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Duration 14h 19m
Distance 1181.3 km
Average price 77 408 Ft
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average train between Düsseldorf and Budapest takes 14h 19m and the fastest train takes 12h 4m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Düsseldorf 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. Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Budapest
12h 51m
55 717 Ft - 102 418 Ft

Düsseldorf to Budapest train times

Trains run twice a week between Düsseldorf and Budapest. The service departs Düsseldorf at 04:58 in the morning, which arrives into Budapest at 17:02. All services require a transfer at FRANKFURT(M) FLUGHAFEN FERNBF and take an average of 14h 19m. 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.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Duesseldorf Hbf and arriving at Budapest-Kelenfoeld via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 51m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Budapest is 978 km. The road distance is 1181.3 km.

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Düsseldorf to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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Düsseldorf to Budapest train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Budapest-Kelenfoeld station.

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