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Budapest to Vienna Airport

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Budapest to Vienna Airport

What is the fastest way to get from Budapest to the Vienna Airport?

My flight leaves Vienna for the US at 11am on Sep 2. I would like to spend the night of Sep 1 in Budapest and leave for Vienna on the morning of Sep 2. The earliest train leaving Budapest will get me to the Westbahnhof station in Vienna at 9am but then I will still need to get to the airport with plenty of time for my 11am international flight.

Is flying my best option? Or should I take a taxi from the train station in Vienna to the airport? Does anyone know how long that will take? Is there a more direct way to get to Vienna airport from Budapest that doesn't take me through Vienna?

Thank you!!

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1. Re: Budapest to Vienna Airport

Flying takes longer than taking the train if you consider the time getting to Budapest Airport, checkin, safety checks, boarding. And oneway tickets are surely much more expensive than the train ticket. As far as I know there are buses running between Budapest and Vienna Airport. For more info on that use google or visit the website of Vienna Airport www.viennaairport.at

By train it would not be complicated either. Deboard the train at Wien-Meidling (and not Wien-Westbahnhof) and take the direct bus to the airport. Price is 6€.

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2. Re: Budapest to Vienna Airport

You will find the direct bus timetable here:


Unfortunately the earliest bus arrives at the airport at 09:55 which may be a bit tight for a transatlantic flight.

Edited: 27 July 2010, 08:32
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3. Re: Budapest to Vienna Airport


I read in another forum that yiou are coming to Vienna, the previous evening.


Less stress and clock watching.


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