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Train Information to Budapest from Barcelona

distanceDistance929 miles (1498 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Barcelona to Budapest cover the 929 miles (1498 km) long trip taking on average 46 h 13 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

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Trains from Barcelona to Budapest
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Barcelona and Budapest?

Travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Budapest from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Barcelona and Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Spain from Budapest, Hungary?

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

Is my return train into Barcelona 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 Spain from Budapest?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Barcelona from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Barcelona to Budapest?
The train distance from Barcelona to Budapest is around 929 miles (1498 km).
What is the average Barcelona to Budapest train duration?
On average the Barcelona to Budapest train time is 46 h 13 min  covering the 929 miles (1498 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Barcelona to Budapest, which train station in Barcelona do I depart from and which train station in Budapest do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arriving in Budapest-Déli.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling 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 centre in Budapest.

How many trains are there from Barcelona to Budapest a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Barcelona to Budapest. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Budapest
The major railway station for departures from Barcelona is Barcelona Sants. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Barcelona Sants for your trip from Barcelona to Budapest.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: A1, A2
Metro lines: L3, L5
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17