There are 6 ways to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BUD - OTP

$30 - $310

5 alternative options

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Bucharest

$72 - $90

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Ploiești N960

$53 - $87

Train  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Ferihegy to Szolnok Ic
  2. Take the train from Szolnok to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$60 - $90

EuroNight  •  19 h 6 min

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

$37 - $59

Drive  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 526.5 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to EuroNight which costs 10 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 19 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which costs 8 500 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 1 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). However, there are services departing from Liszt Ferenc Airport 2 and arriving at Otopeni Airport via Kőbánya-Kispest M, Budapest and Bucuresti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Budapest Airport (BUD) and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 615 km. The road distance is 842.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) without a car is to bus which takes 11 h and costs 19 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Airport station.

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The best way to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which takes 1 h 15 min and costs 8 500 Ft - 85 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft and takes 11 h, you could also train, which costs 16 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft and takes 18 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ploiești station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).
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  • Distance: 384.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Budapest Airport (BUD), Hungary and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), Romania?

Tarom and Wizz Air fly from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) twice daily. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 6 times a week, and the journey takes 8 h 8 min. Brianna Tour also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Szolnok to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
14 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Budapest to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Brianna Tour
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1 h ahead of Budapest Airport (BUD). It is currently 1:23 AM in Budapest Airport (BUD) and 2:23 AM in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 842 km. It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to drive from Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

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Wizz Air and Tarom offer flights from Budapest Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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Book your Budapest Airport (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1901+ hotels available in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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