There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Bran Castle by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Braşov

$60 - $84

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EuroNight  •  17 h 7 min

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

$28 - $46

5 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 28 min

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

$69 - $102

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Bran Castle 436.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BUD - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Braşov to Bran

$47 - $340

Fly Budapest to Sibiu, train  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sibiu (SBZ) BUD - SBZ
  2. Take the train from Sibiu to Brasov

$110 - $620

Train, train to Oradea, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Püspökladany
  2. Take the train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes
  3. Fly from Oradea (OMR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) OMR - OTP
  4. Take the bus from Braşov to Bran

$50 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Bran Castle is to EuroNight which costs 7 500 Ft - 13 000 Ft and takes 17 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Bran Castle is to drive which costs 22 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft and takes 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Bran Castle. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Bran via Braşov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 9 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Bran Castle is 532 km. The road distance is 698.3 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Bran Castle without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 9 min and costs 17 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 11 h 9 min to get from Budapest to Bran Castle, including transfers.

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Budapest to Bran Castle bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Budapest station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Bran Castle is to bus which takes 11 h 9 min and costs 17 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 19 000 Ft - 30 000 Ft and takes 14 h 28 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 to Bran Castle bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., arrive at Braşov station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Bran Castle.
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  • Distance: 332.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 9 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Bran Castle, Romania?

SC Latino Expres S.R.L. operates a bus from Budapest to Bran Castle once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 9 h 48 min. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Bran Castle 5 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 13 h 7 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Oradea to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Basel
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Oradea to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara Brașov
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
cd.cz
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Braşov
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Transbus Codreanu
Phone
0268427267
Website
transbuscodreanu.autogari.ro
Bus from Braşov to Bran
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transbuscodreanu.autogari.ro
Montana Transport
Website
montanatransport.ro
Bus from Braşov to Bran
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
montanatransport.ro

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Bran Castle is 698 km. It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to drive from Budapest to Bran Castle.

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

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The nearest airport to Bran Castle is Sibiu (SBZ) Airport which is 103.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) (119 km), Bacau (BCM) (164.3 km) and Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) (191.3 km).

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There are 1639+ hotels available in Bran Castle. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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