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There are 44 intercity coaches per day from Vienna to Budapest. Traveling by coach from Vienna to Budapest usually takes around 3 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest RegioJet coach can make the trip in 2 hours and 24 minutes.
|133 mi (214 km)
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What coach companies travel from Vienna to Budapest?
There are 3 bus lines from Vienna to Budapest available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 32 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
Arda Tur is a Bulgarian intercity coach company serving a large number of cities in Bulgaria as well as destinations across Europe, like Czech Republic, Austria, and Germany. Onboard, you’ll find extra legroom, air conditioning, restrooms, complimentary WiFi and power outlets. There are also snacks and drinks available for purchase as well.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 32 trips from Vienna to Budapest, and usually makes the trip in about 3 hours and 18 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Book RegioJet from Vienna to Budapest from £8. There are 13 RegioJet schedules from Vienna to Budapest and you can expect on average to pay for a RegioJet ticket to Budapest. In Vienna, RegioJet departs to Budapest from Wien Hbf and 2 other stations. In Budapest, RegioJet arrives at Üllői út 131 and 2 other stations.
An average trip on RegioJet from Vienna to Budapest takes 5 hours and 24 minutes , while the fastest available RegioJet trip will get you to Budapest in 2 hours and 24 minutes .
On weekends, RegioJet offers 13 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Budapest.
Frequently Asked Questions
The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 133 miles from Vienna to Budapest. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 24 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Budapest. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.
The first coach leaves at 03:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Vienna to Budapest, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
Blessed with extravagant baroque structures and a romantic vibe, Vienna is the heart of Austria, and the country’s most famous destination. The pride of Vienna is the towering giant that is St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which has stood on the same spot for over eight centuries. The characteristically Gothic cathedral has withstood several wars that have befallen the city, and it is still able to keep its stunning beauty. After exploring the cathedral, don’t hesitate to take the chance to visit the catacombs, where victims of the Great Plague of Vienna were laid to rest. If you’re interested in art and history, check out the Museum of Fine Arts, which includes masterpieces by artists such as Titian, Velasquez, Van Dyke, and Reubens. For those who simply enjoy lounging around, the Schönbrunn Palace is a vast complex with plenty of green zones for picnics.
For those looking to try authentic Viennese goulash, Lugeck and Ofenloch are two famous establishments. For cheaper eats, try Motto in Weiden.
Vienna Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city, offering access to other popular destinations such as Berlin and Munich. Vienna International Busterminal is the main bus station in the Austrian capital, serving carriers such as FlixBus. The city’s main airport is the Vienna International Airport, which is located just 11 miles southeast of the city.
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As the commercial and cultural hub of Hungary, Budapest is a multi-faceted city that appeals to many different kinds of travelers. The city’s star attraction is the blue Danube, which runs through town, dividing it in two. To explore the river to its fullest, you should go on a boat cruise. This is also a good way to enjoy an unobstructed view of the surrounding architecture. After enjoying the sapphire-colored water of the Danube, take a stroll around the historic Castle Hill quarter, which features cobblestone streets and quaint old buildings. While here, don’t hesitate to visit the area’s iconic Buda Castle, which dates back to the 13th century. For those who do not want to pass up a good photo shoot, Fisherman’s Bastion offers amazing panoramic views.
If you are looking for some unique Hungarian dishes, Arany Kaviar Restaurant offers a great selection. For a more casual experience, Hoppacska is a great choice.
The three main rail stations in Budapest are Keleti, Nyugati, and Déii, which offer access to various other Hungarian and European cities. The main bus station is Népliget and it is located on the edge of Budapest’s popular People’s Park. The main airport in the city is the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
Where does the coach leave from in Vienna?
Main departure station: Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
Coaches to Budapest leave from 6 stations in Vienna.
All coach stations in Vienna:
Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
Wien Dörfelstraße (Meidling Bahnhof)
Where does the coach arrive in Budapest?
Main arrival station: Üllői út 131
The station at Üllői út 131 is Budapest's centre of intercity coach transport, plus a hub for local bus and subway services that run through the Népliget station. The station itself is large and spacious, so you can expect to find public restrooms as well as a comfortable waiting area with seats. The station's location is slightly south of Budapest's inner city, but there are still many cafes and hotels in the area since the immense People's Park and the MVM Dome are on either side of the station. Many of Budapest's local buses stop here, along with intercity service on lines including FlixBus and Slovak Lines.
Coach stations in Budapest:
Üllői út 131
Airport Terminal 2A
Üllői út 131
Budapest Déli Train Station
Budapest Kelenfold Train Station
Budapest Népliget M
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