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There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Debrecen by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Oradea, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Oradea (OMR) OTP - OMR
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Debrecen

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Fly to Budapest, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Budapest (BUD) OTP - BUD
  2. Take the train from Ferihegy to Debrecen

$42 - $328

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Fly to Satu Mare, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Satu Mare (SUJ) OTP - SUJ
  2. Take the train from Satmarel to Debrecen

$62 - $229

Bus ALSA  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Piteşti
  2. Take the bus from Pitesti to Cluj Napoca*Roumanie
  3. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen

Bus Fany  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from București to Cluj-Napoca
  2. Take the bus from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen

Train, bus  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Oradea D
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Debrecen

Drive  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Debrecen 412.5 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Debrecen is to fly and train which costs $60 - $230 and takes 7 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Debrecen is to fly and train which costs $60 - $230 and takes 7 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Debrecen. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Debrecen via Pitesti and Cluj-Napoca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 28 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Debrecen is 488 km. The road distance is 660 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Debrecen without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Bucharest to Debrecen, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Debrecen bus services, operated by Amic Transport, depart from Bucuresti station.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Oradea Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Bucharest to Debrecen bus services, operated by GIG, arrive at Debrecen station.

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Debrecen is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 8:44 AM in Bucharest and 7:44 AM in Debrecen.

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  • Distance: 305 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Debrecen, Hungary?

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Debrecen via Piteşti, Pitesti, Cluj Napoca*Roumanie, and Cluj-Napoca in around 11 h 28 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Satu Mare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Satmarel to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Oradea
Ave. Duration
13 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Oradea to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Cluj-Napoca to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Amic Transport
Phone
0734.334.315
Email
amic_transport@yahoo.com
Website
amictransport.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
amictransport.ro
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pitesti to Cluj Napoca*Roumanie
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from București to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
fany.ro

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Debrecen is 660 km. It takes approximately 9 h 18 min to drive from Bucharest to Debrecen.

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Blue Air and Tarom offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Oradea Airport.

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There are 599+ hotels available in Debrecen. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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