
We usually find around 13 direct trains on the route from Budapest to Vienna every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Budapest to Vienna?
The Budapest to Vienna train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Budapest to Vienna train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Vienna is usually scheduled to depart Budapest around 05:40 and the last train is around 20:55.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Budapest to Vienna train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Budapest to Vienna are $16.36.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $22 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $28. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Budapest to Vienna train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 12 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Budapest to Vienna by train.
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Which train companies operate between Budapest and Vienna?
More than one train company operates on the route from Budapest to Vienna, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro Night
- Eurocity (EC)
- Night train
- Railjet Xpress
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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