Trains from
London to Budapest

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London to Budapest route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time22h 23m
Fare range€118-€524

First & last trains

First train departs at06:47
Last train departs at20:01

Fastest journey

Fastest route19h 15m
Changes3 changes


Origin StationLondon
Destination StationBudapest

Train times for Tue 1 Aug

21h 55m7 changes
21h 58m6 changes
19h 55m4 changes
20h 00m3 changes
19h 15m3 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from London to Budapest start at €245.20 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from London to Budapest is €117.5. To buy train tickets from London 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 London to Budapest by train?

The average journey time between London and Budapest is 22 hours and 23 minutes and the fastest journey time is 19 hours and 15 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from London 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 London to Budapest?

The first train from London to Budapest departs at 06:47. The last train from London to Budapest departs at 20:01. 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 London and Budapest?

No, it is not possible to travel from London to Budapest without having to change trains. To travel from London to Budapest will require a minimum of 3 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 London?

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

  • *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 London to Budapest for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/08/2017. 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 23/04/2017 for travel on 24/06/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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