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Budapest to Salzburg bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$17.61
Shortest Duration5h 48m
Trips per day21
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Budapest to Salzburg

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Budapest to Salzburg is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Budapest to Salzburg were $42.93. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $8.66 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 1 minute, 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 usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

FlixBus from Budapest to Salzburg has the most daily schedules

On average there are 21 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Budapest to Salzburg, with an average of 21 trips per day and 436 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Budapest to Salzburg. Of the 21 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Salzburg.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Budapest to Salzburg starts at $38.73.

3 carriers offer Budapest to Salzburg bus trips

Karat-S

Book Karat-S from Budapest to Salzburg from $141.28. Typically there is one Karat-S schedule per day from Budapest to Salzburg and you can expect on average to pay $141.28 for a Karat-S ticket to Salzburg. In Budapest, Karat-S departs to Salzburg from Üllői út 131, In Salzburg, Karat-S arrives at Alpenstraße,

An average trip on Karat-S from Budapest to Salzburg takes 51 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Karat-S trip will get you to Salzburg in 5 hours and 48 minutes,

Restroom
WiFi
Newspaper/Magazine
Movies
Snacks
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
2d 3h 0m
Avg. Price
$141.28

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Budapest to Salzburg from $17.61. There are 21 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Budapest to Salzburg and you can expect on average to pay $44.48 for a FlixBus ticket to Salzburg. In Budapest, FlixBus departs to Salzburg from Üllői út 131 and one other station. In Salzburg, FlixBus arrives at Train Station and one other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Budapest to Salzburg takes 7 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Salzburg in 5 hours and 48 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 23 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $46.23 for a weekend trip to Salzburg.

Restroom
WiFi
Meal
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
7h 2m
Avg. Price
$44.48

Nomago

Book Nomago from Budapest to Salzburg from $43.36. There are 8 trips per day offered by Nomago from Budapest to Salzburg and you can expect on average to pay $43.92 for a Nomago ticket to Salzburg. In Budapest, Nomago departs to Salzburg from Üllői út 131, In Salzburg, Nomago arrives at Alpenstraße,

An average trip on Nomago from Budapest to Salzburg takes 18 hours and 9 minutes, while the fastest available Nomago trip will get you to Salzburg in 5 hours and 48 minutes,

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
18h 9m
Avg. Price
$43.92
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Budapest. Most bus trips to Salzburg will depart from:
  • Üllői út 131
  • Etele tér
  • Üllői út 131
Bus trips arrive in Salzburg at 3 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
  • Alpenstraße