Budapest to Salzburg Train

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552 km

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5h 12min

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Train Information & Route Details

For those who are planning to travel from mesmerizing Hungary to magical Austria, there is a great Budapest to Salzburg high-speed train. Operated by OBB (Austrian Federal Railways), Railjet trains boast the most comfortable onboard equipment including cozy seats, WCs, food and drinks service, and video and audio entertainment. ​They have an extensive schedule, depart from and arrive at the central stations, capable of

reaching the speed of 230 km/h (143 mph). Besides, there are 4 travel classes, so you can choose the one that suits you best. Get ready for a really smooth ride. There are up to 13 departures per day, just learn the train schedule and book your Budapest to Salzburg tickets with the help of our services.​​

Budapest - Salzburg Train Providers

ÖBB offers high-speed rail services in Austria with the Railjet trains. Since they were introduced a few years ago, these trains are comfortable, modern, and will take you wherever you need to go. Travel between the major cities of Austria on Prague to Vienna train, or venture further afield to neighboring countries like Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary, etc.
Get around Central Europe in style with RegioJet trains! In addition to being a delight to look at, these bright trains offer an impressive display of high performance and hard-to-match speed. The top speed of the Regional Jets is 200 km/h (124 mph), making them very fast. The RegioJet trains provide six types of travel classes, each offering different levels of comfort during the journey.

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Travel Classes Onboard Budapest to Salzburg Train

Economy Class Seat
Railjet train's simplest seating class is Economy. The coaches in this category are equipped with comfortable seats, folding tables, and footrests. Additionally, you will be offered free newspapers and WiFi. Other amenities include a playground for kids and amenities for travelers with special needs. You can buy food and drinks from the snack trolley or the restaurant cars. During the ticket purchase process, you can choose either a silent car or transport a bike.
1st Class Seat
In this travel class onboard the high-speed Prague to Vienna train you will find individually adjustable leather seats (2 by 1 configuration) with lots of legroom and folding tables. Wi-Fi, electric outlets, and newspaper service onboard Railjet trains are also at your disposal. Food and drinks from the restaurant menu are available for purchase and can be served at your seat as per your request. Facilities for passengers with special needs are provided.
​Business Class Seat
In this class of coach, passengers travel in modern coaches equipped with leather-covered adjustable seats, electrical outlets, and reading lights. There is free Wi-Fi as well as a newspaper service aboard Prague - Vienna trains. Customers can choose food and beverages from the restaurant menu to be served at their seats as they wish.​

Budapest to Salzburg Train Stations

The following information about train stations will help you plan your journey smoothly from Budapest to Salzburg

Budapest, Kerepesi út 2-4, 1087 Hungary​
Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
Südtiroler Pl. 7, 5020, Salzburg, Austria

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