Villach to Budapest by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 48m
  • Distance
    407 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Villach to Budapest by train

Fast trains from Villach to Budapest take around 6 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 407 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Villach and Budapest.

1. Are there direct trains from Villach to Budapest?

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

We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Villach 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 Villach to Budapest?

The Villach to Budapest train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart Villach around 05:26 and the last train is around 17:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Villach around 07:14, and the last at 17:14.

When to book Villach 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 Villach to Budapest by train.

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Which train companies operate between Villach and Budapest?

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

  • Inter City
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • Night train
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Xpress
  • Schnellzug
  • Thello

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.