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Budapest to Paris by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    13hr 1m
  • Distance
    1,247 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    19hr 44m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Budapest to Paris by train

Fast trains from Budapest to Paris take around 13 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 1,247 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Budapest and Paris.

1. Are there direct trains from Budapest to Paris?

Journeys between Budapest and Paris usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Budapest to Paris every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 11 departures.

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

The Budapest to Paris train travel time is normally about 13 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Paris is usually scheduled to depart Budapest around 04:30 and the last train is around 23:20. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Budapest to Paris train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Budapest to Paris by train.

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Which train companies operate between Budapest and Paris?

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

  • Alleo
  • Euro City
  • Euro Night
  • EuroNight
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Meridian
  • Night Jet
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Xpress
  • Schnellzug
  • TGV

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.