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Route overview
Avg. journey time28h 28m
Fare range€153.00 - €651.00
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at07:40
Last train departs at20:40
Fastest journey
Fastest route26h 30m
Changes3 changes
Origin StationBudapest
Destination StationMadrid

Budapest to Madrid train times

Check out the next trains departing from Budapest to Madrid for Tuesday 18th Dec 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
32h 05m
5 changes
28h 05m
7 changes
26h 30m
4 changes
27h 15m
3 changes

Budapest to Madrid train prices

Train tickets from Budapest to Madrid start at €152.55 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Budapest to Madrid start at €280.65 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.

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

The average journey time between Budapest and Madrid is 28 hours and 28 minutes and the fastest journey time is 26 hours and 30 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Budapest to Madrid. 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 Budapest to Madrid?

The first train from Budapest to Madrid departs at 07:40. The last train from Budapest to Madrid departs at 20:40. 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 Budapest and Madrid?

No, it is not possible to travel from Budapest to Madrid without having to change trains. To travel from Budapest to Madrid will require a minimum of 3 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Madrid 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 Budapest to Madrid 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 25/09/2018 for travel on 06/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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