Fastest journey6hr 43m
Travelling from Prague to Budapest by train
The fastest trains from Prague to Budapest take around 6 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 442 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Prague and Budapest.
Direct trains run between Prague and Budapest.
We usually find around 14 direct trains on the route from Prague to Budapest every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 6 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Budapest is usually scheduled to depart Prague around 05:46 and the last train is around 23:58. 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 Prague to Budapest train tickets?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Prague to Budapest are £27.50.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around £82, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 12 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 Prague to Budapest by train.
Which trains operate between Prague and Budapest?
More than one type of train operates on the route from Prague to Budapest, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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