Saarbrücken to Budapest by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 42m
  • Distance
    911 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    16hr 33m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Saarbrücken to Budapest by train

Fast trains from Saarbrücken to Budapest take around 11 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 911 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Saarbrücken and Budapest.

1. Are there direct trains from Saarbrücken to Budapest?

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

We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Saarbrücken to Budapest every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 5 departures.

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

The Saarbrücken to Budapest train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart Saarbrücken around 04:46 and the last train is around 22:02. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Saarbrücken to Budapest 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 Saarbrücken to Budapest by train.

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Which train companies operate between Saarbrücken and Budapest?

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

  • Euro City
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress

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.