The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Erfurt to Budapest is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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9 h 48 m
12 h 37 m
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Of the 5 trains that leave Erfurt for Budapest every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||432 miles (697 km)|
|Average train duration||15 h 1 min|
|Average train ticket price||$64 (€56)|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Erfurt to Budapest cover the 432 miles (697 km) long journey taking on average 15 h 1 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $64 (€56), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $46 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.
Find the best trains from Erfurt to Budapest with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $46 (€40). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
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 Erfurt to Budapest train.
Train information from Erfurt to Budapest with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Erfurt, Germany and Budapest, Hungary by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Hungary must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Erfurt to Budapest as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Erfurt, Germany from Budapest is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Erfurt from Budapest closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking a train from Erfurt, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel. When you arrive in Budapest, your train can arrive in train stations including Budapest-Déli, Budapest Keleti and Budapest-Kelenföld.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Erfurt Hbf to Budapest-Déli.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Erfurt Hbf, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center of Erfurt.
The most popular arrival train station, Budapest-Déli, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center of Budapest.
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