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Taking the train from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal in 14 hours 27 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 17 hours 21 minutes to travel the 717 miles (1155 km) from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal by train, although you can get there in as little as 14 hours 27 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 19 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 2 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal start from £58.33 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Rotterdam Centraal? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal by train

It takes an average of 17h 21m to travel from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal by train, over a distance of around 717 miles (1155 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal and tickets for this journey start from £58.33 when you book in advance.

First train

03:17

Last train

20:55

Departure station

Budapest

Arrival station

Rotterdam Centraal

Journey time

From 14h 27m

Distance

717 miles (1155 km)

Frequency

19 trains per day

Changes

2 changes

Price

From £58.33

Train and bus operators

Flixbus

Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal for Tuesday 12th March 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:55 21:16 15h 21m, 6 changes
06:58 21:25 14h 27m, 3 changes
07:55 22:55 15h 0m, 5 changes
08:55 05:16 20h 21m, 5 changes
10:55 07:16 20h 21m, 6 changes
10:55 07:40 20h 45m, 4 changes
12:55 08:25 19h 30m, 3 changes
14:55 08:55 18h 0m, 3 changes
15:55 09:25 17h 30m, 2 changes
17:55 10:40 16h 45m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal

The price of train tickets from Budapest to Rotterdam Centraal starts at £58.33 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 21 minutes, with around 19 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 27 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 £58.33 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 03:17. 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 20:55. 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.

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