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Bus  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Budapest
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Újbuda-központ to Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás 1205

21 559 Ft - 25 713 Ft

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Train  •  16h 37m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar Re / ...

7 733 Ft - 20 264 Ft

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Bus, train  •  15h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Budapest
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Deli to Szekesfehervar Re / ...

20 883 Ft - 27 819 Ft

Night train, train  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Kelenfoeld Night Train
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar Re / ...

7 809 Ft - 20 901 Ft

Drive  •  9h 46m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár 881.5 km

29 000 Ft - 43 000 Ft

Fly Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Budapest (BUD) OTP - BUD
  2. Take the train from Koebanya-Kispest to Szekesfehervar

13 704 Ft - 66 607 Ft

Fly Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea, train  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Oradea (OMR) OTP - OMR
  2. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Puespoekladany
  3. Take the train from Puespoekladany to Koebanya-Kispest
  4. Take the train from Koebanya-Kispest to Szekesfehervar

18 284 Ft - 47 207 Ft

Fly Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna, train  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Vienna (VIE) OTP - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar

37 704 Ft - 110 207 Ft

Fly Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara, bus, train  •  10h 7m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Timisoara (TSR) OTP - TSR
  2. Take the bus from Timisoara Airport to Szeged Viztoroni ter
  3. Take the train from Szeged to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar

23 024 Ft - 98 927 Ft

Shuttle to Burgas, fly to Budapest, train  •  11h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bucharest to Sunny Beach
  2. Fly from Burgas (BOJ) to Budapest (BUD) BOJ - BUD
  3. Take the train from Koebanya-Kispest to Szekesfehervar

64 060 Ft - 144 556 Ft

Bucharest to Székesfehérvár by train and subway

The journey time between Bucharest and Székesfehérvár is around 16h 34m and covers a distance of around 904 km. The fastest journey normally takes 16h 34m. Operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), BKK and Hungarian Railways (MÁV), the Bucharest to Székesfehérvár service departs from Bucuresti Nord and arrives in Szekesfehervar. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
16h 34m
Fastest journey time:
16h 34m
Journey distance:
904 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
7 733 Ft
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:46
Last service departs at:
05:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bucharest to Székesfehérvár train and subway schedules

Romania → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Romania

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine

Restricted for: Foreign nationals

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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Romania

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from Romania
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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Rules to follow in Hungary

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Considerations leaving from Romania

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Hungary from Romania.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Székesfehérvár is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Székesfehérvár is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Székesfehérvár is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, returning to Romania from Hungary is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár is to train which costs $25 - $70 and takes 16h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár is to fly and train which costs $45 - $230 and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás via Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás and Budapest Újbuda-központ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord and arriving at Szekesfehervar via Keleti pályaudvar and Budapest-Kelenfoeld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 37m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Székesfehérvár is 670 km. The road distance is 881.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár without a car is to bus which takes 9h 55m and costs $70 - $90.

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It takes approximately 9h 55m to get from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár, including transfers.

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

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Bucharest to Székesfehérvár train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár is to bus which takes 9h 55m and costs $70 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $25 - $70 and takes 16h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár.
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  • Distance: 670.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 55m

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

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár via Budapest Népliget Autóbusz Állomás and Budapest Újbuda-központ in around 9h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár via Budapest-Keleti, Keleti pályaudvar, Kelenföld vasútállomás, and Budapest-Kelenfoeld in around 16h 37m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
33 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 37 000 Ft
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 28 000 Ft
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 37 000 Ft
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 34 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 35 000 Ft
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 200 Ft - 39 000 Ft
Flights from Burgas to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24 000 Ft - 110 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Flights from Burgas to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 400 Ft - 33 000 Ft
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Deli to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1 200 Ft - 1 500 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1 100 Ft - 1 400 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Koebanya-Kispest to Szekesfehervar
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1 300 Ft - 1 600 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
900 Ft - 1 100 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Puespoekladany to Koebanya-Kispest
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2 900 Ft - 3 500 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szeged to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3 300 Ft - 4 000 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
6 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
1st Class
16 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Night train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
16h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
6 500 Ft - 8 500 Ft
1st Class
17 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Train from Biharkeresztes to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
380 Ft - 1 900 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
380 Ft - 480 Ft
1st Class
1 600 Ft - 1 900 Ft
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2 400 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 400 Ft - 3 500 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Budapest
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
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
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Brianna Tour
Phone
004-0745-845.394
Website
briannatour.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft
Schedules at
briannatour.autogari.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Budapest
Ave. Duration
14h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 26 000 Ft
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Christian Transfers
Phone
+44 7440 708355
Website
christiantransfers.eu
Bus from Timisoara Airport to Szeged Viztoroni ter
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
11 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft
Private Shuttle
33 000 Ft - 47 000 Ft
Atlas Taxi
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Bucharest to Sunny Beach
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
50 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Book at
Atlas Taxi

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Bucharest to Székesfehérvár bus services, operated by Volanbusz, arrive at Székesfehérvár Autóbusz-Állomás station.

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Székesfehérvár is 1h behind Bucharest. It is currently 8:28 PM in Bucharest and 7:28 PM in Székesfehérvár.

Bucharest to Székesfehérvár train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Szekesfehervar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Székesfehérvár is 882 km. It takes approximately 9h 46m to drive from Bucharest to Székesfehérvár.

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Tarom offers flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Székesfehérvár. Prices start at 27 500 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 21 min and costs $11 - $14.

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