Vienna to Budapest by train
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Travelling from Vienna to Budapest by train
Fast trains from Vienna to Budapest take around 2 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 216 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Budapest.
1. Are there direct trains from Vienna to Budapest?
Direct trains from Vienna to Budapest have been found.
We usually find around 25 direct trains on the route from Vienna to Budapest every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Vienna to Budapest?
The Vienna to Budapest train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Vienna to Budapest train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 06:39 and the last train is around 19:42.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Vienna to Budapest train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Vienna to Budapest are $16.13.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $27 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $49. 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 Vienna to Budapest 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 Vienna to Budapest by train.
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Which train companies operate between Vienna and Budapest?
More than one train company operates on the route from Vienna to Budapest, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro Night
- Eurocity (EC)
- Night train
- Railjet Express
- 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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