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There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Chernivtsi by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Trans Nicolaescu  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Gura Humorului
  2. Take the bus from Suceava to Chernivci

$18 - $37

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Train via Dózsa György tér  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov Wien
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Chernovcy Express

$39 - $64

Train  •  21 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov Wien
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Chernovcy D

$42 - $64

Bus via Uzgorod  •  21 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Užhorod, Uzhorod N3300
  2. Take the bus from Uzgorod to Chernivci

$27 - $50

Drive  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Chernivtsi 415.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Chernivtsi  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Chernivtsi (CWC) BUD - CWC

$103 - $347

Fly to Ivano-Frankivsk, train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Ivano-Frankivsk (IFO) BUD - IFO
  2. Take the train from Ivano-Frankovsk to Chernovcy

$155 - $491

Fly to Suceava, train  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Suceava (SCV) BUD - SCV
  2. Take the train from Suceava-Nord to Vadul Siret
  3. Take the train from Vadul Siret to Chernovcy

$100 - $322

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Chernivtsi is to bus which costs 5 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Chernivtsi is to drive which costs 20 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft and takes 8 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Chernivtsi. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Chernivci via Gura Humorului and Suceava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Chernivtsi. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Chernovcy via Lvov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 11 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Chernivtsi is 522 km. The road distance is 665 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Chernivtsi without a car is to bus which takes 17 h and costs 5 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 17 h to get from Budapest to Chernivtsi, including transfers.

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Budapest to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by Trans Nicolaescu, depart from Budapest station.

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Budapest to Chernivtsi train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Budapest-Keleti station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Chernivtsi is to bus which takes 17 h and costs 5 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 11 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft and takes 20 h 38 min, you could also fly, which costs 29 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft and takes 9 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Chernivtsi.
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  • Distance: 326.1 miles
  • Duration: 17 h

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Chernivtsi, Ukraine?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Chernivtsi via Gura Humorului, Suceava, and Suceava in around 17 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Chernivtsi via Keleti pályaudvar M, Budapest-Keleti, and Lvov in around 20 h 38 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Suceava via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Budapest to Suceava via Vienna, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Chernivtsi via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Budapest to Ivano-Frankivsk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Suceava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Gara Suceava Nord to Vadul-Siret
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$13 - $18
Train from Ivano-Frankovsk to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Vadul Siret to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$10 - $14
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Suceava to Chernivci
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Uzgorod to Chernivci
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
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 Népliget to Užhorod, Uzhorod
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Chernivtsi Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, arrive at Chernivci station.

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Chernivtsi is 1 h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 7:58 PM in Budapest and 8:58 PM in Chernivtsi.

Budapest to Chernivtsi train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Chernovcy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Chernivtsi is 665 km. It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to drive from Budapest to Chernivtsi.

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Ukraine International Airlines offers flights from Budapest Airport to Chernivtsi Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Chernivtsi. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs 350 Ft.

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