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OverviewThe 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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Main stations in Vienna and Budapest
Wien Westbahnhof Train Station
Address: Westbahnhof 140/1 1150 WienOpening 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
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.
Budapest Keleti Train Station
Address: Dohány utcai Zsinagóga VII. Dohány u. 2-8, Pest BudapestOpening 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
Rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, ATM and Phone cabins.
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Your travel by train from Vienna to Budapest
The journey by train from Vienna to Budapest takes just 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Wien Meidling, is a train station located in Vienna, the capital of Austria. It is one of the most important train stations in Austria. Wien Meidling is well connected to public transportations and is easily accessible. Budapest Kelenfoe is a train station located in Budapest. It is one of the major train stations in Budapest.
For a single return trip from Vienna to Budapest, a point to point ticket is the best value for money and the cheapest train ticket. Best prices are available when buying the train ticket well in advance. For extensive train travel, a rail pass including Austria and Hungary is a better choice.
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Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria as well as being one of the most visited cities of the country. Vienna is widely known as being the City of Music. The city was home to famous musicians like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert and Johannes Brahms.
From Budapest, travellers can take the train to reach other cities and regions of Hungary.
Reviews & ratings Vienna - Budapest
"Nice travel experience "Sunsanee k. 14/05/2015
The train is new, clean and comfortable but delay a bit. For the reservation, the website does not allow us to choose the departing station in Budapest. We would rather leave at Keleti station not Kelenfoe as shown in the ticket so I asked the customer service in Singapore as I booked via raileurope.co.th and they recommend us to take a metro to Kelenfoe station or go to Keleti station and ask the staff there ourselves. We don't find the answers very helpful so we contacted Customer Care at Rail Europe and received very clear answer from Mike that departing from either station in Budapest is fine.
"Travelled on 5Apr2015"Wai Ming p. 15/04/2015
"Excellent Service"Maria Mercedes l. 15/04/2015
I live in Puerto Rico and I bought the tickets via internet. I received them in two days. Very good experience in the train.
"Convenient, comfortable way to"David w. 13/04/2015
We arrived at the station in Budapest and a porter approached us immediately and asked where we were travelling and if we had our tickets and a reservation. We showed him our tickets and he loaded our bags, took us right to our carriage and transferred all our luggage on to the train. The train was on time and everything was smooth.
"Budapest to Wien trip". 23/01/2015
very good experience.No issues
"Terrible Journey"Lisa f. 14/01/2015
We booked our tickets from Budapest to Vienna in January 2015 using the so-called RailEurope online service. We had to pay an extra 18 EUR for the tickets to be printed out and shipped to us in Germany from - wait for it - Mumbai, India! Furthermore, we could not reserve seats online and we had to pay Student fare for our 12 year old son. Once the got on the train, quell surprise, the train was packed and we had to stand in the crowded aisles for the whole 2 1/2 hour journey from Budapest to Vienna. Our tickets were never checked and we could and should have travelled on that train for free. I would never recommend booking train fares online with RailEurope to anyone. Just turn up at the local train station ahead of time and buy your fares there. The local train station are the only service that can let you know if you can reserve seats anyway. What a travesty. 0 points to you for the worst train experience I have ever had.
"From Budapest Kelenfoe to Wien"Chan s. 24/12/2014
The station is not the main station. I should go to the Kelenfoe station to get the train information about the platform number , and then go outside the station and run to the railway platform with big luggage to take the train. It is more convenient to take the train from Keleti Railway Station (Keleti Pályaudvar)
"very good". 20/12/2014
Everything from booking to arriving at the destination was very well organized and I wud recommended rail Europe to all
"Budapest ->Vienna"Julia s. 16/11/2014
Very nice trip, everything went smoothly!
"Good journey Could improve "Alan r. 19/10/2014
The seats don't recline and the space at the table is very cramped. Wi-fi is very bad. No power sockets for charging phone/laptop.
"Overall, a great way to travel"Jennifer h. 13/10/2014
Train was clean; cleaning crew came by to pick up most of the trash before we onboarded. Seats were comfy. Toilet was clean. Although we didn't use, there were food/snacks on the train, which was convenient. Think price could be a bit lower, but overall great experience.
"Praha- Budapest, Budapest=Vien"Marilyn w. 29/09/2014
The train From Prague to Budapest was very comfortable, We did need some guidance at the train station to locate platform.(10/9/20140 The second leg of our trip was problematic (14/09/2014)and we did not realize this until we were at the station. We booked on line Budapest to Prague, However our ticket was not booked from the main station in Budapest(Keletip) but from Kelenfoe, Fortunately we arrived early at Keletip and were allowed to board the train a Keletip(one stop earlier). Our ticket in Vienna was for Meidling (outer district of Vienna) rather than Westbahnhof. Luckily the conductor rescued us from the platform and assisted us back on the train so we did arrive downtown Vienna, Unclear as to how this could have happened. We bought tickets on-line with reserved seats. Train very comfortable.
"Experiences in 1st Class"Robert w. 18/09/2014
What a gong show, the conductor in Prague said there is no first class today so just take any seat. We asked again and finally we find another conductor and he shows us the correct unmarked car. We find our car being squatted in as well as another couple. Once we go through the bs of showing our tickets they leave. Each and every stop more squatters come but the conductor will remove them if they do not have the correct ticket. The ac works almost but the seats are pretty comfortable but a little impractical to use with a full car of 6. There was no food service but you receive a bottle of water after your ticket is validated which everyone needed. The trip was long and showed you some of the Czech countryside. Remember 95% of tourists just visit Prague.
"Everything’s good but for WiFi"Boris a. 17/09/2014
Many tourists today travel by train and spend hours on its boards. WiFi is key to secure convenience and comfort of time spent onboard. Otherwise I had an amazing trip - clean, fast and cozy.
"excellent way to travel"Robert f. 06/09/2014
we took the train from Budapest to Vienna recently and had no problems, easy to find correct train and seats were comfortable. The staff on board was helpful and pleasant.