Duration 11h 41m
Distance 1060.5 km
Average price 110 000 Ft
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Basel and Budapest takes 11h 41m. There is at least one train per day from Basel 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. Basel Sbb
  2. Zuerich Hb
  3. Budapest
12h 27m
89 859 Ft - 171 431 Ft

Basel to Budapest train times

Trains run once daily between Basel and Budapest. The service departs Basel at 09:33 in the morning, which arrives into Budapest at 21:14. All services require a transfer at Zürich HB and take an average of 11h 41m. 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

Want to know about travelling from Basel to Budapest? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Basel Sbb and arriving at Budapest-Deli via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 27m.

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The distance between Basel and Budapest is 860 km. The road distance is 1060.5 km.

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Basel to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Basel Sbb station.

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

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What companies run services between Basel and Budapest?

You can take a train from Basel to Budapest via Zuerich Hb in around 12h 27m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
9 500 Ft - 18 000 Ft

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