Paris to Budapest train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

£252

Average

£255

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.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:20Paris14h59 21:19Budapest
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£2521One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
16:55Paris15h24 08:19Budapest
0 changes
£2561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:55Paris13h24 23:19Budapest
0 changes
£2561One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:20Paris13h59 19:19Budapest
0 changes
£2561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:55Paris13h24 22:19Budapest
0 changes
£2561One-way

Train schedule Paris to Budapest

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 20 May
Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:20Paris13h59 19:19Budapest
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:20Paris14h59 21:19Budapest
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Deutsche Bahn
08:55Paris13h24 22:19Budapest
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Deutsche Bahn
09:55Paris13h24 23:19Budapest
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
15:55Paris15h24 07:19Budapest
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
16:55Paris15h24 08:19Budapest
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Fastest train times from Paris to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

13 h 24 m

Average

14 h 25 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

1244 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
09:55Paris13h24 23:19Budapest
0 changes
£2561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:55Paris13h24 22:19Budapest
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£2561One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:20Paris13h59 19:19Budapest
0 changes
£2561One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
06:20Paris14h59 21:19Budapest
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£2521One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
16:55Paris15h24 08:19Budapest
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£2561One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Budapest

distanceDistance771 miles (1244 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£253 (€285)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Paris to Budapest

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

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 Tips: Trains from Paris to Budapest

    Travel by train to Budapest 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 Paris to Budapest.
    FAQs

    Travel by train between Paris, France and Budapest, Hungary is: Fully open.

    Is international entry into Budapest from Paris restricted?

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

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

    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 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.

    Is my return train into Paris from Budapest restricted?

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Budapest?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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 48 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 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    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.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Budapest from Paris to cost as little as £253  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Paris to Budapest train prices are on average £253  one way.
    The Paris to Budapest train distance is approximately 771 miles (1244 km).
    The train time to Budapest from Paris is on average 13 h 24 min  for the 771 miles (1244 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Paris to Budapest by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    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.

    For the journey from Paris to Budapest you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Paris to Budapest on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    The first Paris to Budapest train departs at 04: 55   and the last train from Paris to Budapest leaves at 16: 55. Check out the most up-to-date Paris to Budapest train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you buy Paris to Budapest train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £253. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Paris to Budapest. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Paris
    Budapest
    Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Budapest.
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    +33 184943635
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    Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
    Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
    Metro lines: 1, 14
    Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
    Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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    Phone Number
    +33 890640650
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    Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
    Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
    Metro lines: 4, 5
    Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
    Train lines: RER B, D, E
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    +33 184943635
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
    Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
    Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
    Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
    Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
    Amenities at station
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    ATMATM
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    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
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    Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
    Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
    Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
    Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
    Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
    Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
    Metro lines: 6, 14
    Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
    Train lines: TER, Intercités
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    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
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    Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
    Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
    Metro lines: 5, 10
    Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
    Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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