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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Rosiori Nord

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget M to Sofia Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Svishtov Bus Station

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Rosiori Nord

Drive

  1. Drive from Budapest to Zimnicea

Fly Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni, shuttle, bus

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Svishtov

Train, train to Oradea, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, shuttle, bus

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Puespoekladany
  2. Take the train from Puespoekladany to Biharkeresztes
  3. Fly from Oradea (OMR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP)
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
  5. Take the bus from Ruse to Svishtov

Fly Budapest to Sofia, train

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sofia (SOF)
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Levski
  3. Take the train from Levski to Svishtov

Shuttle to Timisoara, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, shuttle, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Timişoara
  2. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
  4. Take the bus from Ruse to Svishtov

Train to Vienna, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, shuttle, bus

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
  4. Take the bus from Ruse to Svishtov

Train to Vienna, fly to Sofia, train

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sofia (SOF)
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Levski
  4. Take the train from Levski to Svishtov
Hungary → Romania
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International entry into Romania from Hungary

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Romania from Hungary

  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Romania

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Considerations leaving from Hungary

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Romania is currently allowed from Hungary.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zimnicea is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Zimnicea is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Zimnicea is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 800 358.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Hungary from Romania.

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Last updated: 23 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Zimnicea is to train which costs 13 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft and takes 16h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Zimnicea is to drive which costs 28 000 Ft - 41 000 Ft and takes 10h 25m.

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The distance between Budapest and Zimnicea is 651 km. The road distance is 811.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Zimnicea without a car is to train which takes 16h 41m and costs 13 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 16h 41m to get from Budapest to Zimnicea, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Zimnicea is to train which takes 16h 41m and costs 13 000 Ft - 28 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 37 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 23h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Zimnicea is 1h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 5:14 PM in Budapest and 6:14 PM in Zimnicea.

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Zimnicea is 811 km. It takes approximately 10h 25m to drive from Budapest to Zimnicea.

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Tarom and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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  • Distance: 651.4 km
  • Duration: 16h 41m

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

Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Budapest-Keleti to Rosiori Nord once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $55 and the journey takes 14h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Zimnicea via Népliget M, Budapest Népliget M, Sofia Central Bus Station, and Svishtov Bus Station in around 23h 10m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Oradea to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Oradea to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$29 - $95
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $230
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$9 - $150
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $130
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$22 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Budapest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $180
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Rosiori Nord
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$45 - $55
Train from Puespoekladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Sofia to Levski
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $19
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$6 - $8
1st Class
$17 - $20
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Rosiori Nord
Ave. Duration
14h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Puespoekladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Levski
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
$6 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Levski to Svishtov
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $2
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $26
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$16 - $26
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Budapest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Svishtov Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Union Ivkoni
Atlas Taxi
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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Atlas Taxi
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Ruse to Svishtov
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Svishtov
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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