Trains from
Barcelona to Budapest

Barcelona to Budapest route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time25h 30m
Fare range€156-€517
Distance1499km
Train operatorsALSA, SBB CFF FFS, flixbus, idbus, Renfe-SNCF, TGV Lyria
First & last trains
First train departs at09:25
Last train departs at16:45
Fastest journey
Fastest route23h 54m
Changes2 changes
Stations
Origin StationBarcelona
Destination StationBudapest

Train times for Fri 24 Nov

08:40
09:19
Barcelona
Budapest
24h 39m4 changes
09:04
09:19
Barcelona
Budapest
24h 15m4 changes
12:35
14:19
Barcelona
Budapest
25h 44m7 changes
12:43
14:19
Barcelona
Budapest
25h 36m7 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Barcelona to Budapest start at €342.40 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

14 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€342.40
1 day
in advance
€422.72
Avg. single price
On the day
€478.70
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Barcelona to Budapest?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Barcelona to Budapest is €155.9. To buy train tickets from Barcelona to Budapest for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Barcelona to Budapest by train?

The average journey time between Barcelona and Budapest is 25 hours and 30 minutes and the fastest journey time is 23 hours and 54 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Barcelona to Budapest. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Barcelona to Budapest?

The first train from Barcelona to Budapest departs at 09:25. The last train from Barcelona to Budapest departs at 16:45. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Barcelona and Budapest?

No, it is not possible to travel from Barcelona to Budapest without having to change trains. To travel from Barcelona to Budapest will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Barcelona?

By train, of course. See trains from Budapest to Barcelona.

  • *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 Barcelona to Budapest for a typical week day using timetable data for 24/11/2017. 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 26/08/2017 for travel on 29/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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