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Overview: Train from Budapest to Athens

distanceDistance697 miles (1124 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Budapest to Athens cover the 697 miles (1124 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Athens.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Budapest, Hungary to Athens, Greece?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Athens, Greece by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Greece from Hungary?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 5 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Athens, Greece?

All travellers in Greece must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Athens from Budapest as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Hungary from Athens, Greece?

Return travel from Greece to Hungary is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 17/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Budapest from Athens.

How far is it from Budapest to Athens by train?

The Budapest to Athens train distance is approximately 697 miles (1124 km).

What is the departure train station in Budapest and arrival train station in Athens?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Budapest-Déli   to Athens.

Where is the train station in Budapest? Where is the train station in Athens?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Budapest-Déli, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Budapest. The most popular arrival train station in Athens, called Athens, is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from its city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Budapest
Athens
The major railway station for departures from Budapest is Budapest-Déli. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Budapest-Déli for your trip to Athens from Budapest.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+36 13558657
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00-10: 00, 10: 20-14: 00, 14: 25- 17: 35
Public transport options for Budapest-Déli
Metro lines: M2 (red)
Tram lines: 17, 56, 56A, 59, 59A, 59B, 61
Bus lines: 21, 21A, 39, 102, 139, 140, 140A, N960, N990
Train lines: IC, IR, S (10, 12, 30, 34, 35, 40, 42), Z30