552 km
Departure station:
1087, Budapest, Hungary
Teréz körút 55, Budapest, Hungary
Budapest, 1012 Hungary, Budapest, Hungary
Etele tér 1115, Budapest, Hungary
Arrival station:
Südtiroler Pl. 7, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
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Train with 1 change
5 hrs 12 min
High-speed train
5 hrs 12 min

Among the most popular rail routes, allowing to travel from mesmerizing Hungary to enduring Austria, is the one connecting the Hungarian capital and the scenic city of Salzburg. Apart from the fact that this route goes through a very picturesque area, the railway also boasts the most comfortable and well-equipped trains, the Railjet Trains. They run on schedule, depart from/arrive to the stations that are situated in the city centers, can achieve the speed of 230 km/h (143 mph), offer 3 travel classes to choose from, and provide everything you need for a smooth ride, including comfortable seats with folding tables and onboard entertainment.

How far is Budapest to Salzburg by train?

To get from Hungary’s beautiful capital to the charming Austrian city of Salzburg, you need to travel a distance of 552 km (343 mi). A bullet Budapest to Salzburg train can complete the journey in a bit over 5 hours.

How long is a train ride from Budapest to Salzburg?

A journey on a high-speed Budapest to Salzburg train takes approximately 5 hours and 15 minutes. Railjet trains offer up to 6 daily departures, so you can choose the time of departure/arrival which works best for you.

Timetable & Train information

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Shortest travel time:
5 hrs 12 min
Longest travel time:
7 hrs 8 min

Budapest to Salzburg Train Review & Rating

Nice and comfortable experience, traveled with confort and right on time

Margerie T. about traveling from Budapest to Salzburg