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There are 10 ways to get from Budapest to Sighișoara by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Turda
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Sighisoara

$68 - $93

Cheapest option

Train via Biharkeresztes  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Püspökladany Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes R / ...
  3. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca Ic
  4. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Sighisoara Ir / ...

$23 - $38

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Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Sighișoara N963

$31 - $56

Train  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures Ic

$29 - $44

Drive  •  7 h

  1. Drive from Budapest to Sighișoara 408.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Budapest to Sibiu, train  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sibiu (SBZ) BUD - SBZ
  2. Take the train from Sibiu Halta to Sighisoara

$107 - $612

Fly Budapest to Cluj-Napoca, shuttle, train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) BUD - CLJ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Cluj Airport to Teiuş
  3. Take the train from Teius to Sighisoara

$43 - $402

Fly Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni, bus, train  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BUD - OTP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Otopeni Airport to Brasov
  3. Take the train from Brasov to Sighisoara

$50 - $343

Fly Budapest to Tirgu Mures, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Tirgu Mures (TGM) BUD - TGM
  2. Take the bus from Târgu Mureș to Sighisoara

$30 - $164

Train to Vienna, fly to Sibiu, train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sibiu (SBZ) VIE - SBZ
  3. Take the train from Sibiu Halta to Sighisoara

$172 - $483

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Sighișoara is to train which costs 6 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 13 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Sighișoara is to drive which costs 20 000 Ft - 30 000 Ft and takes 7 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Sighișoara. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Sighisoara via Turda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Sighișoara. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Nyugati and arriving at Sighisoara via Püspökladany, Biharkeresztes and Cluj Napoca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 18 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Sighișoara is 460 km. The road distance is 653.8 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Sighișoara without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 53 min and costs 19 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 11 h 53 min to get from Budapest to Sighișoara, including transfers.

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Budapest to Sighișoara bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Budapest station.

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Budapest to Sighișoara train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Nyugati station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Sighișoara is to bus which takes 11 h 53 min and costs 19 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 8 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft and takes 13 h 14 min.

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  • Distance: 287.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Budapest to Sighișoara via Turda in around 11 h 53 min. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest to Sighișoara once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 11 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Tirgu Mures
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$20 - $150
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Krakow, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Cluj Napoca to Sighisoara
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Sibiu Halta to Sighisoara
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Teius to Sighisoara
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Sighisoara
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Turda
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 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 Turda to Sighisoara
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Târgu Mureș to Sighisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
fany.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Turda to Sighisoara
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Bus from Targu Mures to Sighisoara
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mementobus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Sighișoara
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Aerotran Pass
Phone
+4 0758 928 530
Email
aerotrans_pass@yahoo.com
Website
transportaeroportcluj.ro
Shuttle from Cluj Airport to Teiuş
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $75
Schedules at
transportaeroportcluj.ro
Direct Aeroport
Phone
0371.503.503
Email
office@direct-aeroport.ro
Website
direct-aeroport.ro
Shuttle from Otopeni Airport to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
direct-aeroport.ro

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Sibiu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Sighișoara bus services, operated by Fany, arrive at Sighisoara station.

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Sighișoara is 1 h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 8:45 AM in Budapest and 9:45 AM in Sighișoara.

Budapest to Sighișoara train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Sighisoara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Sighișoara is 654 km. It takes approximately 7 h to drive from Budapest to Sighișoara.

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Tarom, Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Sibiu Airport.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Sighișoara. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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