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Overview The average travel time between Vienna and Budapest is 2h44 minutes. The quickest route is 2h30 minutes. The first train leaving Vienna is at 05:47, the last at 19:02. There is an average of 15 trains a day between Vienna and Budapest, leaving approximately every 1h33 minutes.
  • Departure station : Wien meidling (Eichenstraße 27 1120 Wien)
    Wien huetteldorf (Hadikgasse 312 1130 Wien)
    Wien westbahnhof (Westbahnhof 140/1 1150 Wien)
  • Arrival station : Budapest kelenfoe (Budaörsi út 1083 Budapest)
    Budapest keleti p (Dohány utcai Zsinagóga VII. Dohány u. 2-8, Pest Budapest)
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Vienna -> Budapest

 DepartureArrivalDurationsChange(s)MOTUWETHFRSASU
1WIEN HUETTELDORF
05:47
BUDAPEST KELENFOE
08:38
N°: 463
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05:4708:3802:51 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN HUETTELDORF
05:47
BUDAPEST KELETI P
08:54
N°: 463
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05:4708:5403:07 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN MEIDLING
06:01
BUDAPEST KELENFOE
08:38
N°: 463 Standard class (second class) sleepers Second-class seats Second-class couchettes Second-class sleeper, T3 (three-bed compartment) Mini-bar available
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06:0108:3802:37 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN MEIDLING
06:01
BUDAPEST KELETI P
08:54
N°: 463
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06:0108:5402:53 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN MEIDLING
07:02
BUDAPEST KELENFOE
09:32
N°: 41
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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07:0209:3202:30 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN HUETTELDORF
07:26
BUDAPEST KELENFOE
10:32
N°: 60467
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07:2610:3203:06 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN HUETTELDORF
07:26
BUDAPEST KELETI P
10:49
N°: 60467
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07:2610:4903:23 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN WESTBAHNHOF
07:56
BUDAPEST KELENFOE
10:32
N°: 60467 Standard class (second class) sleepers Second-class seats Second-class couchettes Restaurant facility Room for baby care available Facility for bicycle transport available
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07:5610:3202:36 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN WESTBAHNHOF
07:56
BUDAPEST KELETI P
10:49
N°: 60467
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07:5610:4902:53 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN MEIDLING
10:02
BUDAPEST KELENFOE
12:32
N°: 49
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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10:0212:3202:30 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN MEIDLING
12:02
BUDAPEST KELENFOE
14:32
N°: 61
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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12:0214:3202:30 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN MEIDLING
14:02
BUDAPEST KELENFOE
16:32
N°: 63
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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14:0216:3202:30 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN MEIDLING
16:02
BUDAPEST KELENFOE
18:32
N°: 65
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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16:0218:3202:30 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN MEIDLING
18:02
BUDAPEST KELENFOE
20:32
N°: 67
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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18:0220:3202:30 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1WIEN MEIDLING
19:02
BUDAPEST KELENFOE
21:37
N°: 165
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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19:0221:3702:35 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
 DepartureArrivalDurationsChange(s)MOTUWETHFRSASU
1BUDAPEST KELENFOE
06:19
WIEN MEIDLING
08:57
N°: 162
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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06:1908:5702:38 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1BUDAPEST KELENFOE
07:24
WIEN MEIDLING
09:57
N°: 60
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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07:2409:5702:33 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1BUDAPEST KELENFOE
09:24
WIEN MEIDLING
11:57
N°: 62
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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09:2411:5702:33 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1BUDAPEST KELENFOE
11:24
WIEN MEIDLING
13:57
N°: 64
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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11:2413:5702:33 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1BUDAPEST KELENFOE
13:24
WIEN MEIDLING
15:57
N°: 66
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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13:2415:5702:33 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1BUDAPEST KELENFOE
15:24
WIEN MEIDLING
17:57
N°: 68
First-class seats Second-class seats Restaurant facility Services for disabled persons Mini-bar available
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15:2417:5702:33 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1BUDAPEST KELETI P
19:10
WIEN WESTBAHNHOF
22:16
N°: 60466
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19:1022:1603:06 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1BUDAPEST KELENFOE
19:24
WIEN WESTBAHNHOF
22:16
N°: 60466
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19:2422:1602:52 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1BUDAPEST KELETI P
21:10
WIEN HUETTELDORF
00:09
N°: 462
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21:1000:0902:59 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1BUDAPEST KELETI P
21:10
WIEN MEIDLING
23:56
N°: 462
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21:1023:5602:46 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
1BUDAPEST KELENFOE
21:24
WIEN HUETTELDORF
00:09
N°: 462
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21:2400:0902:45 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1BUDAPEST KELENFOE
21:24
WIEN MEIDLING
23:56
N°: 462 Standard class (second class) sleepers Second-class seats Second-class couchettes Second-class sleeper, T3 (three-bed compartment) Mini-bar available
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21:2423:5602:32 Direct 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Main stations in Vienna and Budapest

Departure station

Wien Westbahnhof Train Station

Wien Westbahnhof Train Station

Address: Westbahnhof 140/1 1150 Wien

Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 12am to 11:59pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12am to 11:59pm

Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (ICE, Railjet, and OBB), CityNightLine
Services:
Tourist Information Point, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Toilets, Luggage storage, Currency exchange, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.

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Arrival station

Budapest Keleti Train Station

Budapest Keleti Train Station

Address: Dohány utcai Zsinagóga VII. Dohány u. 2-8, Pest Budapest

Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 12am to 11:59pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12am to 11:59pm


Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains, Intercity trains
Services:
Rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, ATM and Phone cabins.

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Wien Meidling

Address: Eichenstraße 27 1120 Wien

Wien Huetteldorf

Address: Hadikgasse 312 1130 Wien

 

Budapest Kelenfoe

Address: Budaörsi út 1083 Budapest

Travel inspiration in Vienna and Budapest

Travelling by train from Vienna to Budapest

Intro on journey – train comfort.

Located in Vienna, the Wien Meidling railway station is an important transport hub. Wien Meidling railway station is connected to other public transportations. Budapest Kelenfoe railway station is found in Budapest. It is served by the train operating on the Vienna to Budapest route.

Is a point to point ticket better or a rail pass? Travelling only a couple of time from Vienna to Budapest, the point to point ticket is ideal, cheaper and more convenient. A point to point ticket from Vienna to Budapest includes your seat reservation if you are travelling on board a high speed train, international train, scenic train or night train. Regional trains do not require a seat reservation. For more trips from Vienna to Budapest, and to visit more of a region or country, a rail pass including Austria and Hungary is better.

Discover Vienna and visit other cities by train

Vienna is the capital city of Austria and also its largest city. It is home to over 1.5 million inhabitants. Trains in Austria are operated by the Austrian Federal Railways. Vienna is connected to other Austrian cities thanks to trains which depart from the Wien Meidling railway station.

Learn more about Vienna / Austria

Learn more about Budapest / Hungary


Reviews & ratings Vienna - Budapest

  • "Great train trip"    
    Really enjoyed the overnight train. A great way to travel!  
  • "more detail needed"    
    No trains were offered to Keleti (the main station) when selecting trains. Also, there was no business class option available (only second and first), so seating was confusing when I got on business class, thinking it was first class, and was made to pay more on the spot. More detail and options are needed on the website.  
  • "Austria/Paris"    
    Difficult to get a reservation on Vienna/Zurich leg and only when we arrived in Vienna understood why. Work on tracks and we had to get off train and travel an hour by coach to another station to pick up the train again. If that had been told us when we were trying to book seats we maybe would have chosen another route. On asking the guard/porter to help us off with our luggage his reply was "Do it yourself" in perfect English. Difficult when the trains so high off the platforms. Another problem was places to stow our luggage once we got onto the train. Not always room. Other than these points the actual travel was good.  
  • "Efficient"    
    A comfortable trip. Everything was as it should be. The only thing missing was the ability to get a glass of water. Yes, it could be purchased as a bottle from the vendor, should be automatically available on board.. Could have been better informed as to where on the one Kilometer long platform it would stop. Title says it all.  
  • "Convenient Trip"    
    OK trip. Quick no hassles. Luggage is always a problem on IC and ICE trains in Europe. Never enough room for everyone's luggage.  
  • "Easy and relaxing"    
    The train trip itself was outstandingly quiet and comfortable and the service was excellent. As with almost all trains, the only negative issues are manhandling the suitcases onto and off the train.  
  • "comfortable"    
    train was very confortable porter at budapest very helpful ran on time onboard information very good dining car adequate but average very pleasent  
  • "Boarding the train"    
    Although the ticket is from Kelenfoe, you can board the train at Keleti station in Budapest , this is easier than getting to Kelenfoe. There is no extra charge and the coach on the thru train was only for passengers getting on at Budapest, Keleti/ Kelenfoe. A much easier way to board the train. John Rutherford, Perth  
  • "Fabulous"    
    Great way to see the countryside. Seats were very comfortable and there was even chair service from the dining cart. Even the food is quite good and reasonably priced.  
  • "Budapest to Vienna"    
    Firstly we travelled from Keleti rather than Kelenfoe as it is an inner city station and that's where we were staying. I would advise anyone who is already in the city to do this especially as there is no extra charge for doing it and it is much more central than Kelenfoe. As per our tickets our seats were reserved, easy to find and comfortable for the journey. We travelled 1st class as there was not much difference in price and were next to the restaurant car. The trip itself was very pleasant, leaving late morning and arriving mid afternoon. The only downside to the journey could have been if you had to get luggage on and off the train by yourself as the steps in and out are steep and quite narrow. The train staff however were helpful in this regard.  
  • "Vienna to Budapest by Train"    
    The train was very comfortable and the service in first class was excellent. Potential travellers at Meilding station need to understand that there is very little at the station apart from a middle eastern takeaway and and a barren waiting room. I would have appreciated somewhere to buy a cup of coffee. There is little point in getting to the station early.  
  • "Train was good but not station"    
    While the train was good, we were booked to leave from a station other then the main railway station. Lucky the train conductor let us get on at this station and we had to stand until we arrived at the correct destination on our ticket (as the people in our seats departed at this station)  
  • "Keleti Station luggage lockers"    
    Luggage lockers were hard to find - better signage would improve that. The journey to Austria was great. Thank you.  
  • "Australian Travellers"    
    Great trip - easy to organise through Rail Europe, was a little shocked though that i couldn't print my tickets at home, as i was leaving Australia much sooner than the planned train journey, we were lucky the tickets arrived by post within a few days, before we flew to Europe. Train was great seats were allocated luckily, as some locals who didn't have seats allocated had to stand most of the way and wait for a seat to become vacant. All in all very easy to purchase and travel. Would definitely use Rail Europe again.  
  • "floods"    
    We had to change trains and be bussed around the flooded area to join the next train as part of the journey. Dragged our cases over tracks and onto hot buses. I accept this is not really the fault of the rail system which is generally excellent.