The cheapest trains from Paris to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

$359

Average

$362

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.

The average ticket from Paris to Budapest will cost around $ 362 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 359.

Cheapest
10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est13h33 12:19AMBudapest Keleti
2 changes
$3591One-way
Cheapest
06:39AMParis Gare de l'Est13h40 08:19PMBudapest Keleti
2 changes
$3591One-way
Cheapest
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est14h13 11:19PMBudapest Keleti
4 changes
$3591One-way
Cheapest
07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est14h11 09:19PMBudapest Keleti
2 changes
$3591One-way
Cheapest
05:43PMParis Gare de l'Est15h36 09:19AMBudapest Keleti
3 changes
$3591One-way

Timetable Paris to Budapest

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, Sep 28
06:39AMParis Gare de l'Est13h40 08:19PMBudapest Keleti
0 changes
07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est14h11 09:19PMBudapest Keleti
0 changes
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est14h13 11:19PMBudapest Keleti
0 changes
10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est13h33 12:19AMBudapest Keleti
0 changes
01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est19h07 08:54AMBudapest Keleti
0 changes
01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est19h02 08:49AMBudapest-Deli pu
0 changes
05:43PMParis Gare de l'Est15h36 09:19AMBudapest Keleti
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
Sep 27
Find prices
$77Flixbus
$148easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$359Deutsche Bahn with connection
$75Flixbus
$224Air France
Wed
Sep 29
$359Deutsche Bahn with connection
$82Flixbus
$40ryanair sun
Thu
Sep 30
$359Deutsche Bahn
$87Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$359Deutsche Bahn
$87Flixbus
$36ryanair sun
Sat
Oct 2
$359Deutsche Bahn with connection
$87Flixbus
$157Air France
Sun
Oct 3
$359Deutsche Bahn with connection
$87STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$32ryanair sun
Mon
Oct 4
$359Deutsche Bahn with connection
$75Flixbus
$76easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$359Deutsche Bahn
$75Flixbus
$161Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Oct 6
$359Deutsche Bahn with connection
$75Flixbus
$17ryanair sun
Thu
Oct 7
$359Deutsche Bahn
$82Flixbus
$29Wizz Air
Fri
Oct 8
$359Deutsche Bahn with connection
$82Flixbus
$17ryanair sun
Sat
Oct 9
$359Deutsche Bahn with connection
$82Flixbus
$155Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 10
$359Deutsche Bahn with connection
$82Flixbus
$54ryanair sun
Mon
Oct 11
$359Deutsche Bahn
$75Flixbus
$46easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$359Deutsche Bahn
$75Flixbus
$135Air France
Wed
Oct 13
$359Deutsche Bahn
$75Flixbus
$16Wizz Air
Thu
Oct 14
$359Deutsche Bahn
Find prices
$19Wizz Air
Fri
Oct 15
$359Deutsche Bahn
$82Flixbus
$99ryanair sun
Sat
Oct 16
$359Deutsche Bahn with connection
$75Flixbus
$135Air France
Sun
Oct 17
$359Deutsche Bahn
$82Flixbus
$36ryanair sun

The fastest trains from Paris to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

13 h 33 m

Average

15 h 37 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

1244 km

It's difficult to get from Paris to Budapest without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est13h33 12:19AMBudapest Keleti
2 changes
$3591One-way
2nd Fastest
06:39AMParis Gare de l'Est13h40 08:19PMBudapest Keleti
2 changes
$3591One-way
07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est14h11 09:19PMBudapest Keleti
2 changes
$3591One-way
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est14h13 11:19PMBudapest Keleti
4 changes
$3591One-way
05:43PMParis Gare de l'Est15h36 09:19AMBudapest Keleti
3 changes
$3591One-way

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa
Accommodation

Need a place to stay?

view on map
Top pick hotels
Entire homes & apartments

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner Booking.com

View all

Train Information to Budapest from Paris

distanceDistance771 miles (1244 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price$359 (€289)
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 journey taking on average 13 h 33 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $359 (€289), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $359 (€289). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Travel Tips

Trains from Paris to Budapest
Travel by train to Budapest easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Budapest.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Paris, France to Budapest, Hungary?

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

What is the status of international entry into Hungary from France?

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

Do I need to self-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?

When traveling in Hungary, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/19/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Paris to Budapest before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to France from Hungary by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Budapest to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Hungary?

Reentry to France 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?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Paris from Budapest here.

How much do cheap trains between Paris and Budapest cost?
Train tickets between Paris and Budapest for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $359 (€289)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Paris and Budapest?
The Paris to Budapest train ticket price is on average $359 (€289)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Paris to Budapest by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Paris and Budapest by train to be approximately 771 miles (1244 km).
What is the Paris to Budapest train travel time?
On average the Paris to Budapest train time is 13 h 33 min  covering the 771 miles (1244 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Paris goes to Budapest? What train station do I come into Budapest from Paris?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Budapest-Déli.

Where is the departure train station in Paris located? Where is the arrival train station in Budapest located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 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 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Budapest.

How many train services are there between Paris and Budapest 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.
When does the first train depart from Paris to Budapest? When does the last train depart from Paris to Budapest?
You can take the earliest train from Paris to Budapest at 4: 39 AM   or take the last train from Paris to Budapest leaving at 5: 06 PM. Look for the latest Paris to Budapest train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
When should I purchase the Paris to Budapest train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Paris and Budapest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $359 (€289) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Budapest a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Budapest
Gare Saint-Lazare
Amenities
Paris Gare Montparnasse
Amenities
Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Amenities
Paris Gare de Lyon
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
Amenities
Paris Gare du Nord
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.