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.
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13 h 24 m
14 h 25 m
Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Paris for Budapest every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||771 miles (1244 km)|
|Average train duration||13 h 24 min|
|Average train ticket price||£253 (€285)|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Paris to Budapest cover the 771 miles (1244 km) long trip taking on average 13 h 24 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £253, but the average price of train tickets is £253. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Budapest-Déli.
You can travel by train between Paris and Budapest with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £252. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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 Paris to Budapest train.
Travel by train between Paris, France and Budapest, Hungary is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Budapest from Paris closer to your date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Budapest is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 18/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.
When taking the train to Budapest from Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your journey can end in train stations such as Budapest-Déli and Budapest Keleti.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Budapest-Déli.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre of Paris.
The most popular arrival train station, Budapest-Déli, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre of Budapest.
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