If you want to travel from Budapest-Nyugati to Vienna by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Budapest-Nyugati to Vienna by train to take around 3 hours 21 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 2 hours 38 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 27 trains per day running on this route, which spans 215 km. There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Vienna. Both ÖBB and Regiojet trains operate on this route, offering modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage as standard.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Budapest-Nyugati to Vienna start from $9.84 when you book in advance.
If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!
ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Budapest-Nyugati to Vienna by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Budapest-Nyugati and Vienna is 3 hours and 21 minutes, with around 27 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Budapest-Nyugati to Vienna is 2 hours and 38 minutes.
Train tickets from Budapest-Nyugati to Vienna can start from as little as $9.84 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Budapest-Nyugati to Vienna without having to change trains. There are 11 direct trains from Budapest-Nyugati to Vienna each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Budapest-Nyugati to Vienna leaves at 03:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Budapest-Nyugati to Vienna leaves at 23:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Budapest-Nyugati to Vienna cover a distance of around 133 miles (215 km) during the journey.