There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Chernivtsi by bus, shuttle, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  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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Shuttle, bus  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Užgorod Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Uzgorod to Chernivci

$69 - $115

Train  •  20 h

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

$42 - $63

Drive  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Chernivtsi 415.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Chernivtsi  •  7 h 50 min

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

$102 - $343

Fly to Suceava, drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Suceava (SCV) BUD - SCV
  2. Drive from Suceava to Chernivtsi

$45 - $225

Fly to Ivano-Frankivsk, train  •  10 h 18 min

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

$155 - $491

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 fly and drive which costs 12 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft and takes 7 h 26 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 20 h.

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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, you could also fly, which costs 28 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft and takes 7 h 50 min.

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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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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 Lvov in around 20 h.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Chernivtsi via Kiev
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Budapest to Ivano-Frankivsk via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Suceava via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Suceava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday
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
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
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
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
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Užgorod
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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