Budapest to Berlin train

Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Berlin

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109

Average

109

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

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08:40PMBudapest Keleti14h29 11:09AMBerlin Hbf
3 transfers
1091One-way

Train schedule from Budapest to Berlin

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Fastest train times from Budapest to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Fastest Journey

14 h 29 m

Average

14 h 29 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

688 km

It's difficult to get from Budapest to Berlin without transferring at least 3 times.

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08:40PMBudapest Keleti14h29 11:09AMBerlin Hbf
3 transfers
1091One-way

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Overview: Train from Budapest to Berlin

distanceDistance427 miles (688 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$99 (€90)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Budapest to Berlin cover the 427 miles (688 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 55 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $99 (€90), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $44 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Budapest to Berlin trains

For as little as $44 (€40) you can travel by train from Budapest to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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 Budapest to Berlin train.

  • Average Price: $44

Trains from Budapest to Berlin

Trains in Europe are a popular way to travel in Europe with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. All trains traveling from Budapest to Berlin are operated by Deutsche Bahn, traveling between 11-14 times per day. Occasional Budapest to Berlin trains are direct; however, most trains require at least 1 transfer, usually in Prague or Munich. Most journeys require 4 or 5 transfers before arriving in Berlin. Trains depart from either Budapest's Keleti, Deli pu, or Nyigati pu train station and take at least 11½ hours arrive at Berlin Hauptbahnhof.

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Budapest to Berlin Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€98

1 Day in Advance

€98

1 Week in Advance

€89

2 Weeks in Advance

€81

1 Month in Advance

€64

3 Months in Advance

€64

Budapest to Berlin Trains: General Information


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

  • autobus All Budapest to Berlin trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus Some Budapest to Berlin trains are direct; however, most trains require at least 1 transfer usually in Prague or Munich. Most journeys require 4 or 5 transfers. All trains depart from either Budapest's Keleti, Deli pu, or Nyugati pu train station and arrive at Berlin Hauptbahnhof.
  • autobus The Budapest to Berlin train journey takes as little as 11 hours and 32 minutes to arrive in Berlin.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Budapest to Berlin 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 Budapest to Berlin trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • Budapest to Berlin trains are 9% cheaper on average when booked a week ahead of the travel date.
  • Budapest to Berlin train costs are 35% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Travel Tips: Trains from Budapest to Berlin

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Berlin 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 Budapest to Berlin.
FAQs

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Hungary?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Berlin from Budapest before traveling.

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

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

Last checked on 11/17/22. 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 Budapest from Berlin here.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Berlin from Budapest for as low as $44 (€40)  for the next 7 days.
The Budapest to Berlin train ticket price is on average $99 (€90)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The Budapest to Berlin train distance is approximately 427 miles (688 km).
The train time from Budapest to Berlin is on average 11 h 55 min  for the 427 miles (688 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Budapest to Berlin by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Budapest train stations to Berlin you can start your journey from include Budapest-Déli, Budapest Keleti and Budapest-Kelenföld. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Berlin include Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Budapest-Déli   and arriving in Berlin Hbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Budapest-Déli and travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Berlin Hbf and need to travel approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Berlin.

Take the Budapest to Berlin train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Budapest and Berlin as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Budapest for Berlin is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Budapest to Berlin at 1: 40 PM. The last train from Budapest to Berlin that you can take departs at 1: 40 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Budapest to Berlin schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you book a train ticket from Budapest to Berlin within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $99 (€90) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Budapest and Berlin are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports in Budapest and Berlin

Budapest
Berlin
Budapest-Déli is the most popular Budapest 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 Budapest for your trip to Berlin.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+36 13558657
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00-10: 00, 10: 20-14: 00, 14: 25- 17: 35
Public transit options for Budapest-Déli
Metro lines: M2 (red)
Tram lines: 17, 56, 56A, 59, 59A, 59B, 61
Bus lines: 21, 21A, 39, 102, 139, 140, 140A, N960, N990
Train lines: IC, IR, S (10, 12, 30, 34, 35, 40, 42), Z30

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