There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Arad by bus, train, rideshare 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.

Recommended option

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Arad

$55 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Arad, autogara Transdara Rj

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad Ic / ...

$45 - $70

Rideshare  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Arad 164.4 miles

$13

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Arad 164.9 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Arad is to rideshare which costs 3 528 Ft and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Arad is to drive which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 8 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft.

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The distance between Budapest and Arad is 227 km. The road distance is 264 km.

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The bus from Budapest to Arad takes 4 h 17 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest and arriving at Arad. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Arad. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Arad, Romania?

SC Latino Expres S.R.L. operates a bus from Budapest to Arad every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 17 min. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Arad every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 24 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Arad
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Budapešť, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Arad, autogara Transdara
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Arad
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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