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  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

The best of Vienna and Budapest

  • City trip
  • Austria, Hungary
price from £ 249.00
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons
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With this offer, you can get a full refund if you cancel up to 2 days before your check-in date.

If your check-in date is less than 2 days away, you will not be eligible for a refund, however this might improve depending on your selection. Please check before booking.

Discover two beautiful European capitals on a fantastic city break to Vienna and Budapest. Incl. breakfast and 1st-class train ticket

Head to Vienna & Budapest to discover the best of these iconic capitals on this European city break! Indulge in a slice of Sachertorte with a fresh coffee, and sink into the cool culture of Vienna. After a couple of days enjoying the charm of the city, take a first-class train ride from Vienna Central Station, and get ready to discover a new city by the afternoon. Soak in the thermal baths, explore historical icons and marvel in the magnificence of Budapest. What are you waiting for? The hardest decision you'll have to make is whether to go for four or six nights!

  • 2 or 3 nights in Vienna

  • 2 or 3 nights in Budapest

  • Breakfast in Vienna

  • Lunch or Dinner in Budapest

  • 1st-class train ticket Vienna-Budapest

We know plans can change. Our Flexible holidays let you rearrange your trip!

Choose from any alternative available dates. Includes refundable options. T&C's apply!

Two Gems on the Danube

Just 250 kilometres apart, Vienna and Budapest are the perfect double-city break. Offering the best of Austria and Hungary, each city is an intriguing combination of history, culture and modern-day city life. Connected by the mighty Danube river, both cities offer magnificent palaces and bustling city centres that are sure to charm, as well as enticing cafes and buzzing party scenes. Despite their similarities, each city has its own unique character. Discover the best of Vienna and Budapest and see what makes these capital cities shine for yourself!


Day 1 & 2: Vienna

You will start your journey in beautiful Vienna. A city defined by spectacular architecture, in the Austrian capital, grand palaces, Gothic architecture and museums abound. Admire the Karlsplatz and St. Stephen's Cathedral, and get lost between in the fairytale shelves of the Vienna State li… Read more

Day 3 & 4: Budapest

Take a seat on your 1st-class train from Vienna Central Station in the early afternoon and enjoy a 2.5-hour journey to Budapest, the buzzing capital of Hungary. Get settled at your hotel, enjoy your first included 2-course meal, and spend your first evening strolling by the enchanting Danube bef… Read more

Our tips
  • Rest & Relaxation

    Dating back to 1913, Széchényi Baths is one of Europe's largest spa complexes - and well worth a visit! Enjoy saunas, baths and beautiful architecture in a unique atmosphere, and be sure to head to their weekly pool party every Saturday!

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  • Unforgettable dinner views

    Taste some of the best Hungarian cuisine in Budapest at Búsuló Juhász Étterem Kft, and enjoy spectacular views of the city. Head to the restaurant at sunset for extra romantic vistas.

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  • Majestic history

    The former summer residence of the Habsburg rulers, Schönbrunn Palace is one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria. The sprawling palace impresses with 1,441 sumptuous rooms in Rococo style, and an elaborate garden that is a wonder to behold.

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  • Architectural masterpiece

    The main university of Vienna opened in 1884 and is certainly one of the most architecturally impressive buildings in the city. The centrepiece is the beautifully designed arcade courtyard, which connects the most important parts of the building.

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  • Tourist tax (€1.50 per room per night, paid locally)
  • Breakfast is not included in the Lion Prémium Hotel in Budapest, but a daily traditional Hungarian lunch or dinner is included in the hotel restaurant

If you book this deal before 35 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

Additional Information

Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.

Secret Escapes Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.© Secret Escapes 2021

COVID-19 info

Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination which may change at short notice, including the need to show proof of having tested negative for, or having had a certified vaccination against, COVID-19. It is your responsibility to ensure you can satisfy these requirements before booking so please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before booking via your government's foreign advice service at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.


Maximum 2 persons per room.

Single supplement

The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Children's discount

On the basis of two full-paying adults, a discount for children may be offered dependent on the chosen travel dates and length of stay. You will see the applicable discount in the final booking process.

Infant bed

It is possible to arrange a cot during this trip. Contact customer service to make an enquiry.


Pets are not permitted on this trip.

Travel documents

You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.

Train ticket

1st Class train ticket from Vienna Central Station (Wien Hbf) to Budapest Keleti Station: 2 hours 40 minutes. Est. departure time: 1330.

For stays of 4 nights, your train ticket will be valid on day 3.

For stays of 6 nights, your train ticket will be valid on day 4.


The national currency of Austria is the euro (EUR). The national currency of Hungary is the Hungarian forint (HUF).