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Budapest to Düsseldorf by train

It takes an average of 13h 48m to travel from Budapest to Düsseldorf by train, over a distance of around 607 miles (977 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Budapest to Düsseldorf and tickets for this journey start from $58.32 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 11h 50m
Price$58.32 - $472.27
Distance607 miles (977 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
Departure stationBudapest
Arrival stationDüsseldorf
Changes1 change
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Budapest to Düsseldorf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Budapest to Düsseldorf for Tuesday Jul 7th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:10 19:36 12h 26m, 4 changes
08:40 20:46 12h 06m, 3 changes
08:40 21:36 12h 56m, 2 changes
09:10 21:36 12h 26m, 4 changes
11:10 23:44 12h 34m, 4 changes
11:10 00:39 13h 29m, 3 changes
13:40 06:30 16h 50m, 2 changes
15:10 07:05 15h 55m, 5 changes
17:40 07:35 13h 55m, 2 changes
17:40 08:42 15h 02m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Düsseldorf

Train tickets from Budapest to Düsseldorf start at $58.32 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $238.58.
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Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Budapest to Düsseldorf by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Budapest to Düsseldorf

Want to know more about your journey from Budapest to Düsseldorf? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Budapest to Düsseldorf take?

The average journey time by train between Budapest and Düsseldorf is 13 hours and 48 minutes, with around 18 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Budapest and Düsseldorf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Budapest to Düsseldorf is 11 hours and 50 minutes.

How much does the train from Budapest to Düsseldorf cost?

Train tickets from Budapest to Düsseldorf can start from as little as $58.32 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Budapest to Düsseldorf?

No, there are no direct train services from Budapest to Düsseldorf. Travelling from Budapest to Düsseldorf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Budapest to Düsseldorf leave?

The first train from Budapest to Düsseldorf leaves at 05:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Budapest to Düsseldorf leave?

The last train from Budapest to Düsseldorf leaves at 23:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Budapest and Düsseldorf by train?

Trains travelling from Budapest to Düsseldorf cover a distance of around 607 miles (977 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Düsseldorf to Budapest.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Budapest to Düsseldorf for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/07/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 07/05/2020 for travel on 03/19/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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