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Vienna to Budapest by bus

The journey from Vienna to Budapest by bus is 133.22 mi and takes 4 hr 25 min. There are 58 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:50 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Vienna to Budapest by bus for as little as $9.98 or as much as $56.22. The best price for this journey is $9.98.

Lowest Price$9.98
Journey Duration4 hr 25 min
Connection per Day58
Lowest Price$9.98
Highest Price$56.22
First Departure3:50 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance133.22 mi
DepartureVienna
ArrivalBudapest
CarriersRegioJet, BlaBlaCar BusMore

Vienna to Budapest Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, May 27, 2024

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Planning to travel from Vienna to Budapest? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Vienna to Budapest?

The cheapest bus tickets from Vienna to Budapest cost $9.98. On average, you can expect to spend around $18.99 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Vienna to Budapest.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Vienna to Budapest. On average, though, you'll pay about $18.99 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Vienna to Budapest by bus?

The distance between Vienna to Budapest is approximately 133.22 mi. In general, it will take you about 4 hr 25 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. In order to get from Vienna to Budapest faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Vienna and Budapest will complete the journey in 2 hr 50 min.On average, it will take you about 4 hr 25 min to travel the 133.22 mi between Vienna and Budapest.

How many daily journeys are there from Vienna to Budapest?

You will be able to travel from Vienna to Budapest using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 58 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Vienna to Budapest using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 41 direct connections from Vienna to Budapest each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 17 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Vienna to Budapest. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Vienna to Budapest
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Vienna to Budapest.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Vienna to Budapest, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Vienna to Budapest.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $12.37 to $16.51 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 25% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Vienna to Budapest

The cheapest Vienna - Budapest bus tickets can be found for as low as $12.46 if you’re lucky, or $15.10 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $18.28.

Find the best day to travel to Budapest by bus

When travelling to Budapest by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

RegioJet is a private railway company that operates in several European countries, including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Austria. The company was founded in 2009 and started operating in the Czech Republic in 2011. RegioJet offers various types of train services, including long-distance trains, regional trains, and buses.

Ticket types and facilities from Vienna to Budapest

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by RegioJet when traveling from Vienna to Budapest.

Standard

Standard ticket offers a balance between affordability and comfort. Passengers can expect plush seating and free Wi-Fi, making it a great choice for budget-conscious travellers.
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Low cost

Low cost is the most affordable option for those who want to travel without any additional amenities. However, passengers can still enjoy free Wi-Fi and a peaceful journey.
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Relax

Passengers who want to travel in luxury can opt for the Relax ticket, which offers spacious leather seats and a relaxing atmosphere. This is a great option for those who want to unwind during their journey.
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Business

Business ticket guarantees privacy and comfort, with priority service and helpful on-board staff. This is an ideal choice for those who want a seamless and stress-free journey.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Stay connected with onboard free WiFi. Use the Regiojet app or the screens in newer trains for entertainment..
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Business class passengers can benefit from a quiet compartment for a peaceful journey.
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Every seat is equipped with its own power socket.
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Feel free to bring along luggage that's easy to load. If your bags don't fit under or above your seat, no worries! The crew is here to help find a spot that won't hinder others. Just a heads up, please ensure none of your items are hazardous for everyone's safety.
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Regiojet trains have designated spaces for wheelchair users.
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Onboard, a diverse menu of drinks and snacks is accessible via the Regiojet app. All passengers receive a complimentary water bottle, while those in Relax or Business Class are treated to a free Italian coffee or mint tea.
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All coaches come equipped with air conditioning.
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RegioJet allows the transport of bicycles, small scooters, and prams on their trains with prior reservation and restrictions. Bicycles and small scooters must be placed on racks or in reserved compartments, while prams that cannot be folded can be transported at the beginning or end of the train set or in specially reserved places. However, the crew can refuse transport for safety or space reasons.
Services on board RegioJet, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from Vienna to Budapest
Compare services on board when travelling from Vienna to Budapest by bus.
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Vienna to Budapest CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
15.01kg
Bus
16.08kg
Flight
42.88kg
Car
34.3kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Vienna to Budapest?
A bus ticket from Vienna to Budapest is $18.99. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $9.98.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Vienna to Budapest?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Vienna to Budapest is $9.98. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Vienna and Budapest by bus?
Vienna to Budapest is 133.22 mi.
How long does the bus between Vienna and Budapest take?
Vienna to Budapest is on average 4 hr 25 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 50 min.
Which companies operate from Vienna to Budapest?
The bus journey from Vienna to Budapest is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: RegioJet, BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and Arda Tur.
How many bus connections per day go from Vienna to Budapest?
Vienna to Budapest has 58 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Vienna to Budapest leave?
The earliest bus from Vienna to Budapest departs at 3:50 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Vienna to Budapest depart?
The latest bus from Vienna to Budapest departs at 11:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Vienna to Budapest in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $9.98 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Vienna to Budapest?
There are on average 41 direct connection(s) from Vienna to go to Budapest.
What's the fastest journey time between Vienna to Budapest by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Vienna and Budapest is 2 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct bus from Vienna to Budapest?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Vienna and Budapest.
What are the CO2 emissions for Vienna to Budapest by bus?
The bus journey from Vienna to Budapest creates 16.08kg of CO2 emissions.

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