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Genoa to Budapest by train

It takes an average of 22h 4m to travel from Genoa to Budapest by train, over a distance of around 531 miles (855 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Genoa to Budapest and tickets for this journey start from $88.29 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 15h 14m
PriceFrom $88.29
Distance531 miles (855 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
Departure stationGenoa
Arrival stationBudapest
Changes3 changes

Genoa to Budapest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Genoa to Budapest for martes may. 18º 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:19 06:24 23h 5m, 6 changes
07:19 07:54 24h 35m, 5 changes
08:18 06:24 22h 6m, 7 changes
10:19 07:54 21h 35m, 7 changes
11:19 08:19 21h 0m, 4 changes
00:44 08:19 19h 35m, 5 changes
01:57 01:19 23h 22m, 7 changes
01:57 01:49 23h 52m, 6 changes
03:19 03:19 24h 0m, 4 changes
05:18 03:19 22h 1m, 6 changes

Cheap train tickets from Genoa to Budapest

The price of train tickets from Genoa to Budapest starts at $88.29 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 Genoa 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 Genoa to Budapest

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

The average journey time by train between Genoa and Budapest is 22 hours and 4 minutes, with around 14 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 Genoa and Budapest by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Genoa to Budapest is 15 hours and 14 minutes.

How much does the train from Genoa to Budapest cost?

Train tickets from Genoa to Budapest can start from as little as $88.29 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 Genoa to Budapest?

No, there are no direct train services from Genoa to Budapest. Travelling from Genoa to Budapest by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

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

The first train from Genoa to Budapest leaves at 11:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Genoa to Budapest leaves at 10:19. 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 Genoa and Budapest by train?

Trains travelling from Genoa to Budapest cover a distance of around 531 miles (855 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Genoa to Budapest for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. 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 04/29/2021 for travel on 04/29/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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