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

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

Recommended option

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

  1. Take the bus from Bistriţa to Budapest

$60 - $85

Cheapest option

Train  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Saratel to Budapest-Keleti Intercity

$22 - $36

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bistriţa to Cluj-Napoca 001
  2. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca, Cluj to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 961 / ...

$31 - $135

Drive  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Bistriţa to Budapest 324.2 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bistrita Nord to Apahida
  2. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Budapest (BUD) CLJ - BUD

$43 - $335

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, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bistriţa to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 9 h 29 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Saratel to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bistrita Nord to Apahida
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Bistriţa to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
fany.ro
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Bistriţa to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $90
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Sami Trans
Phone
+4-0332-804.020
Website
sami.ro
Bus from Bistriţa to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
sami.ro
Alexandros Tur
Phone
0722 23 89 69
Email
alexandros_tur@yahoo.com
Website
alexandros.ro
Bus from Bistriţa to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
alexandros.ro
Apetrans Ltd
Phone
+4-0231-517.509
Website
apetrans.ro
Bus from Bistriţa to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
apetrans.ro
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cluj-Napoca, Cluj to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Orange Ways
Phone
+3670-400-4874
Email
info@orw.hu
Website
orangeways.com
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
orangeways.com
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bistriţa to Budapest?

The distance between Bistriţa and Budapest is 414 km. The road distance is 519 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bistriţa to Budapest?

The cheapest way to get from Bistriţa to Budapest is to train which costs $22 - $40 and takes 10 h 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bistriţa to Budapest?

The quickest way to get from Bistriţa to Budapest is to train and fly which takes 6 h 46 min and costs $40 - $340.

Is there a direct train between Bistriţa and Budapest?

No, there is no direct train from Bistriţa to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Bistrita Nord and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Saratel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 43 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bistriţa and Budapest?

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.

How long does it take to get from Bistriţa to Budapest?

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