Lyon to Budapest train

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Overview: Train from Lyon to Budapest

distanceDistance681 miles (1099 km)
durationAverage train duration15 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$301 (€268)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Lyon to Budapest cover the 681 miles (1099 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 45 min with our travel partners like 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 $301 (€268), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $296 (€264). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

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FAQs

Travel between Lyon, France and Budapest, Hungary by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Hungary from France?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

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 5/16/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Lyon to Budapest as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Lyon, France from Budapest is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Lyon 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 France from Budapest?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Lyon, France?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 5/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lyon from Budapest closer to your date of departure here here.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Lyon to Budapest trains for as little as $296 (€264)  in the next 7 days.
The train price between Lyon and Budapest is on average $301 (€268)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The Lyon to Budapest train distance is approximately 681 miles (1099 km).
While the time it takes to travel 681 miles (1099 km) from Lyon to Budapest can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Lyon to Budapest train journey time is on average 15 h 45 min.

When departing from Lyon, you have various train station options to start your route from including Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon-Perrache and Lyon Part-Dieu, Gare routière. When arriving in Budapest, you can end your journey in train stations like Budapest-Déli and Budapest Keleti.

Omio customers book a train from Lyon Part Dieu   to Budapest-Déli   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu, which is located around 2 miles (3.3 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 Lyon to Budapest, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Budapest. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Lyon to Budapest journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Lyon to Budapest. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Lyon at 7: 34 AM. The last train leaves from Lyon at 9: 04 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Lyon to Budapest and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains from Lyon to Budapest to cost on average $301 (€268) 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 Lyon to Budapest train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lyon
Budapest
Lyon Part Dieu is the most popular Lyon 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 Lyon for your trip to Budapest.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 184943635
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Wed: 05: 00 - 20: 45 | Thu - Sat: 05: 00 - 21: 45 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 45
Public transit options for Lyon Part Dieu
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Tram lines: T4, K240, T3, K100
Bus lines: 2960, C2, C3, C6, C9
Train lines: TGV, TGV Lyria, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER, Intercités, Eurostar, AVE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+33 72401062
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Lyon-Perrache
Metro lines: A, B, C, D
Bus lines: 8, 31, 46, 49, 55, 60, 63, S1, C19, C21, C22
Tram lines: 1, 2
Train lines: TGV, TGV INOUI, OUIGO, TER Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Intercités

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