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About the train journey from Kelkheim to Budapest

Want to travel from Kelkheim to Budapest by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Kelkheim to Budapest usually takes 12 hours 31 minutes on average to travel 515 miles (828 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 10 hours 18 minutes. You can expect to find 14 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Kelkheim and Budapest, you’ll need to make 2 changes on your way to Budapest.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Kelkheim to Budapest in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save!

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Budapest, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Kelkheim to Budapest by train

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 10h 18m


515 miles (828 km)


14 trains per day


2 changes

Kelkheim to Budapest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Kelkheim to Budapest for Tuesday 28th May 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:14 19:02 10h 48m, 2 changes
08:44 19:02 10h 18m, 3 changes
09:14 20:02 10h 48m, 3 changes
10:44 21:02 10h 18m, 2 changes
12:44 23:02 10h 18m, 2 changes
14:44 07:12 16h 28m, 4 changes
14:44 07:29 16h 45m, 2 changes
18:14 08:02 13h 48m, 2 changes
18:44 08:02 13h 18m, 3 changes
20:44 11:02 14h 18m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Kelkheim to Budapest

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 Kelkheim to Budapest 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Kelkheim to Budapest? 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 Kelkheim to Budapest take?

The average journey time by train between Kelkheim and Budapest is 12 hours and 31 minutes, with around 14 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 Kelkheim and Budapest by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Kelkheim to Budapest is 10 hours and 18 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Kelkheim to Budapest?

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

What time does the first train from Kelkheim to Budapest leave?

The first train from Kelkheim to Budapest leaves at 05:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Kelkheim to Budapest leave?

The last train from Kelkheim to Budapest leaves at 23:44. 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 Kelkheim and Budapest by train?

Trains travelling from Kelkheim to Budapest cover a distance of around 515 miles (828 km) during the journey.

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