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How to travel from Kelkheim to Budapest by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Kelkheim to Budapest? Look no further.

There are around 15 trains per day running between Kelkheim and Budapest, which usually take 12 hours 12 minutes to complete the 515 miles (828 km) journey. It can take as little as 10 hours 37 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Budapest from Kelkheim, you'll just need to make 2 changes along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Kelkheim to Budapest if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €69.90. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Kelkheim to Budapest by train

It takes an average of 12h 12m to travel from Kelkheim to Budapest by train, over a distance of around 515 miles (828 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Kelkheim to Budapest and tickets for this journey start from €69.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 37m
PriceFrom €69.90
Distance515 miles (828 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train05:42
Last train23:42
Departure stationKelkheim
Arrival stationBudapest
Changes2 changes

Kelkheim to Budapest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Kelkheim to Budapest for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:42 17:19 10h 37m, 2 changes
07:12 18:19 11h 7m, 4 changes
08:12 19:19 11h 7m, 2 changes
08:42 19:19 10h 37m, 3 changes
09:12 20:19 11h 7m, 3 changes
10:42 21:19 10h 37m, 2 changes
11:12 22:19 11h 7m, 4 changes
12:42 23:19 10h 37m, 2 changes
13:12 07:20 18h 8m, 4 changes
14:42 06:04 15h 22m, 5 changes

Cheap train tickets from Kelkheim to Budapest

The price of train tickets from Kelkheim to Budapest starts at €69.90 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 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.

§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 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 12 minutes, with around 15 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 37 minutes.

How much does the train from Kelkheim to Budapest cost?

Train ticket prices from Kelkheim to Budapest can start from as little as €69.90 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 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 05:42. 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 23:42. 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.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Kelkheim to Budapest 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 07/30/2021 for travel on 07/30/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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