Paris to Budapest by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Paris to Budapest by train
Fast trains from Paris to Budapest take around 12 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,247 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Budapest.
1. Are there direct trains from Paris to Budapest?
Journeys between Paris and Budapest usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Paris 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 17 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Paris to Budapest?
The Paris to Budapest train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Paris to Budapest train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 06:24 and the last train is around 19:06.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paris around 06:24, and the last at 20:25.
What's the Paris to Budapest train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Paris to Budapest are $78.61.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $136, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Paris 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 Paris to Budapest by train.
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Which train companies operate between Paris and Budapest?
More than one train company operates on the route from Paris to Budapest, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro City
- Euro Night
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City
- 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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