Trains in Hungary
Budapest is the main railway hub of the Hungarian railway network, with three large stations. From Budapest a 7,606 km network radiates through the country with various connections to larger towns.
Train types in Hungary
If your Interrail Pass is valid in Hungary, you'll get access to Hungary's national railway company, MAV-START. You'll also get access to GySEV/Raaberbahn trains that operate in the country.
- Route Map
- Domestic Trains
- International trains
- Night trains
- Private Railway
Intercity trains in Hungary
Fast trains (regional or interregional): Reservations not required.
Regional trains: Reservations not required.
EuroCity (EC): Domestic travel; reservations are optional.
InterCity (IC): Domestic travel; reservations are required.
EuroNight (EC): Night trains; reservations are required.
Private railway companies
The private railway lines operated by the Austrian-Hungarian railway company GYSEV (known in Austria as Raaberbahn) can also be accessed with your Interrail Pass.
GYSEV operates a number of train routes, including:
Sopron to Ebenfurth (Austria)
Fertöszentmiklós to Neusiedl/See (Austria)
- Domestic routes
- International routes
|Budapest to Debrecen||2:50||2:15|
|Budapest to Győr||1:50||1:05|
|Budapest to Pécs||4:00
|Budapest to Szeged||3:00||2:10|
|Route||Which train?||Travel time||Reservations|
|Budapest to Bratislava (Slovakia)||EuroCity||2:40||Optional|
|Budapest to Bucharest (Romania)||EuroNight Ister||16:00 (overnight)||Required|
|Budapest to Ljubljana (Slovenia)||Fast train||9:05||Optional|
|Budapest to Munich (Germany)||RailJet||6:55||Required|
|Budapest to Prague (Czech Republic)||EuroCity||6:45||Optional|
|Budapest to Vienna (Austria)||EuroCity / RailJet||2:40||Optional / Required|
|Budapest to Warsaw (Poland)||EuroCity||9:45||Required|
|Budapest to Zagreb (Croatia)||InterCity||6:20||Optional|
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Budapest main train stations
Budapest is a train travel hub, with 3 main stations:
Keleti: Located in the east. The main international and intercity railway station in Budapest.
Nyugati: Located in the west.
Deli: Located in the south.
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