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.
This is the last train of the day.
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14 h 6 m
14 h 16 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Mainz for Budapest every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||518 miles (835 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 37 min|
|Average train ticket price||$60 (€53)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Mainz to Budapest cover the 518 miles (835 km) long route taking on average 10 h 37 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 route costs around $60 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $42 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Mainz and Budapest from $42 (€38). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
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 Mainz to Budapest train.
Travel between Mainz, Germany and Budapest, Hungary by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Hungary, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 5/16/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Mainz to Budapest before traveling.
Return travel from Hungary to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/21/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Mainz from Budapest.
There are a few train stations in Mainz to start your trip from including Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater and Mainz-Mombach. In Budapest you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Budapest-Déli and Budapest Keleti.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Mainz Hbf and travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Budapest-Déli and need to travel approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the train station to the city center in Budapest.
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