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Trains Salzburg to Budapest: Times, Prices and Tickets

Starting from
$ 40.89

Find the cheapest ticket for your trip

By Train


From $ 56.01
By Train


From $ 57.18
By Train

2 Days

From $ 61.86

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Planning to travel from Salzburg 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 train tickets to get from Salzburg to Budapest?

When you're traveling from Salzburg to Budapest, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $ 66.58. You might be able to find prices as low as $ 40.89, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Salzburg to Budapest by train

Best price $ 49.09
Journey duration 5 h 20 min
Connections per day 6
First departure 13:52
Last departure 16:08
Distance 279.6 mi
Departure Salzburg
Arrival Budapest
Carriers SNCF, OBB, RegioJet

Ticket price Salzburg - Budapest every day

$ 54.83
$ 41
$ 56.01
$ 58.57
$ 41.01
In 2 days
$ 57.18
$ 41
In 3 days
$ 61.86
$ 46.86
$ 38.67
In 4 days
$ 59.52
$ 58.57
In 5 days
$ 59.52
$ 41
In 6 days
$ 57.18
$ 46.86

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
$ 40.89
Maximum price
$ 129.94

Salzburg - Budapest


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

$ 59.52

Saturday, August 27th 2022
Salzburg Hbf - Budapest Kelenföld
1:52pm - 7:58pm
6h 6min
1 changes
CO2: 1.29kg
By Bus

$ 41.00

Saturday, August 27th 2022
Salzburg South - Budapest Népliget
12:25am - 7:21am
6h 56min
CO2: 15.85kg

How long does it take to get from Salzburg to Budapest by train?

The journey from Salzburg to Budapest covers a distance of 280.2 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 h 40 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 5 h 11 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Salzburg to Budapest faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Salzburg to Budapest?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Salzburg at 12:52, and the last departure will leave at 16:08. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Salzburg to Budapest can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Salzburg to Budapest?

You can travel from Austria to Hungary using Virail's search engine to find your ideal journey from all the available options. In Austria, you can use stations such as Salzburg Hbf. These will take you to stations like Budapest-Keleti and Budapest Kelenföld in Hungary. However, it is always important to look at the details when planning an international journey. There may not be a direct connection between your chosen stations in Austria and Hungary. If this is the case, then you will have to travel by using a connecting journey, changing at one or more stations along the way.

You can depart from Salzburg at stations such as Salzburg Hbf. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Budapest at the following stations: Budapest-Keleti and Budapest Kelenföld. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Salzburg and Budapest. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Salzburg to Budapest take place each day?

The route from Salzburg to Budapest is served by providers including SNCF, OBB and RegioJet. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 8 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Salzburg 5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Salzburg to Budapest, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 4 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 1 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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