Budapest to Tehran by Rail

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Start in Budapest and end in Tehran! With the train & rail tour Budapest to Tehran by Rail, you have a 28 day tour package taking you through Budapest, Hungary and 21 other destinations. Budapest to Tehran by Rail is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Budapest
  2. Day 2 Budapest/Sibiu (1B)
  3. Day 3 Sibiu/Sighișoara
  4. Day 4 Sighișoara/Braşov (1B)
  5. Day 5 Braşov (1B)
  6. Day 6 Braşov/Bucharest (1B)
  7. Day 7 Bucharest/Veliko Tarnovo (1B)
  8. Day 8 Veliko Tarnovo (1B)
  9. Day 9 Veliko Tarnovo/Sofia (1B)
  10. Day 10 Sofia/Plovdiv (1B)
  11. Day 11 Plovdiv/Istanbul (1B)
  12. Day 12 Istanbul
  13. Day 13 Istanbul/Ankara (1B)
  14. Day 14 Ankara/Göreme (1B, 1D)
  15. Day 15 Göreme (1B)
  16. Day 16 Göreme/Tatvan (1B)
  17. Day 17 Tatvan/Van
  18. Day 18 Van
  19. Day 19 Van
  20. Day 20 Van/Tehrān
  21. Day 21 Tehrān
  22. Day 22 Tehrān/Shiraz (1B)
  23. Day 23 Shiraz (1L, 1D)
  24. Day 24 Shiraz (1B)
  25. Day 25 Shiraz/Isfahan (1B)
  26. Day 26 Isfahan/Tehrān (1B)
  27. Day 27 Tehrān
  28. Day 28 Tehrān (1B)

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance


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  • Debra2nd June 2018
    This is the first time I have used TourRadar and I found them to be very helpful and professional. They responded to my all my queries promptly (considering the time-difference) and it was a pleasant experience booking my trip. This is a great, hassle-free way to organise a holiday. I would happily recommend TourRadar to anyone thinking of traveling!

About the countries

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Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Iran


Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Iran. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Iran. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Hungary. Ideally 6 months before travel.
Recommended for Romania, Turkey and Iran. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Romania and Bulgaria. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Recommended for Iran. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Iran. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Iran. Ideally 10 days before travel.


Budapest is the starting point and Tehran is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 December 2018 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for Budapest to Tehran by Rail, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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Covering a total distance of approx 5,359 km.
  • Budapest (Hungary)
  • 434 km
  • Sibiu (Romania)
  • 69 km
  • Sighisoara (Romania)
  • 89 km
  • Brasov (Romania)
  • 25 km
  • Bran (Romania)
  • 25 km
  • Brasov (Romania)
  • 141 km
  • Bucharest (Romania)
  • 156 km
  • Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria)
  • 5 km
  • Arbanasi (Bulgaria)
  • 5 km
  • Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria)
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