552 km
Departure station:
Südtiroler Pl. 7, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
Arrival station:
1087, Budapest, Hungary
Teréz körút 55, Budapest, Hungary
Budapest, 1012 Hungary, Budapest, Hungary
Etele tér 1115, Budapest, Hungary
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Train type
Travel time
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Train with 1 change
5 hrs 11 min
High-speed train
5 hrs 11 min
Railjet Xpress
High-speed train
5 hrs 11 min

If you need to plan a journey from the amazing Austrian city of Salzburg to the fairytale capital of Hungary, there is no better choice than a stress-free train ride. There is no direct airline route between the cities, and taking a bus means a longer and less comfortable ride, that relies a lot on the current traffic situation. A high-speed Salzburg to Budapest train will take you between the cities in approximately 5 hours. It was designed for comfortable travel and you are welcome to take advantage of the nice seats with folding tables, power sockets, a restaurant car, complimentary Wi-Fi, and the children’s cinema during the ride.


How do I get from Salzburg to Budapest?

The most comfortable way to travel between the amazing cities is by taking a high-speed Railjet or Railjet Xpress train. They boast impeccable punctuality, fast travel times, and, most importantly, excellent onboard amenities to enhance your trip.

Is there a direct train from Salzburg to Budapest?

Yes, the high-speed Railjet trains mentioned above are direct. There is no need to lose time on a train change, so you can make a journey from Austria to Hungary in just a bit over 5 hours.

Timetable & Train information

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Shortest travel time:
5 hrs 11 min
Longest travel time:
6 hrs 11 min

Salzburg to Budapest Train Review & Rating

Our experience couldn't have been better, good train!

Manoel B. about traveling from Salzburg to Budapest