There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Sovata by train, bus, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Debrecen Intercity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Debrecen to Sovata Băi

$38 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus GIG  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Sovata Băi

$35

6 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Deda Intercity
  2. Take a taxi from Deda to Sovata

$185 - $236

Bus Eurolines HU  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Sovata 535

$36 - $71

Drive  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Sovata 409.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  12 h 39 min

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

$134 - $639

Fly to Cluj-Napoca, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) BUD - CLJ
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Sovata

$64 - $351

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BUD - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Sfântu Gheorghe to Sovata

$53 - $348

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

GIG operates a bus from Budapest to Sovata 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 and the journey takes 10 h.

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 Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
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 Sibiu via Basel
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Deda
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Debrecen to Sovata Băi
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Budapest to Sovata Băi
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Sovata
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Balint Trans
Phone
+4- 0265-255-092
Website
balinttrans.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
balinttrans.ro
Book at
balinttrans.ro
Bus from Sfântu Gheorghe to Sovata
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
balinttrans.ro
Book at
balinttrans.ro
Irina Trans
Phone
+4-0749-226.971
Website
irinatrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Turda to Sovata
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
irinatrans.autogari.ro
Other operators
Taxi from Deda to Sovata
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Budapest to Sovata?

The distance between Budapest and Sovata is 468 km. The road distance is 656 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Budapest to Sovata?

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Sovata is to bus which costs 8 661 Ft and takes 10 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Budapest to Sovata?

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Sovata is to drive which takes 7 h 43 min and costs 18 000 Ft - 27 000 Ft.

Is there a direct bus between Budapest and Sovata?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest and arriving at Sovata Băi. Services depart four times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

How long does it take to get from Budapest to Sovata?

It takes approximately 9 h 51 min to get from Budapest to Sovata, including transfers.