Budapest to Vienna Train

​Budapest to Vienna train offers breathtaking views you won't forget. Hence, if you are looking for a marvelous train ride with captivating landscapes, make sure to book this route. Moreover, you can check the train timetable and tickets costs below. Start your journey now!

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212 km

Travel time

Travel Time

2 h 23 min

Trains per day

Daily Departures


Ticket Cost

28 $

Budapest - Vienna Rail Route Map

​The trains between Vienna and Prague run frequently. The route is serviced by up to 11 trains every day of the week. Railjet is operating the routes with both direct journeys. The journey can take as little as about 4h 32min. Moreover, it's a great opportunity to relish the fabulous landscapes of the cities.

​Tips to Buy Train Tickets

Plan and book in advance
  • Check out various dates and times for cheaper train tickets. There may still be a greater selection of discount tickets available at different dates and times, so keep an eye out.
Stay Flexible
  • Typically, railway operators release cheap train tickets at least two weeks before departure. Timetables are usually announced around 12 weeks in advance, as the schedules are usually set 12 weeks in advance.

Train Information & Route Details

If there is a Budapest to Vienna travel in your plans, OBB Railjet and EuroCity trains will help you. Both trains provide fastness and comfort to every traveler. They cover the distance of 212 km between Budapest in Vienna in just 2.5 hours at a maximum speed of 230 kmp (142 mph) and offer free WiFi, fantastic onboard entertainment, a restaurant, as well as quiet and family zones that will give you the ultimate travel experience.

The only difference between Railjet and EuroCity trains is that EuroCity has a separate ladies’ compartment for those women who are traveling alone. Additionally, there is a breast-feeding compartment and a special compartment for toddlers.

In total, Budapest to Vienna train schedule serves 29 departures per day with the earliest one at 5:40 AM and the latest at 19:55 PM.

Budapest to Vienna Railjet Train Coach Classes

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 Vienna 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 Vienna Train Stations

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

Budapest, Kerepesi út 2-4, 1087 Hungary​
Vienna Hauptbahnhof
Alfred-Adler-Straße 107, 1100, Vienna, Austria

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