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 230 km/h and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.
Train tickets from Budapest to Salzburg Hbf start at €14.00 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Budapest to Salzburg Hbf start at €54.51 when you book at least 28 days in advance.** Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.
The average journey time between Budapest and Salzburg Hbf is 5 hours and 49 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 12 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Budapest to Salzburg Hbf. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Budapest to Salzburg Hbf departs at 00:20. The last train from Budapest to Salzburg Hbf departs at 23:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Budapest to Salzburg Hbf without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Budapest to Salzburg Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.