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

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Recommended option

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Timisoara

$55 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM RegioJet

$13 - $17

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Timisoara Nord Ic

$13 - $20

Train via Lököshaza  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Lököshaza Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Lököshaza to Timisoara Nord Ic

$13 - $21

Rideshare  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Budapest to Timișoara 195.4 miles

$20

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Timișoara 195.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Timisoara (TSR) BUD - TSR

$72 - $252

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Timișoara is to bus which costs 3 600 Ft - 4 800 Ft and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Timișoara is to drive which costs 9 500 Ft - 15 000 Ft and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Budapest and arriving at Timisoara. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Timisoara Nord. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Timișoara is 256 km. The road distance is 312.6 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Timișoara without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft.

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The bus from Budapest to Timisoara takes 4 h 43 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Timișoara is to bus which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 15 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 3 800 Ft - 6 000 Ft and takes 5 h 23 min, you could also fly, which costs 20 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft and takes 7 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Timișoara.
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  • Distance: 159.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

SC Latino Expres S.R.L. operates a bus from Budapest to Timișoara 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest to Timișoara 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 5 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Timisoara via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Timisoara via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Timisoara via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Timisoara via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Lököshaza
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Lököshaza to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Budapest, Kelenföld vasútállomás M - Etele tér to Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Budapest to Timișoara
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Timisoara Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Timișoara bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., arrive at Timisoara station.

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Timișoara is 1 h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 4:40 PM in Budapest and 5:40 PM in Timișoara.

Budapest to Timișoara train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Timisoara Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Timișoara is 313 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Budapest to Timișoara.

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

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There are 387+ hotels available in Timișoara. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Budapest and Timișoara. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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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