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Budapest to Salzburg bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€15.88
Shortest Duration5h 48m
Trips per day15
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Budapest to Salzburg

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Budapest to Salzburg is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Budapest to Salzburg were €38.20. By booking 26 days out, tickets are on average €7.92 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Budapest to Salzburg?

The distance between Budapest and Salzburg is approximately 279.48 miles, or 449.67 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 48 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Budapest to Salzburg?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Budapest to Salzburg by bus is on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Wednesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

FlixBus from Budapest to Salzburg has the most daily schedules

On average there are 15 bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most options for departures from Budapest to Salzburg, with an average of 15 trips per day and 311 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Budapest to Salzburg. Of the 15 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Budapest to Salzburg starts at €34.94.

1 carriers offer Budapest to Salzburg bus trips


Book FlixBus from Budapest to Salzburg from €15.88. There are 15 FlixBus schedules from Budapest to Salzburg and you can expect on average to pay €40.20 for a FlixBus ticket to Salzburg. In Budapest, FlixBus departs to Salzburg from Etele tér and 1 other station. In Salzburg, FlixBus arrives at Train Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Budapest to Salzburg takes 7 hours and 7 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Salzburg in 5 hours and 48 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 15 trips per day and you could expect to pay €41.92 for a weekend getaway trip to Salzburg.

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Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Budapest. Most bus trips to Salzburg will depart from:
  • Etele tér
  • Üllői út 131
Bus trips arrive in Salzburg at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Salzburg for trips arriving from Budapest:
  • Train Station
  • Hellbrunner Landesstraße