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Overview: Train from Budapest to Thessaloniki

distanceDistance510 miles (823 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Budapest to Thessaloniki cover the 510 miles (823 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Thessaloniki.

Travel Tips: Trains from Budapest to Thessaloniki

Travel by train to Thessaloniki 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 Thessaloniki.

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Budapest and Thessaloniki?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Thessaloniki, 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 Thessaloniki, 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 Thessaloniki from Budapest as this information can change.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Budapest, Hungary from Thessaloniki is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Budapest from Thessaloniki restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 17/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Budapest from Thessaloniki closer to your date of departure here.

How far is it from Budapest to Thessaloniki by train?

You should expect to travel around 510 miles (823 km)  from Budapest to Thessaloniki by train.

When travelling by train from Budapest to Thessaloniki, which train station in Budapest do I depart from and which train station in Thessaloniki do I arrive in?

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

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Budapest-Déli and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Thessaloniki most often arrive at Thessaloniki and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from this train station to the city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 between Budapest and Thessaloniki.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+36 13558657
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