London to Budapest by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Budapest by train
Fast trains from London to Budapest take around 19 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,450 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Budapest.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Budapest?
Journeys between London and Budapest usually involve 3 changes of train.
We usually find around 14 departures on the route from London to Budapest every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 11 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Budapest?
The London to Budapest train travel time is normally about 19 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Budapest train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart London around 06:13 and the last train is around 20:31.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:57, and the last at 20:03.
What's the London to Budapest train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Budapest are $126.97.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $160 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $463. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London 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 London to Budapest by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Budapest?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Budapest, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro City
- Euro Night
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City Express
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
- Railjet Express
- Railjet Xpress
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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