From € 67

To Budapest by train

With ICE International, Intercity Berlin or Nightjet

To the heart of Budapest

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Budapest is the capital of Hungary. The city was formed in 1873 when the cities of Buda and Pest, separated by the Danube, were merged. It is a popular tourist destination because of its many historical and cultural landmarks. Recommendations include Buda Castle, the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Chain Bridge and the Széchenyi Thermal Baths.
Part of the centre is a Unesco World Heritage Site. The annual Sziget festival is held in August on a large island in the city.

Travel information Budapest

Going to Budapest for a city getaway or for a longer holiday? With ICE International, Intercity Berlin and the night train you can travel to your destination in comfort.There are several alternative routes to Budapest. You can travel to Vienna via Frankfurt or Hanover. There you can catch a train to Budapest, Budapest-Keleti station.

Consult the itinerary planner for a complete overview.

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Price train tickets Budapest

No two trips are the same. We are well aware of this, which is why we offer a suitable fare for every travel scenario.

The price depends on

Book in advance and save money!

Do you want to and can you book far in advance? Then choose the ticket with the lowest fare. The best rate for the price-conscious travellers.

General tips for getting the cheapest tickets

  • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets.
  • Travelling in the evening is often cheaper.
  • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.
  • Book online to avoid booking fee.

Tips to get the best rates

Practical information train to Budapest

To make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you.

Facilities on board

Read more about all the facilities on board, so that you can make your trip as comfortable as possible.
Read more about ICE International facilities
Read more about Intercity Berlin facilities
Read more about Nightjet facilities

View the itinerary planner and app

Please keep in mind that there could be delays or engineering works and check your trip with the itinerary planner. That way, you will never get an unpleasant surprise!
Download our app so that you will be kept informed of the possible changes.

Free access to the lounges

IIf you have a 1st class ticket, you can enjoy a free drink at the NS International Lounge in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam. You also have access to the 1st class lounge of Deutsche Bahn at Berlin Hauptbahnhof, where you can enjoy a free snack and drink (excluding the Supersparpreis rate (Europe) and the Sparpreis Europe rate).

Seat reservation

It is not mandatory to reserve a seat. We do, however, advise you to do so. You will receive a confirmation of your seat reservation stating the carriage number and seat number. On the night train, however, it is compulsory to have a reservation for a seat or berth.

Seat reservation 1st class

When booking a first class ticket, the seat reservation costs are included in the price of your ticket.


    From € 67