Berlin to Budapest by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 2m
  • Distance
    688 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 57m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Berlin to Budapest by train

Fast trains from Berlin to Budapest take around 11 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 688 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Berlin and Budapest.

1. Are there direct trains from Berlin to Budapest?

Direct trains from Berlin to Budapest have been found.

We usually find around 7 direct trains on the route from Berlin to Budapest every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Berlin to Budapest?

The Berlin to Budapest train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Berlin to Budapest train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart Berlin around 08:59 and the last train is around 18:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Berlin around 06:02, and the last at 18:43.

When to book Berlin to Budapest train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Berlin to Budapest by train.

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Which train companies operate between Berlin and Budapest?

More than one train company operates on the route from Berlin to Budapest, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Euro Night
  • Eurocity (EC)

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.