Cheap Zurich to Budapest train tickets


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How to find cheap train tickets from Zurich to Budapest ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Zurich to Budapest is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Zurich to Budapest was $79.49. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Zurich to Budapest ? How far is Zurich to Budapest ?

The distance between Zurich to Budapest is 490.62 miles or 789.38 km. A train trip from Zurich to Budapest typically takes 33 hours, If you are looking to get to Budapest faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by RegioJet. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 33 hours and 5 minutes to get from Zurich to Budapest.

Going from Zurich to Budapest by train takes over 33 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Friday trains from Zurich to Budapest are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

RegioJet has the most connections between Zurich to Budapest

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Zurich to Budapest route. RegioJet offers the most scheduled departures between Zurich to Budapest, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Zurich to Budapest, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Zurich to Budapest, which start at $43.58.

One train carrier connects Zurich to Budapest


RegioJet train tickets from Zurich to Budapest start from $79.49, and on average cost $79.49. Daily there are 1 RegioJet schedules to Budapest. RegioJet in Zurich leaves from Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai), And in Budapest trains arrive at Airport Terminal 2A,

From Zurich to Budapest train travel on RegioJet takes 33 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Budapest faster, RegioJet offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 33 hours and 0 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Zurich on their way to Budapest. The busiest departure station in Zurich serving this route is Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai).
  • Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
There is one train station where trains arrive in Budapest from Zurich., The busiest departure station in Zurich serving this route is Airport Terminal 2A.
  • Airport Terminal 2A