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Duration 4h 25m
Distance 264.1 km
Average price 5 500 Ft
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Arad and Budapest takes 4h 25m and the fastest train takes 4h 19m. The train service runs several times per day from Arad to Budapest. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Arad
  2. Budapest
4h 19m
1 900 Ft - 6 500 Ft

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Want to know about travelling from Arad to Budapest? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Arad and arriving at Budapest-Keleti. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 19m.

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The distance between Arad and Budapest is 227 km. The road distance is 264.1 km.

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Arad to Budapest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Arad station.

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Arad to Budapest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Budapest-Keleti station.

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Budapest is 1h behind Arad. It is currently 2:18 PM in Arad and 1:18 PM in Budapest.

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What companies run services between Arad and Budapest?

Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Arad to Budapest-Keleti 5 times a day. Tickets cost 1 900 Ft - 6 500 Ft and the journey takes 4h 19m.
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
1 900 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Arad to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
1 900 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 900 Ft - 2 500 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Train from Loekoeshaza to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
1 700 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 700 Ft - 2 200 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3 900 Ft - 4 600 Ft

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