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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11 h 14 m
11 h 37 m
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Of the 3 trains that leave Budapest for Berlin every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||427 miles (688 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 32 min|
|Average train ticket price||$104 (€90)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Sylt Shuttle Plus or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Budapest to Berlin cover the 427 miles (688 km) long route taking on average 11 h 32 min with our travel partners like Sylt Shuttle Plus or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $104 (€90), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $44 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Kelenföld and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
You can travel by train from Budapest to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $44 (€38). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Budapest and Berlin. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.
When departing from Budapest, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Budapest-Kelenföld, Budapest-Déli and Budapest Keleti. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your route in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Alexanderplatz and Berlin Südkreuz.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Budapest-Kelenföld, which is located around 3.2 miles (5.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre.
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