Budapest to Basel by train

Travel from Budapest (Hungary) to Basel (Switzerland) by train (860km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Budapest in Hungary to Basel in Switzerland, the main route leads via Austria.

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

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How to use the following information: we show you the best routes and where to buy tickets. On longer routes you may need more than one ticket. Book your tickets step by step as explained. If you have questions about the route from Budapest to Basel, please ask in our forum. Of course, sometimes there are as well other travel routes possible.

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connections : popular connections travelled by other users

Basel - Budapest / Budapest - Zurich / Budapest - Bern / Budapest - Davos / Budapest - Geneva / Budapest - Lausanne / Budapest - Lucerne / Budapest - Lugano / Budapest - St. Moritz / Budapest - Zermatt

1 Budapest (Hungary) - Basel (Switzerland)

1a Travelling from Budapest (Hungary) to Basel (Switzerland)

To travel by train from Hungary to Switzerland, you have a direct overnight train from Budapest to Zurich and one direct day train (Railjet).

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train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Railjet (RJ)

night train: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
EN 40467 Zurich - Budapest / EN 40462 Budapest - Zurich

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Basel - Budapest / Budapest - Bern / Budapest - Geneva / Budapest - Lausanne / Budapest - Lucerne / Budapest - Davos / Budapest - St. Moritz / Budapest - Zermatt / Budapest - Zurich / Budapest - Saas-Fee

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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2 Budapest (Hungary) - Vienna (Austria) - Basel (Switzerland)

The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.

2a Travelling from Budapest (Hungary) to Vienna (Austria)

Travel from Budapest to Vienna by Railjet train with a journey time of 2,5 hours. The ticket prices start from 14 EUR in second class and from 24 EUR in first class. Austrian railways ÖBB offers saver-fares called "Sparschiene". Book early to get these discounted tickets.

The train-connection is direct and you do not have to change trains. At least eight train connections per day let you travel from city center to city center of both capitals. Find the exact schedules and ticket fares via our booking links.

Departure is in Budapest at the railway station "Budapest Keleti". You arrive at Vienna central train station called "Wien Hauptbahnhof".

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train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Railjet (RJ)

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Vienna - Budapest

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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2b Travelling from Vienna (Austria) to Basel (Switzerland)

To travel from Austria to Switzerland by train, use one of the frequent train connections. The direct Railjet trains offer as well discount tickets. It is possible to travel by night train from Vienna and Graz in direction of Zurich. Please use the given booking links to find schedules and ticket prices.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Railjet (RJ)

night train: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
ÖBB nightjet NJ466 Vienna - Zurich / ÖBB nightjet NJ64 Graz - Zurich

train company:
ÖBB Österreichische Bundesbahnen / SBB Schweizerische Bundesbahnen

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Basel - Vienna / Vienna - Bern / Vienna - Geneva / Vienna - St. Moritz / Vienna - Zurich / Graz - Basel / Graz - Zurich / Salzburg - Basel / Salzburg - Zurich / Linz - Zurich

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