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Travel from Munich Hbf to Budapest by train in 6 hours 32 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Munich Hbf to Budapest by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Munich Hbf to Budapest by train is 8 hours 7 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 6 hours 32 minutes. You'll usually find 18 trains per day traveling the 564 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Budapest. During your journey, you'll either be traveling with DB or ÖBB, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Book train tickets from Munich Hbf to Budapest in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $33.19. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Munich Hbf to Budapest by train

It takes an average of 8h 7m to travel from Munich Hbf to Budapest by train, over a distance of around 350 miles (564 km). There are normally 18 trains per day traveling from Munich Hbf to Budapest and tickets for this journey start from $33.19 when you book in advance.

First train

12:49 am

Last train

11:51 pm

Departure station

Munich Hbf

Arrival station

Budapest

Journey time

From 6h 32m

Distance

350 miles (564 km)

Frequency

18 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $33.19

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, Flixbus, Karat-S (Bus)

Munich Hbf to Budapest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Munich Hbf to Budapest for Tuesday Jul 23rd 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
8:29 am 3:02 pm 6h 33m, direct
8:48 am 4:02 pm 7h 14m, 2 changes
9:16 am 5:02 pm 7h 46m, 1 change
9:46 am 5:02 pm 7h 16m, 2 changes
11:17 am 6:02 pm 6h 45m, 2 changes
12:29 pm 7:02 pm 6h 33m, direct
1:17 pm 8:02 pm 6h 45m, 1 change
2:29 pm 9:02 pm 6h 33m, 1 change
2:48 pm 10:02 pm 7h 14m, 2 changes
4:30 pm 11:02 pm 6h 32m, direct

Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains from Munich Hbf to Budapest

You can travel from Munich Hbf to Budapest on Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB 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.

Cheap train tickets from Munich Hbf to Budapest

The price of train tickets from Munich Hbf to Budapest starts at $33.19 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 Munich Hbf 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 Munich Hbf to Budapest

Want to know more about your journey from Munich Hbf 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 Munich Hbf to Budapest take?

The average journey time by train between Munich Hbf and Budapest is 8 hours and 7 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 Munich Hbf and Budapest by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Munich Hbf to Budapest is 6 hours and 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Munich Hbf to Budapest cost?

Train tickets from Munich Hbf to Budapest can start from as little as $33.19 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 Munich Hbf to Budapest?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Munich Hbf to Budapest without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Munich Hbf to Budapest each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Munich Hbf to Budapest leave?

The first train from Munich Hbf to Budapest leaves at 00:49. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Munich Hbf to Budapest leave?

The last train from Munich Hbf to Budapest leaves at 23:51. 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 Munich Hbf and Budapest by train?

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


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