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There are 5 ways to get from Satu Mare to Budapest by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Satu Mare to Debrecen R
  2. Take the train from Debrecen to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...

$15 - $23

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Bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Satu Mare to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Budapest

$19 - $30

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Satu Mare to Budapest 203.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Satu Mare (SUJ) to Budapest (BUD) SUJ - BUD

$83 - $310

Shuttle  •  4h 13m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Satu Mare to Budapest Eurobusways

$77 - $98

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The cheapest way to get from Satu Mare to Budapest is to train which costs $14 - $23 and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Satu Mare to Budapest is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Satu Mare to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Satu Mare and arriving at Budapest via Oradea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Satu Mare to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Satu Mare and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Debrecen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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The distance between Satu Mare and Budapest is 288 km. The road distance is 325.6 km.

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The best way to get from Satu Mare to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 6h 3m and costs $14 - $23.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Satu Mare to Budapest, including transfers.

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Satu Mare to Budapest bus services, operated by Autogenn, depart from Satu Mare station.

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

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The best way to get from Satu Mare to Budapest is to train which takes 6h 3m and costs $14 - $23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $30 and takes 7h 13m, you could also fly, which costs $80 - $310 and takes 6h 35m.

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  • Distance: 180.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between Satu Mare, Romania and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Satu Mare to Budapest via Debrecen in around 6h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Satu Mare to Budapest via Oradea in around 7h 13m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Satu Mare to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Satu Mare to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Bus operators
Autogenn
Phone
0259 471 690
Website
autogenn.ro
Bus from Satu Mare to Oradea
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
autogenn.ro
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Oradea to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Satu Mare to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Satu Mare Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Satu Mare to Budapest bus services, operated by GIG, arrive at Budapest station.

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Budapest is 1h behind Satu Mare. It is currently 12:37 PM in Satu Mare and 11:37 AM in Budapest.

Satu Mare to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Satu Mare to Budapest is 326 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Satu Mare to Budapest.

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Air Bagan, Wizz Air and Tarom offer flights from Satu Mare 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 Satu Mare to Satu Mare Airport is to taxi which takes 16m and costs $6 - $8.

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