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|Fastest Train||11h 4m|
|Trains Per Day||36|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Berlin to Budapest right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Berlin to Budapest?
In the last month, $59.96 was the average price of a train ticket from Berlin, BE to Budapest, BU. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Berlin to Budapest?
The distance between Berlin and Budapest is approximately 428 miles, or 688 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 4 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 Berlin to Budapest are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Wednesday 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 Berlin at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Berlin to Budapest?
There are 36 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Berlin to Budapest. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.
Which train should you take from Berlin to Budapest?
There are 4 train lines with service from Berlin, Berlin to Budapest, Budapest. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 20 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Eurocity||4||11h 35m||$57.51|
|DB Intercity-Express||2||11h 50m||$61.19|
|Deutsche Bahn||13||12h 9m||$60.34|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||20||14h 44m||$60.02|
Where is the train station in Berlin?
There is one train station in Berlin:
- Berlin Hbf (tief)
Where is the train station in Budapest?
There are more train stations and stops in Budapest than most cities. Most trains from Berlin will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Budapest:
- Ferihegy Vasútállomás
- Pesterzsébet Felső
- Kőbánya Felső
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