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Journey timeFrom 5h 49m
Price$49.82 - $168.42
Distance302km (188 miles)
Frequency1 train per day
Departure stationZagreb
Arrival stationBudapest
ChangesDirect trains available
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Zagreb to Budapest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Zagreb to Budapest for Thursday 12th Dec 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDurationTrainOperated by
16:3822:245h 46m, directIntercity 201HZPP
21:2012:1914h 59m, 5 changesEuroNight 498, Regionalzug 604+4ÖBB, Slovenske zeleznice
07:0017:1910h 19m, 1 changeEurocity 158, Eurocity 145HZPP, ÖBB
07:3322:1914h 46m, 8 changesRegionalzug 3004, Regionalzug 3126+7HZPP, Slovenske zeleznice+1
16:3822:245h 46m, directIntercity 201HZPP
21:2016:1918h 59m, 5 changesEuroNight 498, SEV-Bus 2900+4ÖBB, Slovenske zeleznice
07:0016:499h 49m, 2 changesEurocity 158, Regionalzug 7189+1HZPP, ÖBB+1
07:0017:1910h 19m, 1 changeEurocity 158, Eurocity 145HZPP, ÖBB
16:3822:245h 46m, directIntercity 201HZPP
18:3006:3912h 09m, 5 changesSonderzug 15801, Regionalzug 8901+4MAV

Cheap train tickets from Zagreb to Budapest

Train tickets from Zagreb to Budapest start at €42.60 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €83.23.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price75.05
on the day
avg. single price83.23

Vooraf boeken

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 Zagreb to Budapest by booking early.§

Wees flexibel met je reistijden

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.

Kies een langzamere trein of eentje waarbij je moet overstappen

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!

Houd een oogje in het zeil voor speciale aanbiedingen

Take a look at {first} to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Zagreb 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 Zagreb to Budapest take?

The average journey time by train between Zagreb and Budapest is 10 hours and 36 minutes, with around 4 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 Zagreb and Budapest by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Zagreb to Budapest is 5 hours and 49 minutes.

How much does the train from Zagreb to Budapest cost?

Train tickets from Zagreb to Budapest can start from as little as €42.60 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Zagreb to Budapest?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Zagreb to Budapest without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Zagreb to Budapest. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Zagreb to Budapest leaves at 04:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Zagreb to Budapest leaves at 21:20. 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 Zagreb and Budapest by train?

Trains travelling from Zagreb to Budapest cover a distance of around 302km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Budapest to Zagreb. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Zagreb to Budapest.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Zagreb to Budapest for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/12/2019. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 15/05/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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