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There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Castelul Bran by bus, train, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Braşov

$64 - $90

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Night train  •  16h 17m

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov Night Train

$20 - $61

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Train  •  15h 8m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov Ir

$41 - $52

Bus via Népliget M  •  17h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Braşov

$72 - $91

Drive  •  7h 28m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Castelul Bran 695.9 km

$75 - $120

Fly Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  9h 48m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BUD - OTP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Otopeni Airport to Brasov

$55 - $283

Fly Budapest to Sibiu, bus  •  11h 23m

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

Train to Vienna, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  12h

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) VIE - OTP
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Otopeni Airport to Brasov

$66 - $355

Train, train to Oradea, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  12h 7m

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Puespoekladany
  2. Take the train from Puespoekladany to Biharkeresztes
  3. Fly from Oradea (OMR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) OMR - OTP
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Otopeni Airport to Brasov

$70 - $162

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International entry into Romania from Hungary

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Conditions of entry into Romania from Hungary

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Hungary
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 8
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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 8
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Romania from Hungary.

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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Castelul Bran is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Castelul Bran is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Castelul Bran is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 800 358.

Yes, entry into Hungary from Romania is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Castelul Bran is to train which costs 12 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft and takes 15h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Castelul Bran is to drive which costs 22 000 Ft - 34 000 Ft and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Castelul Bran. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Bran via Braşov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 12m.

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The distance between Budapest and Castelul Bran is 532 km. The road distance is 695.9 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Castelul Bran without a car is to bus which takes 11h 12m and costs 19 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 11h 12m to get from Budapest to Castelul Bran, including transfers.

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Budapest to Castelul Bran 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 Castelul Bran is to bus which takes 11h 12m and costs 19 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 12 000 Ft - 16 000 Ft and takes 15h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Budapest to Castelul Bran 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 Castelul Bran.
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  • Distance: 531.8 km
  • Duration: 11h 12m

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

SC Latino Expres S.R.L. operates a bus from Budapest to Braşov once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 9h 48m. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 13h 44m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Flights from Oradea to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov
Ave. Duration
13h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Puespoekladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$45 - $55
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$6 - $8
1st Class
$18 - $21
Train from Puespoekladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$5 - $7
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$17 - $27
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Braşov
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Budapest to Braşov
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Brianna Tour
Direct Aeroport
Phone
0371.503.503
Email
office@direct-aeroport.ro
Website
direct-aeroport.ro
Shuttle from Otopeni Airport to Brasov
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
direct-aeroport.ro
Auto Transportes Saiz Tour, S.A
Phone
+34 933 73 46 12
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Sibiu to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
Auto Transportes Saiz Tour, S.A

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Castelul Bran is 1h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 5:13 AM in Budapest and 6:13 AM in Castelul Bran.

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Castelul Bran is 696 km. It takes approximately 7h 28m to drive from Budapest to Castelul Bran.

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Tarom offers flights from Budapest Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 218+ hotels available in Castelul Bran. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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