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Route overview
Avg. journey time13h 17m
Trains per day2
Fare range€11.00 - €400.00
Distance687km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at04:35
Last train departs at21:23
Fastest journey
Fastest route10h 57m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationBerlin
Destination StationBudapest

Berlin to Budapest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Berlin to Budapest for Tuesday 18th Dec 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:23
20:20
Berlin
Budapest
10h 57m
Direct
10:11
21:19
Berlin
Budapest
11h 08m
1 change
10:37
22:19
Berlin
Budapest
11h 42m
3 changes
11:23
22:20
Berlin
Budapest
10h 57m
1 change
12:11
05:09
Berlin
Budapest
16h 58m
6 changes

Deutsche Bahn and EC (Eurocity) trains from Berlin to Budapest

You can travel from Berlin to Budapest on Deutsche Bahn and EC (Eurocity) 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

Deutsche Bahn

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 billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

The European equivalent of the Intercity of Deutsche Bahn, this train is used on cross-border routes, for example on journeys from Germany to Denmark, Austria and the Czech Republic. It stops only in some major city stations – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Berlin to Budapest train prices

Train tickets from Berlin to Budapest start at €11.00 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Berlin to Budapest start at €100.87 when you book at least 28 days in advance.** Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€100.87
14 days
in advance
€101.28
Avg. single price
On the day
€181.08
Avg. single price

How long does it take to travel from Berlin to Budapest by train?

The average journey time between Berlin and Budapest is 13 hours and 17 minutes and the fastest journey time is 10 hours and 57 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 18 trains per day travelling from Berlin to Budapest. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Berlin to Budapest?

The first train from Berlin to Budapest departs at 04:35. The last train from Berlin to Budapest departs at 21:23. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Berlin and Budapest?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin to Budapest without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Berlin to Budapest. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Budapest to Berlin. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Berlin 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 to Budapest for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/12/2018. 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 16/09/2018 for travel on 16/09/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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