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Budapest to Poznań by train

It takes an average of 16h 57m to travel from Budapest to Poznań by train, over a distance of around 350 miles (564 km). There are normally 9 trains per day travelling from Budapest to Poznań and tickets for this journey start from $130.29 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 12h 08m
Distance350 miles (564 km)
Frequency9 trains per day
Departure stationBudapest
Arrival stationPoznań
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsLeo Express, Regiojet

Budapest to Poznań train times

Check out the next trains departing from Budapest to Poznań for Tuesday Jul 14th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
00:20 19:48 19h 28m, 6 changes
07:40 21:15 13h 35m, 3 changes
09:40 02:09 16h 29m, 2 changes
10:10 02:09 15h 59m, 4 changes
14:40 02:48 12h 08m, 2 changes
19:25 08:37 13h 12m, 1 change
20:40 16:38 19h 58m, 3 changes
20:40 18:00 21h 20m, 2 changes
23:20 19:48 20h 28m, 5 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, EC (Eurocity) and ICE (Intercity Express) trains from Budapest to Poznań

You can travel from Budapest to Poznań on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, EC (Eurocity) and ICE (Intercity Express) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Poznań

Train tickets from Budapest to Poznań start at $130.29 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 .
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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 Poznań 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 Poznań

Want to know more about your journey from Budapest to Poznań? 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 Poznań take?

The average journey time by train between Budapest and Poznań is 16 hours and 57 minutes, with around 9 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 Poznań by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Budapest to Poznań is 12 hours and 8 minutes.

How much does the train from Budapest to Poznań cost?

Train tickets from Budapest to Poznań can start from as little as $130.29 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 Poznań?

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

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

The first train from Budapest to Poznań leaves at 00:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Budapest to Poznań 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 Poznań by train?

Trains travelling from Budapest to Poznań cover a distance of around 350 miles (564 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Poznań 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 Poznań for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/14/2020. 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 02/04/2020 for travel on 02/13/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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