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Travel from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal by train in 14 hours 45 minutes

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

The average journey time from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal by train is 17 hours 24 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 14 hours 45 minutes. Around 13 trains per day travel the 717 miles (1155 km) between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way to Rotterdam Centraal.

Book train tickets from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €46.90. 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 timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal by train

It takes an average of 17h 24m to travel from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal by train, over a distance of around 717 miles (1155 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal and tickets for this journey start from €46.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 14h 45m
PriceFrom €46.90
Distance717 miles (1155 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train05:40
Last train20:40
Departure stationBudapest
Arrival stationRotterdam Centraal
Changes2 changes

Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:40 19:55 15h 15m, 3 changes
05:40 20:46 15h 6m, 5 changes
06:40 21:25 14h 45m, 3 changes
08:40 23:51 15h 11m, 4 changes
10:40 06:46 20h 6m, 5 changes
10:40 07:40 21h 0m, 4 changes
12:40 08:25 19h 45m, 3 changes
13:40 08:25 18h 45m, 5 changes
15:40 08:40 17h 0m, 3 changes
15:40 09:25 17h 45m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal

The price of train tickets from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal starts at €46.90 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 Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal? 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 Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal take?

The average journey time by train between Budapest and Rotterdam Centraal is 17 hours and 24 minutes, with around 13 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 Budapest and Rotterdam Centraal by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal is 14 hours and 45 minutes.

How much does the train from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal cost?

Train ticket prices from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal 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 Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal?

No, there are no direct train services from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal. Travelling from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal leave?

The first train from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal leaves at 05:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal leave?

The last train from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal leaves at 20:40. 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 Budapest and Rotterdam Centraal by train?

Trains travelling from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal cover a distance of around 717 miles (1155 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rotterdam Centraal to Budapest.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 11/30/2021 for travel on 11/30/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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