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There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Transylvania by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Tirgu Mures  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Tirgu Mures (TGM) BUD - TGM

$35 - $169

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the night bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş N963

$31 - $53

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Fly to Cluj-Napoca, bus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) BUD - CLJ
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş

$53 - $345

Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sibiu (SBZ) BUD - SBZ
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș

$108 - $614

Train  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures Ic

$34 - $48

Bus  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Târgu Mureș

$63 - $79

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Transylvania 388.7 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Transylvania is to train which costs 9 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 11 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Transylvania is to fly which costs 9 500 Ft - 48 000 Ft and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Transylvania is 416 km. The road distance is 621.9 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Transylvania without a car is to train which takes 11 h 34 min and costs 9 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Budapest to Transylvania, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Transylvania is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs 9 500 Ft - 48 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 9 500 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 11 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs 17 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft and takes 12 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Tirgu Mures Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Transylvania is 622 km. It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to drive from Budapest to Transylvania.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Budapest Airport to Tirgu Mures Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Transylvania. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Transylvania.
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  • Distance: 260.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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

Wizz Air flies from Budapest to Transylvania twice a week. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest to Transylvania once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 11 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Tirgu Mures
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$20 - $150
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Basel
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Krakow, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Bus operators
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Balint Trans
Phone
+4- 0265-255-092
Website
balinttrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
balinttrans.autogari.ro
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FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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