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Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Budapest to Zurich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
ÖBB
08:4010h40
Budapest Keleti
19:20Zürich Hbf
£1591One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
ÖBB
10:4010h40
Budapest Keleti
21:20Zürich Hbf
£1591One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
11:4010h47
Budapest Keleti
22:27Zürich Hbf
£1681One-way
1 change

Train timetableBudapest to Zurich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
ÖBB
08:4010h40
Budapest Keleti
19:20Zürich Hbf
2 changes
ÖBB
10:4010h40
Budapest Keleti
21:20Zürich Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
11:4010h47
Budapest Keleti
22:27Zürich Hbf
1 change

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Train times from Budapest to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

10 h 40 m

Average

10 h 42 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

789 km

To travel from Budapest to Zurich you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
ÖBB
08:4010h40
Budapest Keleti
19:20Zürich Hbf
£1591One-way
2 changes
Fastest
ÖBB
10:4010h40
Budapest Keleti
21:20Zürich Hbf
£1591One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
11:4010h47
Budapest Keleti
22:27Zürich Hbf
£1681One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Budapest to Zurich

distanceDistance489 miles
durationAverage train duration10 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£123 (€136)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, EuroNight, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB Nightjet or SBB

Trains from Budapest to Zurich cover the 489 miles long journey taking on average 10 h 40 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, EuroNight, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB Nightjet or SBB. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £68, but the average price of train tickets is £123. Travellers depart most frequently from Budapest-Kelenfoeld and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, EuroNight and ÖBB trains Budapest to Zurich

Travel from Budapest to Zurich from £67 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn, EuroNight and ÖBB! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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 from Budapest to Zurich. 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.

Train information from Budapest to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 47 min
  • Cheapest Price: £67

FAQs: Budapest to Zurich train

FAQs: Travel by train from Budapest to Zurich 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 Zurich.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Zurich can start from as little as £68 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Budapest to Zurich is £123; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Budapest to Zurich is 10 h 40 min   to travel the 489 mile long route. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first train from Budapest to Zurich leaves at 07: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Budapest to Zurich leaves at 22: 25.
Take the Budapest to Zurich train with Deutsche Bahn, EuroNight, ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB Nightjet or SBB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Zurich from Budapest as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are night trains available from Budapest to Zurich with EuroNight or ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Budapest, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Budapest-Kelenfoeld, Budapest Keleti and Budapest-Deli. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your trip in train stations like Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Budapest-Kelenfoeld, which is located around 3.2 miles (5.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Budapest to Zurich by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Budapest to Zurich including taking a coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Budapest and Zurich

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Zurich
Budapest-Kelenfoeld 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 Zurich.
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+36 13558657
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00-10: 00, 10: 20-14: 00, 14: 25- 17: 35
Public transport options for Budapest-Deli
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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