There are 7 ways to get from Budapest to Transylvania by plane, bus, taxi, train 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

Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  12 h 32 min

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

$108 - $614

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş N963 / ...

$31 - $53

5 alternative options

Fly to Cluj-Napoca, bus, taxi  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) BUD - CLJ
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
  3. Take a taxi from Târgu Mureş to Transylvania

$53 - $345

Fly to Tirgu Mures  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Tirgu Mures (TGM) BUD - TGM

$35 - $169

Train  •  11 h 34 min

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

$71 - $99

Bus Brianna Tour  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Târgu Mureș

$63 - $79

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Transylvania 388.7 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Transylvania is to bus which costs 8 500 Ft - 15 000 Ft and takes 13 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Transylvania is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs 9 500 Ft - 48 000 Ft.

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The distance between Budapest and Transylvania is 416 km. The road distance is 622 km.

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It takes approximately 12 h 32 min to get from Budapest to Transylvania, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Transylvania. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Band via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Târgu Mureș. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 3 min.

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

Wizz Air flies from Budapest to Transylvania once a week. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Budapest to Transylvania once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 11 h 1 min.

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 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 Tirgu Mures
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$20 - $150
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
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
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Brianna Tour
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Târgu Mureș Autogara Voiajor
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Other operators
Taxi from Târgu Mureş to Transylvania
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16

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