Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Jan 25

Cheapest

$161

Average

$163

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Budapest to Berlin will cost around $ 163 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 161.

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07:40AMBudapest Keleti11h50 07:30PMBerlin Hbf
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$1611One-way
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03:40PMBudapest Keleti14h51 06:31AMBerlin Hbf
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06:40AMBudapest Keleti11h45 06:25PMBerlin Hbf
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06:40AMBudapest Keleti13h19 07:59PMBerlin Hbf
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02:40PMBudapest Keleti15h51 06:31AMBerlin Hbf
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$1611One-way

Train schedule from Budapest to Berlin

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06:40AMBudapest Keleti11h45 06:25PMBerlin Hbf
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06:40AMBudapest Keleti13h19 07:59PMBerlin Hbf
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07:40AMBudapest Keleti11h50 07:30PMBerlin Hbf
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09:40AMBudapest Keleti11h49 09:29PMBerlin Hbf
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11:40AMBudapest Keleti11h55 11:35PMBerlin Hbf
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02:40PMBudapest Keleti15h51 06:31AMBerlin Hbf
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03:40PMBudapest Keleti14h51 06:31AMBerlin Hbf
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Tue
Jan 25
$144Deutsche Bahn
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$114Eurowings
Wed
Jan 26
$56Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$271Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Jan 27
$56Deutsche Bahn
$46Flixbus
$231Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Jan 28
$56Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$58Malta Air
Sat
Jan 29
$56Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$13Malta Air
Sun
Jan 30
$69Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$26Malta Air
Mon
Jan 31
$56Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$114Eurowings
Tue
Feb 1
$56Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$14Malta Air
Wed
Feb 2
$56Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$195Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Feb 3
$56Deutsche Bahn
$54Flixbus
$11ryanair sun
Fri
Feb 4
$56Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$33Malta Air
Sat
Feb 5
$60Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$16Malta Air
Sun
Feb 6
$60Deutsche Bahn
$54Flixbus
$19Wizz Air
Mon
Feb 7
$56Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$25ryanair sun
Tue
Feb 8
$56Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$9Malta Air
Wed
Feb 9
$56Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$139Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Feb 10
$56Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$9ryanair sun
Fri
Feb 11
$56Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$13Malta Air
Sat
Feb 12
$56Deutsche Bahn
$30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$13Wizz Air
Sun
Feb 13
$56Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$29Malta Air

Fastest train times from Budapest to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Jan 25

Fastest Journey

11 h 45 m

Average

13 h 2 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

688 km

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

Fastest
06:40AMBudapest Keleti11h45 06:25PMBerlin Hbf
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$1611One-way
2nd Fastest
09:40AMBudapest Keleti11h49 09:29PMBerlin Hbf
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$1611One-way
07:40AMBudapest Keleti11h50 07:30PMBerlin Hbf
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$1611One-way
11:40AMBudapest Keleti11h55 11:35PMBerlin Hbf
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$1751One-way
06:40AMBudapest Keleti13h19 07:59PMBerlin Hbf
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$1611One-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$92 (€76)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Budapest to Berlin cover the 427 miles (688 km) long route taking on average 11 h 55 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 trip costs around $92 (€76), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $56 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Budapest to Berlin trains

Find the best trains from Budapest to Berlin with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $56 (€47). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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: $56

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Budapest to Berlin are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

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 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

Is cross-border travel by train between Budapest, Hungary and Berlin, Germany allowed?

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

Is international entry into Berlin from Budapest restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

The above information was last checked on 1/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Berlin from Budapest closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Budapest, Hungary from Berlin, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Hungary is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Budapest from Berlin?

Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

Last checked on 1/17/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Budapest from Berlin.

How much does a cheap train to Berlin from Budapest cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Budapest to Berlin for the next 7 days starting from $56 (€47)  one way.

What is the cost of a train to Berlin from Budapest?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Budapest to Berlin train price to come in at an average of $92 (€76)  one way.

How far is it from Budapest to Berlin by train?

The Budapest to Berlin train distance is approximately 427 miles (688 km).

How long is a train to Berlin from Budapest on average?

The train time between Budapest and Berlin is on average 11 h 55 min  for the 427 miles (688 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Berlin from Budapest by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Budapest goes to Berlin? What train station do I come into Berlin from Budapest?

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

Where is the train station in Budapest to go to Berlin? Where is the train station in Berlin located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Budapest-Déli and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Berlin Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the train station to the city center in Berlin.

Which train providers should I travel with from Budapest to Berlin?

When taking a train from Budapest to Berlin, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Berlin. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Berlin from Budapest and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services per day are there between Budapest and Berlin?

The average number of trains departing Budapest for Berlin is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from Budapest to Berlin? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the earliest train from Budapest to Berlin at 4: 40 AM   or take the last train from Budapest to Berlin leaving at 10: 25 PM. Look for the latest Budapest to Berlin train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

When should I book the Budapest to Berlin train for the best deals on tickets?

You can find trains from Budapest to Berlin to cost on average $92 (€76) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Budapest to Berlin train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Budapest
Berlin
The major railway station for departures from Budapest is Budapest-Déli. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Budapest-Déli for your journey from Budapest to Berlin.
Amenities at station
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