BRUSSELS TO BUDAPEST BY TRAIN

Travel from Brussels (Belgium) to Budapest (Hungary) by train (1129 km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Brussels in Belgiun to Budapest in Hungary you first travel from Belgium to Germany. From Germany you should include a night train. For example from Munich to Budapest (Hungary) or from Cologne to Vienna (Austria).
Try to get a special price ticket of Deutsche Bahn (see booking link) for the route Germany to Hungary.

There are two main routes. Compare them and decide which one feeds your needs best.

1 Brussels (Belgium) - Munich (Germany) - Budapest (Hungary) 2 Brussels (Belgium) - Cologne (Germany) - Vienna (Austria) - Budapest (Hungary)

1129 km

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CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users:
Budapest - Brussels
1 Brussels (Belgium) - Munich (Germany) - Budapest (Hungary)
The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.
1A Travelling from Brussels (Belgium) to Munich (Germany)
Buy your train tickets directly from Trainline, Belgian Railways (Beurope) or German Railways (DB) via our booking links. Tickets for Thalys services are available via Trainline and Beurope.

ICE and Thalys high speed services from Brussels to Cologne and Frankfurt are the fastest connections on the route. Cheaper regional trains run from Welkenraedt to Aachen with connections from Brussels and to Cologne.
The following links could be interesting for you.
TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
IntercityExpress (ICE) / THALYS (THY) / Local (L)

TRAIN COMPANY
SNCB Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Belges / DB Deutsche Bahn / THALYS Thalys

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Budapest - Brussels / Brussels - Cologne / Brussels - Hamburg / Brussels - Berlin / Brussels - Munich / Brussels - Frankfurt am Main / Bruges - Cologne / Antwerp - Munich / Ghent - Berlin

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Brussels to Munich here.
1B Travelling from Munich (Germany) to Budapest (Hungary)
Tickets from Germany to Budapest and selected other stations in Hungary are available from DB (German Railways) via our partner link.

Advance fare tickets (Sparpreis Europa) offer very attractive fares and are valid for routes via either Czech Republic and Slovakia or via Austria.

If you need to go to cities in Hungary where no ticket is available to online, buy your ticket until the last possible station and get the ticket for the remaining part in Hungary locally.
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TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
EuroCity (EC) / IntercityExpress (ICE) / Railjet (RJ)

NIGHT TRAINS: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
EN 477 Berlin - Budapest / EN 463 Munich - Budapest / EN 40490 nightjet Düsseldorf - Vienna / EN 491 nightjet Hamburg - Vienna

TRAIN COMPANY
DB Deutsche Bahn / ARRI Arriva NL / MÁV Magyar Államvasutak - MÁV START

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Budapest - Brussels / Berlin - Budapest / Munich - Budapest / Hamburg - Budapest / Cologne - Budapest / Frankfurt am Main - Budapest

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Munich to Budapest here.
Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.

2 Brussels (Belgium) - Cologne (Germany) - Vienna (Austria) - Budapest (Hungary)
The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.
2A Travelling from Brussels (Belgium) to Cologne (Germany)
Buy your train tickets directly from Trainline, Belgian Railways (Beurope) or German Railways (DB) via our booking links. Tickets for Thalys services are available via Trainline and Beurope.

ICE and Thalys high speed services from Brussels to Cologne and Frankfurt are the fastest connections on the route. Cheaper regional trains run from Welkenraedt to Aachen with connections from Brussels and to Cologne.
The following links could be interesting for you.
TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
IntercityExpress (ICE) / THALYS (THY) / Local (L)

TRAIN COMPANY
SNCB Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Belges / DB Deutsche Bahn / THALYS Thalys

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Budapest - Brussels / Brussels - Cologne / Brussels - Hamburg / Brussels - Berlin / Brussels - Munich / Brussels - Frankfurt am Main / Bruges - Cologne / Antwerp - Munich / Ghent - Berlin

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Brussels to Cologne here.
2B Travelling from Cologne (Germany) to Vienna (Austria)
There are frequent connections by train from Germany to Austria. To buy your train ticket, please use one of the booking links.

You also find some excellent night train connections. From Berlin, Hamburg and Düsseldorf/Cologne to Vienna and Innsbruck.

The Europe Special price of Deutsche Bahn is available from EUR 39. As earlier you book, as cheaper the prices are.
The following links could be interesting for you.
TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
IntercityExpress (ICE) / EuroCity (EC) / Railjet (RJ)

NIGHT TRAINS: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
EN 40490 nightjet Düsseldorf - Vienna / EN 421 nightjet Düsseldorf - Innsbruck / EN 40477 Berlin - Vienna / EN 40491 nightjet Hamburg - Innsbruck / EN 491 nightjet Hamburg - Vienna

TRAIN COMPANY
DB Deutsche Bahn / ÖBB Österreichische Bundesbahnen

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Budapest - Brussels / Berlin - Vienna / Berlin - Graz / Berlin - Salzburg / Cologne - Vienna / Düsseldorf - Vienna / Frankfurt am Main - Vienna / Hamburg - Vienna / Leipzig - Vienna / Munich - Vienna / Stuttgart - Vienna

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Cologne to Vienna here.
2C Travelling from Vienna (Austria) to Budapest (Hungary)
To travel by train from Austria to Hungary you have the main route from Vienna to Budapest served by frequent Railjet trains.
The following links could be interesting for you.
TRAIN TYPES: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Railjet (RJ)

NIGHT TRAINS: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
EN 463 Munich - Budapest

TRAIN COMPANY
ÖBB Österreichische Bundesbahnen / MÁV Magyar Államvasutak - MÁV START

CONNECTIONS: popular connections travelled by other users
Budapest - Brussels / Vienna - Budapest / Graz - Budapest / Salzburg - Budapest / Linz - Budapest / Villach - Budapest / Vienna - Győr / Graz - Győr / Vienna - Siofok / Graz - Siofok / Salzburg - Siofok

SEARCH FOR TRAIN TIMES HERE: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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Buy your ticket from Vienna to Budapest here.
Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.

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