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 Budapest to Berlin will cost around £ 72 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 42.
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12 h 26 m
14 h 14 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Budapest to Berlin without changing at least once.
|Distance||427 miles (688 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 55 min|
|Average train ticket price||£48 (€53)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Budapest to Berlin cover the 427 miles (688 km) long trip taking on average 11 h 55 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £48, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
Find the best trains between Budapest and Berlin with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £42. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
Find your perfect journey between Budapest and Berlin with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables between Budapest and Berlin and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance from Budapest to Berlin by DB is 427 miles (688 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Budapest and Berlin is £42.
DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.
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 WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Berlin, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 30/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Budapest and Berlin as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Berlin to Budapest is: Partially open
Reentry to Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Berlin to Budapest train here.
Omio customers book a train from Budapest-Déli to Berlin Hbf most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Budapest-Déli, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Budapest. The most popular arrival train station in Berlin, called Berlin Hbf, is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from its city centre.
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