There are 9 ways to get from Bucharest to Szeged by bus, train, night bus, 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  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Rj

$30 - $35

Cheapest option

Fly to Timisoara, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. OTP - TSR

$19 - $97

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Intercity / ...
  2. Rj

$27 - $39

Train  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Intercity / ...
  2. Regional

$31 - $46

Bus, night bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. N960

$38 - $70

Drive  •  8 h

  1. 421.2 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Budapest, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. OTP - BUD

$41 - $327

Fly to Oradea, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. OTP - OMR

$36 - $178

Fly to Sibiu, night bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. OTP - SBZ

$185 - $743

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

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Szeged via Arad and Arad, autogara Transdara in around 9 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Szeged via Bekescsaba in around 13 h 41 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
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 Sibiu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$10 - $150
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Arad
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Bekescsaba
Ave. Duration
11 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Bekescsaba to Szeged-Rokus
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Szeged
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Cegled
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Cegled to Szeged
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Arad
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Arad, autogara Transdara to Szeged, Viztorony tér
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Temešvár, autogara AUTOTIM to Szeged, Viztorony tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Sir Trans
Phone
+4-021-316.42.21
Website
sirtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sirtrans.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
comantotrans.ro
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Ploiești to Szeged
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Sibiu, Sibiu Q7 to Szeged
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bucharest and Szeged is 508 km. The road distance is 674 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Szeged is to train and bus which costs $26 - $40 and takes 12 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Szeged is to fly and train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs $40 - $330.

No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Szeged. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Szeged-Rokus via Bekescsaba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 41 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Szeged. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Szeged, Viztorony tér via Arad, autogara Transdara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to get from Bucharest to Szeged, including transfers.