There are 6 ways to get from Budapest to Oradea by bus, train, rideshare or car

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

Recommended option

Bus GIG  •  3 h 30 min

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 3 min

  1. 189.5 miles

$10

4 alternative options

Bus President Tour  •  4 h 43 min

$14 - $16

Train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Ic
  2. R / ...

$25 - $37

Train via Biharkeresztes  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Ic
  2. R / ...

$15 - $25

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. 190.7 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Oradea, Romania?

GIG operates a bus from Budapest to Oradea 3 times a day. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Trans Nicolaescu also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Oradea via Püspökladany in around 5 h 3 min.

Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Püspökladany to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Budapest to Oradea
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
President Tour
Phone
0720 008899
Email
office@presidenttour.ro
Website
presidenttour.ro
Bus from Budapest - Népliget to Oradea
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
presidenttour.ro
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Oradea
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Budapest and Oradea is 223 km. The road distance is 305 km.

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Oradea is to rideshare which costs 2 694 Ft and takes 4 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Oradea is to drive which takes 3 h 21 min and costs 9 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft.

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Oradea. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Oradea via Püspökladany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest and arriving at Oradea. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

The bus from Budapest to Oradea takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.