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Overview: Train from London to Budapest

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Trains from London to Budapest cover the 898 miles long journey with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

Trains from London to Budapest

Trains from London to Budapest take 24 hours or more, using Eurostar, French TGV and EuroNight sleeper services. There are hourly morning Eurostar departures to Paris starting from 5:40 a.m. From Paris, TGV high-speed services offer connections to Munich in time to transfer to the overnight EuroNight sleeper to Budapest. An alternative, slightly slower, route connects via Brussels and Cologne to a sleeper service to Vienna and a Railjet train to Budapest.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Budapest?

Departure Station: London St. Pancras International St. Pancras is the main Eurostar terminus, situated on the north side of central London. The Underground station provides links across the city. Buses stop on Midland Road, Pancras Road and Euston Road, and there is a taxi rank close to the Eurostar arrival platforms.

Arrival Station: Budapest Keleti The historic Keleti station is located on the eastern side of the city, about 30 minutes walk from the centre. Metro lines 2 and 4 offer connections around Budapest. Taxis are available on the streets in front of the station.

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FAQs

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Budapest, Hungary is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Budapest from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between London and Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

Return travel from Hungary to United Kingdom is: Fully open.

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Budapest?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 08/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Budapest.

The train distance from London to Budapest is around 898 miles.

There are a few train stations in London to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Budapest you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Budapest-Déli and Budapest Keleti.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Budapest, called Budapest-Déli, is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from its city centre.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Budapest.
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Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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