Bratislava to Budapest by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:48
  • Last train
    19:53
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 26m

Travelling from Bratislava to Budapest by train

The fastest trains from Bratislava to Budapest take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 162 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bratislava and Budapest.

Direct trains run between Bratislava and Budapest.

We usually find around 9 direct trains on the route from Bratislava to Budapest every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart Bratislava around 05:48 and the last train is around 19:53. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Bratislava to Budapest train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Bratislava to Budapest by train.

Which trains operate between Bratislava and Budapest?

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

  • Express InterCity
  • InterCity
  • Intercités

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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