Vienna to Budapest trains
Planning to travel from Vienna to Budapest? Experience Austria and Hungary at their best and choose the most convenient option for your Vienna - Budapest train journey. Direct high-speed RailJet trains run by the Austrian Federal Railways OBB depart from the Central Station in Vienna and take you to the Keleti Station in Budapest in less than 2.5 hours reaching the maximum speed of 143 mph. There are up to 7 daily departures depending on the weekday. You can check the detailed Vienna to Budapest train timetable and book rail tickets with Rail Ninja, curated route planning, expert advice & online booking platform for European trains.
The rail ride was interesting and we met people from all over the world
Holly Robertson about traveling from Vienna to Budapest
Quick facts about trains
Train classes on the route
High-speed direct train
Railjet trains belong to the category of high-speed trains with the average speed of 200 km per hour. All Railjet trains feature free Wi-Fi, onboard restaurant, special child care and entertainment area. You may choose between 2nd class, 1st class and Business class seats. Railjet trains connect Vienna (other main Austrian cities) with the neighbouring countries and their major cities (Budapest, Prague, Graz, Munich).
Car classes onboard
Railjet Business Class coach scheme
Railjet Economy Class coach scheme