There are 8 ways to get from Bucharest to Hungary by plane, bus, tram, train, night train or car

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

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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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Bus Maxibus Travel  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Budapest

$16 - $39

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Fly to Budapest, line 49 tram  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Budapest (BUD) OTP - BUD
  2. Take the line 49 tram from Kálvin tér M to Kosztolányi Dezső tér

$34 - $315

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 SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Budapest

$60 - $85

Train  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti D / ...

$64 - $91

EuroNight  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia

$33 - $49

Drive  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Budapest 523.6 miles

$90 - $140

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Budapest. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 26 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Hungary is 596 km. The road distance is 837.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Hungary without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 34 min and costs .

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

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Bucharest to Hungary bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from Bucharest station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Hungary is to bus which takes 8 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 9 min.

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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 Hungary bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Budapest station.

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Hungary is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 6:17 AM in Bucharest and 5:17 AM in Hungary.

Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Hungary is 838 km. It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to drive from Bucharest to Hungary.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Hungary.
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  • Distance: 372.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Hungary?

Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Bucharest to Budapest 6 times a week, and the journey takes 8 h 7 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucharest to Budapest 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 15 h 50 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 Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Satu Mare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
BKK
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 Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
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
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Budapest
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Budapest
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Brianna Tour
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Budapest
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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

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There are 44+ hotels available in Hungary. Prices start at $40 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 .

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