Trains from Prague to Budapest

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The cheapest trains

from Prague
to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Sep 19

Cheapest

$25

Average

$34

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Prague to Budapest will cost around $ 34 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 25.

Cheapest
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05:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží10h25 15:45Budapest
2 changes
$251One-way
2nd Cheapest
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11:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží10h10 21:30Budapest
2 changes
$291One-way
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05:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží10h10 15:30Budapest
1 change
$381One-way
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13:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží8h10 21:30Budapest
1 change
$431One-way

Train Times

Prague to Budapest

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05:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží10h10 15:30Budapest
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05:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží10h25 15:45Budapest
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11:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží10h10 21:30Budapest
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13:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží8h10 21:30Budapest
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Thu
Sep 19
$28RegioJet
$20Eurolines Switzerland
$170Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Sep 20
$24RegioJet
$21Flixbus
$129Ryanair
Sat
Sep 21
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$19Flixbus
$129csa
Sun
Sep 22
$24RegioJet
$20Eurolines Switzerland
$94csa
Mon
Sep 23
$28RegioJet
$19Arda Tur
$38Ryanair
Tue
Sep 24
$28RegioJet
$20Eurolines Switzerland
$116Aegean Airlines
Wed
Sep 25
$28RegioJet
$19Flixbus
$86Ryanair
Thu
Sep 26
$31RegioJet
$19Flixbus
$55Ryanair
Fri
Sep 27
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$19Arda Tur
$146csa
Sat
Sep 28
$28RegioJet
$19Flixbus
$91Ryanair
Sun
Sep 29
$28RegioJet
$20Eurolines Switzerland
$73Ryanair
Mon
Sep 30
$28RegioJet
$19Flixbus
$50Ryanair
Tue
Oct 1
$28RegioJet
$19Flixbus
$86Ryanair
Wed
Oct 2
$28RegioJet
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$104Norwegian Air Shuttle
Thu
Oct 3
$28RegioJet
$19Flixbus
$105Ryanair
Fri
Oct 4
$28RegioJet
$20Eurolines Switzerland
$110Ryanair
Sat
Oct 5
$28RegioJet
$19Flixbus
$82csa
Sun
Oct 6
$28RegioJet
$20Eurolines Switzerland
$61Ryanair
Mon
Oct 7
$28RegioJet
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$48Ryanair
Tue
Oct 8
$28RegioJet
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$85Aegean Airlines

The fastest trains

from Prague
to Budapest

Showing times and prices for Sep 19

Fastest Journey

8 h 10 m

Average

9 h 43 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

444 km

It's difficult to get from Prague to Budapest without changing at least 1 times.

Fastest
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13:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží8h10 21:30Budapest
1 change
$431One-way
2nd Fastest
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05:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží10h10 15:30Budapest
1 change
$381One-way
2nd Fastest
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11:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží10h10 21:30Budapest
2 changes
$291One-way
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05:20Praha, Hlavní nádraží10h25 15:45Budapest
2 changes
$251One-way

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Journey Summary

Prague to Budapest Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
8 hours 13 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $28
Trains depart from:Prague
Trains arrive in:Budapest
Distance:444 km
TrainTrain Companies:RegioJet

Trains from Prague to Budapest

Trains from Prague to Budapest are quick and simple. The Czech Republic's rail company Ceske Drahy operate a daily direct train from Prague to Budapest that takes 6 hours 45 minutes and requires no changes en route. The first trains leave Prague just before 6:00 a.m. and there are trains every couple of hours after that until the final departure just before midnight - so there should be a train departure that fits into your travel schedule.

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Prague to Budapest Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Prague to Budapest when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€22

1 Day in Advance

€23

1 Week in Advance

€22

2 Weeks in Advance

€22

1 Month in Advance

€22

3 Months in Advance

€21

Prague to Budapest Trains: General Information

Travelers can offset some of cost of Prague to Budapest train tickets by checking the prices and booking ahead of time.


  • All Prague to Budapest trains are run by České Dráhy.
  • Most Prague to Budapest trains are direct, depart from Prague Hlavní Nádraží train station and arrive at Budapest Keleti train station.
  • The Prague to Budapest train journey takes as little as 6 hours and 43 minutes to arrive in Budapest.
  • Most travelers book their Prague to Budapest train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Train from Prague

All trains from Prague to Budapest depart from Hlavni Nadrazi station, which is located just to the southeast of the city center. If you are staying in Prague's old town, catching the Metro is the best way to get to the station. Just take Line C and you'll be there in 10 minutes. The Metro runs from 4:45 a.m. until after midnight, but if it isn't running, trams and buses are available.

Getting into Budapest by Train

Budapest is a beautiful capital, which used to be one of the power centers of Central Europe. Nowadays, tourists can visit its palaces, markets and museums, take a traditional thermal bath or climb to the plateau of Buda Fortress for incredible views. After that, Budapest is a thriving nightlife center with a young, lively population - so everyone should enjoy their stay. All trains from Prague to Budapest arrive at Keleti Station. Located in the eastern half of Budapest, Keleti has excellent links to the city center. Just get on Metro lines 2 or 4, or catch one of the regular trams from just outside the station entrance. Metro trains run from 4:30 a.m. until just after 11:00 p.m., but taxis and night buses are available for very late arrivals.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Prague
Budapest
TrainPraha Hlavni Nadrazi (M)

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