Hamburg to Budapest by train

Travel from Hamburg (Germany) to Budapest (Hungary) by train (928km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Hamburg in Germany to Budapest in Hungary, a good option is to use a night train. For example from Munich to Budapest.

There are three different travel routes. Have a look on them and decide which one fits best for you.

928 km

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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 Hamburg to Budapest, 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

Budapest - Hamburg / Munich - Budapest / Düsseldorf - Budapest / Dortmund - Budapest / Hanover - Budapest / Frankfurt am Main - Budapest / Karlsruhe - Budapest / Mannheim - Budapest / Stuttgart - Budapest

1 Hamburg (Germany) - Budapest (Hungary)

1a Travelling from Hamburg (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.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
IntercityExpress (ICE) / Railjet (RJ) / EuroCity (EC)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
NJ 491 Hamburg - Vienna / NJ 40421 Düsseldorf - Vienna / EN 40457 Berlin - Budapest / EN 463 Munich - Budapest

train company:
DB Deutsche Bahn / MÁV Magyar Államvasutak - MÁV START / ARRI Arriva NL

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Budapest - Hamburg / Berlin - Budapest / Munich - 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.
rail.cc / Deutsche Bahn / Interrail Planer App

2 Hamburg (Germany) - Munich (Germany) - Budapest (Hungary)

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

2a Travelling from Hamburg (Germany) to Munich (Germany)

To travel in Germany by train, buy your ticket via the following booking link to Deutsche Bahn (German railways). There you find schedules and ticket prices. Deutsche Bahn offers discount fares called "Sparpreis". Book early to get inexpensive train tickets. In Germany you travel the long distances by ICE high-speed trains.

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connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Munich - Hamburg / Berlin - Hamburg / Berlin - Munich / Berlin - Frankfurt am Main / Berlin - Cologne / Berlin - Stuttgart / Frankfurt am Main - Düsseldorf / Frankfurt am Main - Cologne / Frankfurt am Main - Munich / Munich - Füssen

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
rail.cc / Deutsche Bahn

2b Travelling from Munich (Germany) to Budapest (Hungary)

To travel from Munich to Budapest by train use one of the direct Railjet trains. Train tickets are available as "Sparpreis Europa" (saver price) from 39 Euro. The journey times is about seven hours. The Railjet trains offer at least five direct connections per day.
Beside the day trains there is as well a night train offering seats from 29 Euro. Of course there are as well first class sleepers available as well. The journey time of the night train is about 9:30 hours.

Find ticket prices and schedules via our booking links. The ticket price depends on your travel date.

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 / EN 462 Budapest - Munich

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Budapest - Munich

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
rail.cc / Deutsche Bahn

3 Hamburg (Germany) - Berlin (Germany) - Budapest (Hungary)

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

3a Travelling from Hamburg (Germany) to Berlin (Germany)

To travel by train from Hamburg to Berlin, there are frequent connections during the day. At least every hour - usually even more frequent. The journey time is about 1:45 h.
Buy your train ticket and find schedules from Hamburg to Berlin via the given booking link of Deutsche Bahn: ticket fares from EUR 19.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
IntercityExpress (ICE) / Interregio-Express (IRE) / EuroCity (EC) / IC InterCity Bus (ICBus)

train company:
DB Deutsche Bahn

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Berlin - Hamburg

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
rail.cc / Deutsche Bahn

3b Travelling from Berlin (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.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
IntercityExpress (ICE) / Railjet (RJ) / EuroCity (EC)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
NJ 491 Hamburg - Vienna / NJ 40421 Düsseldorf - Vienna / EN 40457 Berlin - Budapest / EN 463 Munich - Budapest

train company:
DB Deutsche Bahn / MÁV Magyar Államvasutak - MÁV START / ARRI Arriva NL

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Budapest - Berlin / 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.
rail.cc / Deutsche Bahn / Interrail Planer App

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