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There are 70 daily trains from Budapest to Zwickau. Traveling by train from Budapest to Zwickau usually takes around 14 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 11 hours and 21 minutes.
|Distance||371 mi (596 km)|
|Fastest train||11h 21m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company|
Which train should you take from Budapest to Zwickau?
2 train services operate from Budapest to Zwickau. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 58 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||12||15h 41m||€194.08|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||58||13h 42m||€195.27|
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Budapest to Zwickau start from €111, and on average cost . Daily there are 58 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Zwickau. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Budapest leaves from Budapest-Keleti and 2 other stations. And in Zwickau trains arrive at Stadthalle and 5 other train stations.
From Budapest to Zwickau train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 13 hours and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to Zwickau faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 21 minutes.
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The distance between Budapest and Zwickau is approximately 371 miles, or 596 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 21 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.
Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Budapest to Zwickau. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.
The earliest train departs Budapest at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. 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 70 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 Zwickau 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.
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 Zwickau?
Main arrival station: Mosel
There are more train stations and stops in Zwickau than most cities. Most trains from Budapest will stop at one (or more) of the 6 following stations in Zwickau:
Train stations in Zwickau:
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