The cheapest trains from Berlin to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Cheapest

£49

Average

£103

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 Berlin to Budapest will cost around £ 103 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 49.

Cheapest
22:29Berlin Hbf16h50 15:19Budapest Keleti
1 changes
£491One-way
2nd Cheapest
22:29Berlin Hbf16h20 14:49Budapest Keleti
3 changes
£521One-way
22:29Berlin Hbf15h50 14:19Budapest Keleti
1 changes
£591One-way
09:14Berlin Hbf11h06 20:20Budapest-Nyugati pu
0 changes
£691One-way
07:16Berlin Hbf12h04 19:20Budapest-Nyugati pu
2 changes
£791One-way

Timetable Berlin to Budapest

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 26 Oct
04:30Berlin Hbf11h49 16:19Budapest Keleti
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06:17Berlin Hbf12h02 18:19Budapest Keleti
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06:30Berlin Hbf11h49 18:19Budapest Keleti
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07:16Berlin Hbf12h04 19:20Budapest-Nyugati pu
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08:05Berlin Hbf11h14 19:19Budapest Keleti
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08:30Berlin Hbf11h49 20:19Budapest Keleti
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09:14Berlin Hbf11h06 20:20Budapest-Nyugati pu
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10:05Berlin Hbf11h14 21:19Budapest Keleti
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10:30Berlin Hbf11h49 22:19Budapest Keleti
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11:37Berlin Hbf11h42 23:19Budapest Keleti
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12:30Berlin Hbf11h39 00:09Budapest-Deli pu
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20:40Berlin Hbf17h40 14:20Budapest-Nyugati pu
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22:29Berlin Hbf15h50 14:19Budapest Keleti
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22:29Berlin Hbf16h50 15:19Budapest Keleti
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22:29Berlin Hbf16h20 14:49Budapest Keleti
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
25 Oct
£142Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
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Tue
26 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£42ryanair sun
Wed
27 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£27ryanair sun
Thu
28 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£28STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£54Wizz Air
Fri
29 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£127Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£65Malta Air
Sun
31 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£33STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£51Malta Air
Mon
1 Nov
£44Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£78ryanair sun
Tue
2 Nov
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£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£48Malta Air
Wed
3 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£36Wizz Air
Thu
4 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£27ryanair sun
Fri
5 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£42Malta Air
Sat
6 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£40Wizz Air
Sun
7 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£28Flixbus
£30Malta Air
Mon
8 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£48ryanair sun
Tue
9 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£16Malta Air
Wed
10 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£63Wizz Air
Thu
11 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£28STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£31Wizz Air
Fri
12 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£30Malta Air
Sat
13 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£20Malta Air
Sun
14 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£30STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£14Malta Air

The fastest trains from Berlin to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Fastest Journey

11 h 6 m

Average

12 h 59 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

688 km

Of the 15 trains that leave Berlin for Budapest every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 688 km distance in an average of 12 h 59 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 11 h 6 m .

The slowest trains will take 17 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:14Berlin Hbf11h06 20:20Budapest-Nyugati pu
0 changes
£691One-way
2nd Fastest
10:05Berlin Hbf11h14 21:19Budapest Keleti
1 changes
£1391One-way
2nd Fastest
08:05Berlin Hbf11h14 19:19Budapest Keleti
3 changes
£1291One-way
12:30Berlin Hbf11h39 00:09Budapest-Deli pu
1 changes
£1191One-way
11:37Berlin Hbf11h42 23:19Budapest Keleti
3 changes
£1191One-way

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Train Information from Berlin to Budapest

distanceDistance427 miles (688 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£59 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Berlin to Budapest cover the 427 miles (688 km) long trip taking on average 11 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £59, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Budapest

For as little as £41 you can travel by train from Berlin to Budapest with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Berlin and Budapest. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: £41

These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Berlin and Budapest:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Berlin 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 Berlin to Budapest.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Budapest, Hungary if I'm coming from Berlin, Germany by train?

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Budapest, Hungary by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Hungary from Germany?

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

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

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 travellers 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 24/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Berlin and Budapest as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Berlin, Germany from Budapest, Hungary?

Return travel from Hungary to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Berlin from Budapest?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Budapest?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 24/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Budapest.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Budapest from Berlin?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Budapest from Berlin for as little as £41  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Berlin to Budapest cost on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Berlin to Budapest train price to come in at an average of £59  one way.
What is the distance to Budapest from Berlin via train?
You should expect to travel around 427 miles (688 km)  from Berlin to Budapest by train.
How many hours does it take from Berlin to Budapest by train?
While the time it takes to travel 427 miles (688 km) from Berlin to Budapest can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Berlin to Budapest is on average 11 h 6 min.
When travelling by train from Berlin to Budapest, which train station in Berlin do I depart from and which train station in Budapest do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Where do I find the Berlin train station to Budapest? Where is the Budapest train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Budapest-Déli, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Berlin to Budapest?
If you're looking for trains from Berlin to Budapest, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Budapest. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Berlin to Budapest journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Budapest from Berlin?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Berlin to Budapest. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Berlin to Budapest? What time is the last train from Berlin to Budapest?
You can take the first train from Berlin to Budapest at 05: 16   or take the last train from Berlin to Budapest leaving at 21: 29. Look for the latest Berlin Budapest train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Berlin to Budapest to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Berlin to Budapest is on average £59 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Budapest from Berlin available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Budapest
The major railway station for departures from Berlin is Berlin Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Berlin Hbf for your trip from Berlin to Budapest.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
U-Bahn lines: U5
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10