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

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  9 h 30 min

$70 - $85

Cheapest option

EuroNight  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Dacia

$32 - $52

3 alternative options

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  15 h 46 min

$63 - $93

Train  •  17 h 16 min

  1. D / ...

$62 - $97

Drive  •  9 h 30 min

  1. 523.6 miles

$90 - $140

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 7 h 39 min. Brianna Tour also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucharest to Budapest 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 15 h 50 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
17 h 55 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
7 h 39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.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 - $90
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Romania and Hungary is 418 km. The road distance is 838 km.

The cheapest way to get from Romania to Hungary is to EuroNight which costs $30 - $55 and takes 19 h 34 min.

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

It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to get from Romania to Hungary, including transfers.