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Basel to Budapest by train

The journey from Basel to Budapest by train is 535.09 mi and takes 22 hr 19 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 9:27 AM and the last at 9:27 AM. It is possible to travel from Basel to Budapest by train for as little as $61.28 or as much as $156.71. The best price for this journey is $61.28.

Lowest Price$61.28
Journey Duration22 hr 19 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$61.28
Highest Price$156.71
First Departure9:27 AM
Last Departure9:27 AM
Distance535.09 mi
DepartureBasel
ArrivalBudapest
CarriersFlixTrain, FlixBus

Basel to Budapest Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Basel to Budapest?

The cheapest train tickets from Basel to Budapest cost $61.28. On average, you can expect to spend around $94.88 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Basel to Budapest.
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When you're traveling from Basel to Budapest, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $94.88. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long will it take me to travel from Basel to Budapest by train?

The journey between Basel and Budapest by train is approximately 535.09 mi. It will take you more or less 22 hr 19 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Basel and Budapest by train usually takes 22 hr 19 min to cover a distance of 535.09 mi. The shortest journey from Basel to Budapest will take you 19 hr 38 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Budapest quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Basel to Budapest leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Basel to Budapest, which usually leaves at 9:27 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 9:27 AM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first journey of the night departs from Basel at 9:27 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 9:27 AM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Basel and Budapest. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use to travel from Basel to Budapest?

You will be able to leave Basel by using stations such as Basel Euroairport FR,Basel Sbb,Basel Bad Bhf,Basel St. Johann. These connect you to stations including Budapest Airport (BUD),Budapest, Déli Pályaudvar,Budapeszt,Budapest Deli,Budapest Keleti Pu,BUDAPEST - Nyugati,Budapest Kelenfold,Budapest Népliget M in Budapest. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Basel or in Budapest, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Basel to Budapest take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Basel to Budapest using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 4 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Basel to Budapest using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Basel to Budapest each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 4 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Basel to Budapest. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Basel to Budapest
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Basel to Budapest.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Basel to Budapest, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Basel to Budapest.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Basel to Budapest

The cheapest Basel - Budapest train tickets can be found for as low as $64.17 if you’re lucky, or $93.78 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $117.20.

Find the best day to travel to Budapest by train

When travelling to Budapest by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

Ticket types and facilities from Basel to Budapest

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain when traveling from Basel to Budapest.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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power_sockets Power sockets
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bicycle Bicycle

Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
Services on board FlixTrain and FlixBus from Basel to Budapest
Compare services on board when travelling from Basel to Budapest by train.
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wifi WiFi check check
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luggage Luggage check check
accessibility Accessibility check cross
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air_con Air conditioning check check
bicycle Bicycle check cross
sleeper_couchette Sleeper check cross

Basel to Budapest CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
60.28kg
Bus
64.59kg
Flight
172.23kg
Car
137.78kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Basel to Budapest by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Basel and Budapest are 60.28kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Basel and Budapest? By taking the train between Basel and Budapest you will save 111.95kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 4.31kg compared to a bus and 77.5kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Basel to Budapest?
A train ticket from Basel to Budapest is $94.88. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $61.28.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Basel to Budapest?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Basel to Budapest is $61.28. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Basel and Budapest by train?
Basel to Budapest is 535.09 mi.
How long does the train between Basel and Budapest take?
Basel to Budapest is on average 22 hr 19 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 19 hr 38 min.
Which companies operate from Basel to Budapest?
The train journey from Basel to Budapest is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixTrain and FlixBus.
How many train connections per day go from Basel to Budapest?
Basel to Budapest has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Basel to Budapest leave?
The earliest train from Basel to Budapest departs at 9:27 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Basel to Budapest depart?
The latest train from Basel to Budapest departs at 9:27 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Basel to Budapest in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $61.28 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Basel to Budapest by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Basel and Budapest is 19 hr 38 min.
Is there a direct train from Basel to Budapest?
Yes, there is a direct train between Basel and Budapest.
What are the CO2 emissions for Basel to Budapest by train?
The train journey from Basel to Budapest creates 60.28kg of CO2 emissions.

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