There are 5 ways to get from Bistriţa to Budapest by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Bistriţa to Budapest

$60 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus Kameleon  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bistriţa to Cluj 005
  2. Take the bus from Cluj to Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport

$29 - $33

3 alternative options

Train  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Beclean pe Somes to Cluj Napoca D / ...
  2. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Püspökladany Ic
  3. Take the train from Püspökladany to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...

$36 - $55

Night train  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the night train from Saratel to Budapest-Keleti Ic

$60 - $91

Drive  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Bistriţa to Budapest 324.2 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Bistriţa to Budapest is to bus which costs $28 - $33 and takes 12 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bistriţa to Budapest is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bistriţa and arriving at Budapest. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bistriţa to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Bistrita Nord and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Beclean pe Somes, Cluj Napoca and Püspökladany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

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The distance between Bistriţa and Budapest is 414 km. The road distance is 518.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bistriţa to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 23 min and costs $60 - $85.

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The bus from Bistriţa to Budapest takes 10 h 23 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Bistriţa to Budapest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Beclean pe Somes station.

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The best way to get from Bistriţa to Budapest is to bus which takes 10 h 23 min and costs $60 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 12 h 18 min.

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

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Budapest is 1 h behind Bistriţa. It is currently 10:52 AM in Bistriţa and 9:52 AM in Budapest.

Map of how to get from Bistriţa to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 258.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 23 min

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

SC Latino Expres S.R.L. operates a bus from Bistriţa to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 10 h 23 min. Trans Nicolaescu also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bistriţa to Budapest via Beclean pe Somes, Cluj Napoca, and Püspökladany in around 12 h 18 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Beclean pe Somes to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Saratel to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bistriţa to Budapest
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Sami Trans
Phone
+4-0332-804.020
Website
sami.ro
Bus from Bistriţa to Cluj
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sami.ro
Kameleon
Phone
0040-264-599182
Email
office@kameleon.ro
Website
kameleon.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
kameleon.ro
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Cluj to Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro

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