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Duration 37h
Distance 1923.8 km
Average price 277 471 Ft
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Barcelona and Budapest takes 37h and the fastest train takes 36h 59m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Barcelona to Budapest. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Barcelona-Sants
  2. Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Genève
  4. Zuerich Hb
  5. Budapest
22h 44m
162 343 Ft - 291 421 Ft

Barcelona to Budapest train times

Trains run six times a week between Barcelona and Budapest. The service departs Barcelona at 08:20 in the morning, which arrives into Budapest at 21:19. All services require a transfer, and take on average 37h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Lyon Part Dieu, Genève and Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 44m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Budapest is 1497 km. The road distance is 1923.8 km.

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Barcelona to Budapest train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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Barcelona to Budapest train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Budapest-Keleti station.

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