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Take the train from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti in 13 hours 11 minutes

If you want to travel from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti by train to take around 15 hours 42 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 13 hours 11 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 18 trains per day running on this route, which spans 568 miles (914 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Budapest-Keleti. DB trains are the main operator of services on this route, so you're likely to travel with them for all or at least part of your journey to Budapest-Keleti.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti start from £35.70 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti by train

It takes an average of 15h 42m to travel from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti by train, over a distance of around 568 miles (914 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti and tickets for this journey start from £35.70 when you book in advance.

First train

05:08

Last train

21:56

Departure station

Hamburg-Bergedorf

Arrival station

Budapest-Keleti

Journey time

From 13h 11m

Distance

568 miles (914 km)

Frequency

18 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £35.70

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn

Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti for Tuesday 4th June 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:32 21:30 13h 58m, 2 changes
07:59 21:19 13h 20m, 3 changes
08:56 23:19 14h 23m, 2 changes
09:56 23:19 13h 23m, 3 changes
10:28 07:29 21h 1m, 4 changes
11:56 07:29 19h 33m, 5 changes
12:28 07:29 19h 1m, 6 changes
15:32 07:29 15h 57m, 2 changes
15:58 08:19 16h 21m, 4 changes
16:06 08:19 16h 13m, 5 changes

Deutsche Bahn and EC (Eurocity) trains from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti

You can travel from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti 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

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.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Eurocity (EC) classes from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti

Compare the different travel classes offered by Eurocity (EC) when travelling from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti.

Onboard services on Eurocity (EC)

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take as much luggage as you like for free without making a reservation.

Luggage items include briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases. You can also take pushchairs, folding bikes, scooters, skis and surfboards.

Luggage should be stored under the seat or in the overhead luggage rack. Generally, the standard dimensions of luggage racks are 70 x 50 x 30 cm. Larger items of luggage such as suitcases can be stored in the large luggage racks by the doors.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

With EC, you can enjoy food and drink in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you opt for the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

In First Class, you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

DB trains offer a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Deutsche Bahn are gradually installing free WiFi on their EC trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

When travelling with EC, children under 5 years old travel free of charge and don’t require a ticket. Also, children up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

On board most EC trains, you will find a family compartment or area suitable for families with babies and children up to the age of 3 years old.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

When travelling with EC, you need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle with you. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Usually, bike storage spaces are located in second class carriages. Please note that your seat and bike storage space might be located in different carriages.

PetPetPets

If you’re travelling on a EC train, you can take your pet with you. If you have a small dog or pet, you do not need an additional ticket and they can travel for free in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an extra ticket, which costs 50% less than a standard ticket. Dogs not travelling in a transport box must be on a lead and wear a muzzle.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge and do not have to wear a muzzle on the train.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

The Mobility Service can help you with board, disembark and change trains. In addition, staff are happy to answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

Cheap train tickets from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti

The price of train tickets from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti starts at £35.70 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 Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti 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 Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti? 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 Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti take?

The average journey time by train between Hamburg-Bergedorf and Budapest-Keleti is 15 hours and 42 minutes, with around 18 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 Hamburg-Bergedorf and Budapest-Keleti by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti is 13 hours and 11 minutes.

How much does the train from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti cost?

Train ticket prices from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti can start from as little as £35.70 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 Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti leave?

The first train from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti leaves at 05:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti leave?

The last train from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti leaves at 21:56. 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 Hamburg-Bergedorf and Budapest-Keleti by train?

Trains travelling from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Budapest-Keleti cover a distance of around 568 miles (914 km) during the journey.

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