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There are 28 daily trains from Budapest to Regensburg. Traveling by train from Budapest to Regensburg usually takes around 8 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 6 hours and 53 minutes.
|Distance||336 mi (540 km)|
|Fastest train||6h 53m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company|
Which train should you take from Budapest to Regensburg?
2 train services operate from Budapest to Regensburg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 23 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||9||8h 25m||€109.40|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||23||7h 56m||€130.79|
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Budapest to Regensburg start from €69, and on average cost . Daily there are 23 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Regensburg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Budapest leaves from Budapest-Déli and 3 other stations. And in Regensburg trains arrive at Regensburg-Burgweinting and 2 other train stations.
From Budapest to Regensburg train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 7 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Regensburg faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 53 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 41 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Regensburg.
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The distance between Budapest and Regensburg is approximately 336 miles, or 540 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 53 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.
Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Budapest to Regensburg. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Tuesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.
The earliest train departs Budapest at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
There are 28 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 Regensburg to Budapest.
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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.
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Lying in the southwest of Germany along the Danube River, Regensburg is one of the most picturesque cities in the country, thanks to its well-preserved medieval city center. Regensburg is also one of the oldest towns in Germany, founded by the Romans in 179 AD.
To experience the city's ancient history, place the Old Town at the top of your itinerary. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to over 1,000 monuments and relics dating to the Roman Empire, each surprisingly well-preserved. In the Middle Ages, the Old Town was a fast-growing merchant city that often received goods from China and India, and this transcontinental exchange influenced Regensburg’s culture and architecture.
In contrast to the city's extensive history, Regensburg also has a large student population. The students give the town a modern, laid-back feel, and the many contemporary bars, restaurants, cafes, and shops cater to this younger crowd and visitors alike.
Regensburg is also renowned for its coffee. Coffee-lovers will struggle to walk through the streets without landing in one of the many cafes, each offering a beverage as exciting as the last. Bring a spare bag to take home as much of the hand-crafted German coffee you can carry.
Regensburg is located close to Munich and Nuremberg's international airports. The central train station is also well-connected to the rest of the country and parts of Europe via ICE, IC, and EC trains. Bus carriers including FlixBus and Sindbad operate affordable ground travel to destinations like Prague, Krakow, and Vienna.
Where is the train station in Budapest?
Main departure station: Budapest-Keleti
Budapest-Keleti is the central station for railway transportation services in Budapest. Although it is located about 2 miles from the city center, a metro stop at the station connects you to the subway system. The station was constructed in 1884, and it has gone through multiple renovations throughout its lifetime, but the splendor of its eclectic architectural style remains the same. The station features all sorts of amenities, including public restrooms, ATMs, food stalls, and much more. Intercity and international rail routes from Budapest go to such cities as Berlin, Krakow, and Prague.
All train stations in Budapest:
Where is the train station in Regensburg?
Main arrival station: Regensburg-Burgweinting
There are more train stations and stops in Regensburg than most cities. Most trains from Budapest will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Regensburg:
Train stations in Regensburg:
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