Best Excursions & Day Trips From Vienna

The capital city of Austria is a cultural hub and one of the best European cities to visit if you’re looking for a good base to embark on day trips.

Not only is it home to some fantastic cultural experiences inside the city itself such as the Schönbrunn Palace and the Vienna Woods, it’s also a great location to hop over to Budapest, Prague and Bratislava on an action-packed day trip!

Take a look at some of our top recommendations of the best day trips from Vienna, based on price, reviews and enjoyability!

1.Budapest Full Day Trip from Vienna

Budapest Full Day Trip from Vienna


Budapest is just a short distance away from Vienna but arranging a tour from Vienna to Budapest yourself could prove to be quite challenging due to the language barrier. Thankfully, when you book this full day trip from Vienna, everything is sorted out for you already! When you arrive in Budapest, you’ll get to experience the capital’s top sights such as the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Vajdahunyad Castle, the State Opera, plus much more!


  • Easy, round-trip to Budapest from Vienna
  • Take in the best sights that Budapest has to offer
  • Enjoy a walking tour of the city


  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking tour guide and driver
  • Local guide on walking tour of Budapest
  • Hotel transfers

Duration: 12 hours

Rating: 5