There are 5 ways to get from Budapest to Timișoara by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Timisoara

$55 - $80

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

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$13 - $20

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

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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 5 h 9 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 5 h 9 min and costs .

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The bus from Budapest to Timisoara takes 5 h 9 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 5 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 23 min.

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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 2:20 AM in Budapest and 3:20 AM in Timișoara.

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  • Distance: 159.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 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 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 9 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.

Train operators
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
4 times 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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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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There are 373+ 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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