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Duration 21h 56m
Distance 1483.9 km
Average price 88 157 Ft
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between Paris and Budapest takes 21h 56m. The train runs, on average, once a week from Paris 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. Paris l'Est
  2. Mannheim Hbf
  3. Budapest
13h 57m
73 162 Ft - 107 678 Ft

Paris to Budapest train times

Trains run once a week between Paris and Budapest. The service departs Paris at 19:06 in the evening, which arrives into Budapest at 17:02. All services require a transfer at MANNHEIM HBF and take an average of 21h 56m. 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 Paris to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Kelenfoeld via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 57m.

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The distance between Paris and Budapest is 1244 km. The road distance is 1483.9 km.

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Paris to Budapest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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

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