Travel from Bucharest to Budapest

Train, bus or fly from Bucharest to Budapest?

Wizz Air, Tarom and Austrian Airlines fly from Bucharest to Budapest 3 times a day. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Bucharest to Budapest 6 times a week, and the journey takes 7 h 39 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Bucharest to Budapest

ModeDurationPrice
From Universitate line 783 bus to Bucharest Otopeni airport, fly to Budapest airport, then bus to Budapest.4 h 53 min$85
From Universitate line 783 bus to Bucharest Otopeni airport, fly to Oradea airport, drive to Biharkeresztes, train to Püspökladany, then train to Budapest.7 h 9 min$70
From Bucharest bus to Népliget M then bus to Szent István Bazilika.8 h 13 min$78
From Bucuresti Nord Gara A train to Budapest-Keleti.14 h 5 min$43
From Bucharest bus to Budapest.14 h 26 min$77
From Bucharest drive to Budapest.9 h 30 min$114

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

It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Bucharest to Budapest.
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      1 Fly to Budapest
      • One-Way approx: USD $32 - $316
      • Duration: 4 h 53 min
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      2 Fly to Oradea, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $36 - $175
      • Duration: 7 h 9 min
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