A view from one of the newly renovated escalators at Hamburg Hbf

How to take a rail journey all the way from Budapest to northern Germany

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Budapest to Hamburg by train

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Routes you can take to go from Budapest to Hamburg

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

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Route Information

Travel Time (approx)

13hr 47min

Frequency

Daily

Travel Info

1  x train per day

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