9 days in Budapest, Prague & Vienna Itinerary

9 days in Budapest, Prague & Vienna Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  18 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Bastion and Buda Castle. Visit Matthias Church and Dohány Street Synagogue for their historical value. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, get engrossed in the history at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, pick up some local products at Central Market Hall, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Budapest visit planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Budapest is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
You've now added Prague Castle to your itinerary. Let the collections at Lobkowicz Palace and DOX Centre for Contemporary Art capture your imagination. Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Lesser Town, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Prague journey maker app.

Drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Prague are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Belvedere Palace has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at The Hofburg, explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then take an in-depth tour of Sisi Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to Rathausplatz, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and finally see the interesting displays at Haus der Musik Wien.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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