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Bucharest to Budapest by train

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    21:45
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    14hr 5m
  • Distance
    645 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    20hr 17m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bucharest to Budapest by train

Fast trains from Bucharest to Budapest take around 14 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 645 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bucharest and Budapest.

1. Are there direct trains from Bucharest to Budapest?

Direct trains from Bucharest to Budapest have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Bucharest to Budapest every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Bucharest to Budapest?

The Bucharest to Budapest train travel time is normally about 14 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bucharest to Budapest train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart Bucharest around 05:20 and the last train is around 21:45. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Bucharest to Budapest train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bucharest to Budapest by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bucharest and Budapest?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bucharest to Budapest, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercites
  • Intercités

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Budapest to Bucharest by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.