Budapest to Berlin train

Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

£53

Average

£140

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.

Cheapest
09:40Budapest Keleti13h03 22:43Berlin Hbf
1 change
£531One-way
2nd Cheapest
23:25Budapest-Deli pu17h17 16:42Berlin Hbf
4 changes
£801One-way
09:40Budapest Keleti12h11 21:51Berlin Hbf
1 change
£1241One-way
11:40Budapest Keleti11h55 23:35Berlin Hbf
2 changes
£1241One-way
10:40Budapest Keleti11h11 21:51Berlin Hbf
3 changes
£1241One-way

Train schedule Budapest to Berlin

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 20 May
07:40Budapest Keleti12h14 19:54Berlin Hbf
1 change
08:40Budapest Keleti11h14 19:54Berlin Hbf
3 changes
09:40Budapest Keleti12h11 21:51Berlin Hbf
1 change
09:40Budapest Keleti11h49 21:29Berlin Hbf
2 changes
09:40Budapest Keleti13h03 22:43Berlin Hbf
1 change
10:40Budapest Keleti11h11 21:51Berlin Hbf
3 changes
11:40Budapest Keleti11h55 23:35Berlin Hbf
2 changes
14:40Budapest Keleti15h51 06:31Berlin Hbf
1 change
15:40Budapest Keleti14h51 06:31Berlin Hbf
1 change
23:25Budapest-Deli pu16h04 15:29Berlin Hbf
4 changes
23:25Budapest-Deli pu17h17 16:42Berlin Hbf
4 changes

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Fastest train times from Budapest to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

11 h 11 m

Average

13 h 25 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

688 km

It's difficult to get from Budapest to Berlin without changing at least once.

Fastest
10:40Budapest Keleti11h11 21:51Berlin Hbf
3 changes
£1241One-way
2nd Fastest
08:40Budapest Keleti11h14 19:54Berlin Hbf
3 changes
£1741One-way
09:40Budapest Keleti11h49 21:29Berlin Hbf
2 changes
£1741One-way
11:40Budapest Keleti11h55 23:35Berlin Hbf
2 changes
£1241One-way
09:40Budapest Keleti12h11 21:51Berlin Hbf
1 change
£1241One-way

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Overview: Train from Budapest to Berlin

distanceDistance427 miles (688 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£53 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Budapest to Berlin cover the 427 miles (688 km) long route taking on average 13 h 2 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £40, but the average price of train tickets is £53. Travellers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Budapest to Berlin

Travel from Budapest to Berlin from £40 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Budapest to Berlin train.

  • Average Price: £40

Travel Tips: Trains from Budapest to Berlin

Travel by train to Berlin 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 Budapest to Berlin.
FAQs

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Hungary?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 18/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Budapest to Berlin before travelling.

Return travel from Germany to Hungary is: Fully open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

Last checked on 16/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Budapest from Berlin.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Budapest and Berlin for as little as £40  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Budapest to Berlin train prices are on average £54  one way.
The train distance from Budapest to Berlin is around 427 miles (688 km).
On average the train from Budapest to Berlin duration is 13 h 2 min  for the 427 miles (688 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Budapest to start your route from including Budapest-Déli and Budapest Keleti. In Berlin you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Budapest-Déli, located approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre of Budapest. The most popular arrival train station in Berlin, called Berlin Hbf, is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from its city centre.

When taking a train from Budapest to Berlin, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Berlin. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Budapest to Berlin and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Budapest for Berlin is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Budapest to Berlin leaves at 06: 28   and the last train for this leaves at 22: 25. Omio shows you the latest train from Budapest to Berlin timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
You can find a train from Budapest to Berlin to cost on average £54 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Budapest to Berlin train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Budapest
Berlin
Budapest-Déli is the most popular Budapest railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Budapest for your journey to Berlin.
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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

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