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.
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11 h 6 m
12 h 59 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||427 miles (688 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 6 min|
|Average train ticket price||£59 (€67)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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.
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 (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.
These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Berlin and Budapest:
Travel between Berlin, Germany and Budapest, Hungary by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Hungary must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
Return travel from Hungary to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Budapest-Déli.
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.
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