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Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest by train

It takes an average of 14h 17m to travel from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest by train, over a distance of around 425 miles (684 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest and tickets for this journey start from €46.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 57m
Price€46.90 - €275.60
Distance425 miles (684 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
Departure stationBerlin Südkreuz
Arrival stationBudapest
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, Deutsche Bahn

Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest for Tuesday 8th Dec 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:53 20:19 12h 26m, 4 changes
09:23 20:20 10h 57m, direct
09:53 22:19 12h 26m, 3 changes
09:53 22:20 12h 27m, 2 changes
11:23 22:25 11h 02m, 1 change
11:53 05:39 17h 46m, 4 changes
13:53 07:19 17h 26m, 6 changes
13:53 07:24 17h 31m, 5 changes
18:21 08:34 14h 13m, 2 changes
19:26 12:19 16h 53m, 3 changes

Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest

You can travel from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest on Deutsche Bahn 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.

Cheap train tickets from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest

Train tickets from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest start at €46.90 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 €210.97.
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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 Berlin Südkreuz 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 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Berlin Südkreuz 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 Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest take?

The average journey time by train between Berlin Südkreuz and Budapest is 14 hours and 17 minutes, with around 16 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 Berlin Südkreuz and Budapest by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest is 10 hours and 57 minutes.

How much does the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest cost?

Train ticket prices from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest can start from as little as €46.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Berlin Südkreuz 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 Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest leave?

The first train from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest leaves at 03:58. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest leave?

The last train from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest leaves at 22:53. 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 Berlin Südkreuz and Budapest by train?

Trains travelling from Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest cover a distance of around 425 miles (684 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Budapest to Berlin Südkreuz. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Berlin Südkreuz 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 Berlin Südkreuz to Budapest for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/12/2020. 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 21/11/2020 for travel on 14/11/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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