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There are 6 ways to get from Timișoara to Budapest by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Timisoara to Budapest

$55 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM to Budapest, Vasút u.16. RegioJet

$13 - $16

4 alternative options

Train Hungarian Railways (MÁV)  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Lököshaza Ic
  2. Take the train from Lököshaza to Budapest-Keleti D / ...

$13 - $21

Train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Budapest-Keleti Ic

$16 - $22

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Timișoara to Budapest 195.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Budapest (BUD) TSR - BUD

$43 - $203

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The cheapest way to get from Timișoara to Budapest is to bus which costs $13 - $17 and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Timișoara to Budapest is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Timisoara and arriving at Budapest. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Timișoara to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Timisoara Nord and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Lököshaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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The distance between Timișoara and Budapest is 256 km. The road distance is 313.2 km.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 4h 43m and costs $55 - $75.

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The bus from Timisoara to Budapest takes 4h 43m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Timișoara to Budapest bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Timisoara station.

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

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Budapest is to bus which takes 4h 43m and costs $55 - $75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $13 - $22 and takes 5h 28m, you could also fly, which costs $40 - $210 and takes 6h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Timișoara to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 159.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between Timișoara, Romania and Budapest, Hungary?

SC Latino Expres S.R.L. operates a bus from Timișoara to Budapest 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 4h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Timișoara to Budapest via Lököshaza in around 5h 28m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Lököshaza
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Timisoara to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM to Budapest, Vasút u.16.
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com

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There is no direct flight from Timisoara Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Timișoara to Budapest bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., arrive at Budapest station.

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Budapest is 1h behind Timișoara. It is currently 4:22 PM in Timișoara and 3:22 PM in Budapest.

Timișoara to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Budapest-Keleti station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Timișoara to Budapest is 313 km. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Timișoara to Budapest.

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Austrian Airlines, Tarom, Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Timisoara Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4563+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Timisoara Airport is to shuttle which takes 20m and costs $1.

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