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Düsseldorf to Budapest by train

It takes an average of 13h 28m to travel from Düsseldorf to Budapest by train, over a distance of around 607 miles (977 km). There are normally 17 trains per day travelling from Düsseldorf to Budapest and tickets for this journey start from $57.30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 11h 48m
PriceFrom $57.30
Distance607 miles (977 km)
Frequency17 trains per day
First train02:39
Last train22:55
Departure stationDüsseldorf
Arrival stationBudapest
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Düsseldorf to Budapest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Düsseldorf to Budapest for Dienstag Nov. 2. 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:27 19:19 11h 52m, 4 changes
08:13 20:19 12h 6m, 2 changes
09:22 21:19 11h 57m, 2 changes
09:27 21:19 11h 52m, 3 changes
09:52 22:19 12h 27m, 3 changes
11:21 23:09 11h 48m, 1 change
12:52 07:35 18h 43m, 1 change
13:21 06:24 17h 3m, 5 changes
13:21 07:54 18h 33m, 4 changes
13:50 07:54 18h 4m, 5 changes

Cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Budapest

The price of train tickets from Düsseldorf to Budapest starts at $57.30 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Düsseldorf to Budapest 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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train 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 Düsseldorf to Budapest

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

The average journey time by train between Düsseldorf and Budapest is 13 hours and 28 minutes, with around 17 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 Düsseldorf and Budapest by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Düsseldorf to Budapest is 11 hours and 48 minutes.

How much does the train from Düsseldorf to Budapest cost?

Train tickets from Düsseldorf to Budapest can start from as little as $57.30 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 Düsseldorf to Budapest?

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

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

The first train from Düsseldorf to Budapest leaves at 02:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Düsseldorf to Budapest leaves at 22:55. 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 Düsseldorf and Budapest by train?

Trains travelling from Düsseldorf to Budapest 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 Budapest to Düsseldorf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Düsseldorf to Budapest for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/02/2021. 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 02/03/2022 for travel on 02/03/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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