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Budapest to Prague Train Tickets

Budapest to Prague Train Tickets

Travel from Budapest to Prague by train with Czech Railways (CD) and enjoy streamlined, air-cooled commuters renowned for covering very long distances while keeping passenger comfort top of mind. Leaving Budapest in 2-hour intervals each day, these efficiently-designed EuroCity trains can take you to the heart of the Czech Republic’s capital city in just under 7 hours non-stop!

Nicknamed the “City of a Hundred Spires, Prague is home to countless lofty cathedrals, towers and yes, spires! Located at the heart of the Bohemian city is the historic Old Town Square, a recognized World Heritage Site and popular tourist attraction. Other essential stops to make during your visit to Prague include the National Museum, Prague Castle, Lennon Wall, St. Vitus Cathedral and National Monument at Vitkov Hill.

Purchase your Czech Railways “Paper Ticket and Reservation” here and your seat reservation is included. Because this type of ticket requires shipping, it will be delivered to your home address shortly after your order has been processed. Simply present the physical ticket at the station and you’re set to travel from Budapest to Prague by train!

Journey details

Trains depart approximately every 2 hours with 6 direct-route departures daily

Travel time
6 hours and 41 minutes direct

Train stations
Budapest -Keleti Pu. and Prague Hlavni Nadrazi (Praha hl.n)

Train features
Czech Railways EuroCity high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 200km/h

Czech Railways ticket fares

Your “Paper Ticket and Reservation” gives you two fare options: Standard Class or First Class seating (see details below). Tickets are valid for single or return trips.

Czech Railways ticket classes

  • Standard Class
    • Quality comfortable seats
    • Access to the dining car and bistro (on selected routes)
    • At-seat food and drink trolley service
  • First Class
    • Spacious, premium-quality seats for added comfort and legroom
    • Access to the dining car and bistro (on selected routes)
    • Complimentary refreshments and daily newspaper
    • Courtesy lighting at each seat
    • Power outlet access

Czech Railways ticket discounts

  • Child discount
    Children under the age of 4 travel for free when not occupying their own seat. Passengers between the ages of 4 and 11 receive a discount off the adult ticket price.

Services aboard CD EuroCity trains

  • Open area or small compartment seating (for 6 to 8 passengers)
  • Comfortable, ergonomic seats
  • WiFi access available in selected coaches
  • Air-conditioned coaches
  • Dining car and bistro
  • Mobile mini-bar catering, offering snacks and drinks at your seat
  • Overhead and below-seat hand luggage storage areas
  • Designated storage areas for larger luggage
  • Wheelchair-accessible seats and facilities

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Seat reservations
Your Czech Railways train ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

Ticket delivery
The Paper Ticket and Reservation is a physical ticket that we ship to you. Once in hand, your ticket is valid for your journey from Budapest to Prague by train.

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