Duisburg to Budapest by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 6m
  • Distance
    987 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    16hr 53m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Duisburg to Budapest by train

Fast trains from Duisburg to Budapest take around 12 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 987 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Duisburg and Budapest.

1. Are there direct trains from Duisburg to Budapest?

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

We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Duisburg to Budapest every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Duisburg to Budapest train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart Duisburg around 04:47 and the last train is around 00:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Duisburg around 04:40, and the last at 00:22.

When to book Duisburg 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 Duisburg to Budapest by train.

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Which train companies operate between Duisburg and Budapest?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Meridian
  • Railjet
  • Regional-Express
  • RegionalExpress
  • Regionalzug
  • Schnellzug

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.