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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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  •  20 h 25 min

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

$44 - $68

Bus via Uzgorod  •  21 h 43 min

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

$27 - $98

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, bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Suceava (SCV) BUD - SCV
  2. Take the bus from Suceava to Chernivci

$68 - $259

Fly to Ivano-Frankivsk, train  •  10 h 9 min

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

$156 - $492

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 which takes 7 h 50 min and costs 28 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft.

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

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

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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 25 min.

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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 25 min.

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
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 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
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Ivano-Frankovsk to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
5 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
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Suceava to Chernivci
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 - $12
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
FlixBus
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
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Uzhhorod
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.ua
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Uzhhorod
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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