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    11hr 57m

Travelling from Düsseldorf to Budapest by train

Fast trains from Düsseldorf to Budapest take around 11 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 978 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Düsseldorf and Budapest.

Are there direct trains from Düsseldorf to Budapest?

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

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Düsseldorf 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 14 departures.

How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Budapest?

The Düsseldorf to Budapest train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Düsseldorf to Budapest train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart Düsseldorf around 05:27 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Düsseldorf around 05:26, and the last at 23:33.

When to book Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Budapest by train.

Which train companies operate between Düsseldorf and Budapest?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express

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 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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