There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus President Tour  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport to Cluj - Calea Floresti

$21 - $24

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Debrecen Ic
  2. Take the bus from Debrecen to Cluj-Napoca

Bus Huben  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj N963 / ...

$22 - $27

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Cluj Napoca OMV

$55 - $80

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca 279.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly, bus  •  11 h 27 min

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

$114 - $619

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca is to bus which costs 5 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca is to drive which costs 13 000 Ft - 21 000 Ft and takes 5 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest and arriving at Cluj Napoca OMV. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Cluj-Napoca is 354 km. The road distance is 447 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 18 min and costs 5 500 Ft - 7 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca, including transfers.

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Budapest to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Huben, depart from Budapest Népliget station.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Sibiu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Cluj-Napoca bus services, operated by Huben, arrive at Cluj station.

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Cluj-Napoca is 1 h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 6:56 AM in Budapest and 7:56 AM in Cluj-Napoca.

Map of how to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca.
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  • Distance: 221.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Cluj-Napoca, Romania?

President Tour operates a bus from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $23 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
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 Sibiu via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 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
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
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Train operators
Bus operators
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Budapest - Liszt Ferenc Airport to Cluj - Calea Floresti
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Budapest - Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Debrecen to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Huben
Website
huben.ro
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Cluj
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
huben.ro
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 Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brianna Tour
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Cluj Napoca OMV
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
fany.ro

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