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Trip Summary

There are 55 daily trains from Mannheim to Budapest. Traveling by train from Mannheim to Budapest usually takes around 11 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 10 hours and 31 minutes.

Distance503 mi (809 km)
Fastest train10h 31m
Lowest price€50.43
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Mannheim to Budapest?

There are 3 train lines with service from Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg to Budapest, Budapest. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 45 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express512h 57m€95.92
Deutsche Bahn4511h 22m€102.04
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company613h 25m€50.43

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Mannheim to Budapest during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Mannheim to Budapest?

The distance between Mannheim and Budapest is approximately 503 miles, or 809 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 31 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Mannheim to Budapest are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Mannheim at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Mannheim to Budapest?

There are 55 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Budapest to Mannheim. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Mannheim to Budapest for €36.95.

City Information

Budapest

As the commercial and cultural hub of Hungary, Budapest is a multi-faceted city that appeals to many different kinds of travelers. The city’s star attraction is the blue Danube, which runs through town, dividing it in two. To explore the river to its fullest, you should go on a boat cruise. This is also a good way to enjoy an unobstructed view of the surrounding architecture. After enjoying the sapphire-colored water of the Danube, take a stroll around the historic Castle Hill quarter, which features cobblestone streets and quaint old buildings. While here, don’t hesitate to visit the area’s iconic Buda Castle, which dates back to the 13th century. For those who do not want to pass up a good photo shoot, Fisherman’s Bastion offers amazing panoramic views.

If you are looking for some unique Hungarian dishes, Arany Kaviar Restaurant offers a great selection. For a more casual experience, Hoppacska is a great choice.

The three main rail stations in Budapest are Keleti, Nyugati, and Déii, which offer access to various other Hungarian and European cities. The main bus station is Népliget and it is located on the edge of Budapest’s popular People’s Park. The main airport in the city is the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Mannheim?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 6 stops and stations in Mannheim where you can board the train.

Train stations in Mannheim:

  • Mannheim-Seckenheim

  • Mannheim-Friedrichsfeld

  • Mannheim ARENA/Maimarkt

  • Mannheim-Rheinau

  • Mannheim-Waldhof

Where is the train station in Budapest?

Arrival stations

Budapest has one train station.

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