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There are 5 ways to get from Romania to Hungary by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus Maxibus Travel  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Budapest

$17 - $43

4 alternative options

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Budapest

$60 - $85

Train  •  17 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti Ic

$34 - $56

EuroNight  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia / ...

$31 - $51

Drive  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Budapest 523.6 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Romania to Hungary is to bus which costs $17 - $45 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romania to Hungary is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The distance between Romania and Hungary is 418 km. The road distance is 837.7 km.

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The best way to get from Romania to Hungary without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 40 min and costs $17 - $45.

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It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from Romania to Hungary, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Romania to Hungary is to bus which takes 9 h 40 min and costs $17 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 17 h 41 min.

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Hungary is 1 h behind Romania. It is currently 2:24 AM in Romania and 1:24 AM in Hungary.

Yes, the driving distance between Romania to Hungary is 838 km. It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to drive from Romania to Hungary.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Hungary. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Romania to Hungary.
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  • Distance: 261 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 40 min

What companies run services between Romania and Hungary?

Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Bucharest to Budapest 6 times a week, and the journey takes 8 h 7 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Budapest via Gara de Nord, Bucuresti Nord Gara A, Brasov, Budapest-Keleti, and Keleti pályaudvar in around 17 h 41 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Budapest
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Budapest
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Brianna Tour
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Budapest
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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