Berlin to Budapest route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time12h 34m
Trains per day2
Fare range€44-€140
Train operatorsflixbus
First & last trains
First train departs at04:34
Last train departs at19:35
Fastest journey
Fastest route11h 25m
Origin StationBerlin
Destination StationBudapest

Train times for Wed 22 Nov

13h 30mDirect
15h 48m2 changes
12h 01m2 changes
11h 25m1 change
11h 58m5 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Berlin to Budapest start at €95.97 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Berlin to Budapest is €44.25. To buy train tickets from Berlin 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 Berlin to Budapest by train?

The average journey time between Berlin and Budapest is 12 hours and 34 minutes and the fastest journey time is 11 hours and 25 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 10 trains per day travelling from Berlin 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 Berlin to Budapest?

The first train from Berlin to Budapest departs at 04:34. The last train from Berlin to Budapest departs at 19:35. 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 Berlin and Budapest?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin to Budapest without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Berlin to Budapest. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Berlin?

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

  • *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 Berlin to Budapest for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/11/2017. 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 24/08/2017 for travel on 26/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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