Deutsche BahnSNCFTrenitalia
Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 54m
Trains per day12
Fare range€13.00 - €199.00
Train operatorskarat_s, regiojet
First & last trains
First train departs at04:45
Last train departs at19:42
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 37m
Origin StationVienna
Destination StationBudapest

Vienna to Budapest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Vienna to Budapest for Tuesday 13th Nov 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
3h 34m
3 changes
3h 37m
2 changes
2h 39m
1 change
2h 44m
2h 37m

ÖBB trains from Vienna to Budapest

You can travel from Vienna to Budapest on ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.
OBB Railjet

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.

Vienna to Budapest train prices

Train tickets from Vienna to Budapest start at €13.10 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Vienna to Budapest start at €28.47 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.

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How long does it take to travel from Vienna to Budapest by train?

The average journey time between Vienna and Budapest is 2 hours and 54 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 37 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 18 trains per day travelling from Vienna to Budapest. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Vienna to Budapest?

The first train from Vienna to Budapest departs at 04:45. The last train from Vienna to Budapest departs at 19:42. 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.

Are there direct train services between Vienna and Budapest?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Vienna to Budapest without having to change trains. There are 12 direct trains from Vienna to Budapest. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Vienna?

By train, of course. See trains from Budapest to Vienna.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Vienna to Budapest for a typical week day using timetable data for 13/11/2018. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 14/08/2018 for travel on 14/08/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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