Berlin to Budapest Train

Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Dec 07

Cheapest

50

Average

114

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Berlin to Budapest is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
10:29PMBerlin Hbf16h50 03:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
501One-way
Cheapest
10:29PMBerlin Hbf15h50 02:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
501One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:29PMBerlin Hbf16h10 02:39PMBudapest-Deli pu
4 transfers
531One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:29PMBerlin Hbf16h15 02:44PMBudapest Keleti
3 transfers
531One-way
06:17AMBerlin Hbf12h02 06:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
681One-way

Train schedule from Berlin to Budapest

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7
04:30AMBerlin Hbf11h49 04:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
06:01AMBerlin Hbf11h18 05:19PMBudapest Keleti
3 transfers
06:17AMBerlin Hbf12h02 06:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
06:30AMBerlin Hbf11h49 06:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
07:16AMBerlin Hbf12h18 07:34PMBudapest
2 transfers
08:05AMBerlin Hbf11h14 07:19PMBudapest Keleti
3 transfers
08:30AMBerlin Hbf11h49 08:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
09:16AMBerlin Hbf11h04 08:20PMBudapest
0 transfers
10:04AMBerlin Hbf11h15 09:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
10:30AMBerlin Hbf11h49 10:19PMBudapest Keleti
2 transfers
11:16AMBerlin Hbf13h03 12:19AMBudapest Keleti
2 transfers
12:05PMBerlin Hbf11h14 11:19PMBudapest Keleti
3 transfers
12:30PMBerlin Hbf11h49 12:19AMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
01:16PMBerlin Hbf17h48 07:04AMBudapest-Deli pu
5 transfers
02:30PMBerlin Hbf16h34 07:04AMBudapest-Deli pu
5 transfers
09:20PMBerlin Hbf15h59 01:19PMBudapest Keleti
3 transfers
10:29PMBerlin Hbf16h10 02:39PMBudapest-Deli pu
4 transfers
10:29PMBerlin Hbf16h15 02:44PMBudapest Keleti
3 transfers
10:29PMBerlin Hbf16h50 03:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
10:29PMBerlin Hbf15h50 02:19PMBudapest Keleti
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Fastest train times from Berlin to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Dec 07

Fastest Journey

11 h 4 m

Average

13 h 23 m

Trains per day

20

Distance

688 km

Of the 20 trains that leave Berlin for Budapest every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:16AMBerlin Hbf11h04 08:20PMBudapest
0 transfers
1201One-way
2nd Fastest
12:05PMBerlin Hbf11h14 11:19PMBudapest Keleti
3 transfers
1401One-way
2nd Fastest
08:05AMBerlin Hbf11h14 07:19PMBudapest Keleti
3 transfers
1401One-way
10:04AMBerlin Hbf11h15 09:19PMBudapest Keleti
1 transfer
1201One-way
06:01AMBerlin Hbf11h18 05:19PMBudapest Keleti
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1001One-way

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Overview: Train from Berlin to Budapest

distanceDistance427 miles (688 km)
durationAverage train duration15 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$66 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Berlin to Budapest cover the 427 miles (688 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 50 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $66 (€59), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $56 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Budapest trains

Travel from Berlin to Budapest from $56 (€50) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Budapest train.

  • Average Price: $56

Trains from Berlin to Budapest

Trains in Europe are an effective way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Deutsche Bahn, the German national rail provider, runs trains from Berlin to Budapest with a journey time between 11½ and 20 hours. There are usually over 10 trains traveling from Berlin to Budapest per day, with the first departing Berlin at approximately 4:27 a.m. and the final train leaving at 12:43 a.m. Occasional trains are direct; however, most trains require multiple transfers. Prague and Vienna are popular transfer locations when traveling from Berlin to Budapest. All trains depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrive at either Budapest's Deli pu or Keleti train station.

Berlin to Budapest Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from Berlin to Budapest when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€201

1 Day in Advance

€142

1 Week in Advance

€135

2 Weeks in Advance

€127

1 Month in Advance

€108

3 Months in Advance

€86

Berlin to Budapest Trains: General Information


Travelers in Europe can usually offset some of cost of Berlin to Budapest train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.

  • autobus All Berlin to Budapest trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus Occasional Berlin to Budapest trains are direct; however, most journeys require at least 1 transfer usually in Prague or Vienna. Many journeys require 2-6 transfers before arriving in Budapest. All trains depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrive at either Budapest's Deli pu or Keleti train station.
  • autobus The Berlin to Budapest train journey takes as little as 11 hours and 31 minutes to arrive in Budapest.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Berlin to Budapest train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Berlin to Budapest trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 29% cheaper on average to book a Berlin to Budapest train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • Berlin to Budapest trains are 33% cheaper on average when booked a week ahead of the travel date.
  • Berlin to Budapest train costs are 45% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Travel Tips: Trains from Berlin to Budapest

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Budapest easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Budapest.
FAQs

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Budapest, Hungary by train is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Hungary from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

All travelers in Hungary must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Berlin to Budapest as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Budapest to Berlin is: Unrestricted

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Hungary?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Budapest?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Berlin from Budapest here.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Berlin to Budapest for as low as $56 (€50)  for the next 7 days.
The train price from Berlin to Budapest is on average $66 (€59)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The Berlin to Budapest train distance is approximately 427 miles (688 km).
The Berlin to Budapest train duration is on average 15 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 427 miles (688 km) to Budapest from Berlin. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Berlin to start your trip from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. In Budapest you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Budapest-Déli, Budapest Keleti and Budapest-Kelenföld.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Budapest-Déli, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Berlin to Budapest, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Budapest. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Berlin to Budapest journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Berlin to Budapest, and you can find a direct train for this route with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Berlin to Budapest. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Berlin to Budapest train departs at 8: 29 PM   and the last train from Berlin to Budapest leaves at 8: 29 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Berlin to Budapest on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
The price of a one way train ticket from Berlin to Budapest is on average $66 (€59) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Berlin to Budapest available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Berlin and Budapest

Berlin
Budapest
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your trip to Budapest.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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