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Overview: Train from Paris to Budapest

distanceDistance771 miles (1244 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$358 (€296)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Paris to Budapest cover the 771 miles (1244 km) long trip taking on average 13 h 24 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $349 (€289), but the average price of train tickets is $358 (€296). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris to Budapest

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Paris, France and Budapest, Hungary allowed?

Travel between Paris, France and Budapest, Hungary by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Hungary from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travelers in Hungary must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/10/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Budapest from Paris as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Budapest, Hungary?

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

Is my return train into Paris 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, 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 1/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Budapest closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Paris to Budapest cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Paris to Budapest to cost as little as $349 (€289)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Paris to Budapest?

The Paris to Budapest train ticket price is on average $358 (€296)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is Paris to Budapest by train?

The distance to Budapest from Paris by train is approximately 771 miles (1244 km).

How long is the train to Budapest from Paris?

On average the Paris to Budapest train travel time is 13 h 24 min  for the 771 miles (1244 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Paris to Budapest depart from? Which Budapest train station do I come into from Paris?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Where is the Paris train station located? Where is the Budapest train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Budapest-Déli and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Budapest.

How many train services are there to Budapest from Paris a day?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Paris to Budapest. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Paris to Budapest?

The first Paris to Budapest train departs at 5: 55 AM   and the last train from Paris to Budapest leaves at 4: 55 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Paris to Budapest on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Paris to Budapest to get the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket from Paris to Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $358 (€296) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Paris and Budapest are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Budapest
The major railway station for departures from Paris is Paris Gare de Lyon. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Paris Gare de Lyon for your journey between Paris and Budapest.
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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+33 890640650
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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+33 892353535
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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+33 892353535
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C