Dresden to Budapest by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:29
  • Last train
    23:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 20m

Travelling from Dresden to Budapest by train

Fast trains from Dresden to Budapest take around 9 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 550 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dresden and Budapest.

Are there direct trains from Dresden to Budapest?

Journeys between Dresden and Budapest usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Dresden to Budapest every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 6 departures.

How long is the train journey from Dresden to Budapest?

The Dresden to Budapest train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Dresden to Budapest train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart Dresden around 04:29 and the last train is around 23:07. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Dresden to Budapest train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Dresden to Budapest by train.

Which train companies operate between Dresden and Budapest?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Railjet
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • S-Bahn

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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