There are 4 ways to get from Satu Mare to Budapest by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Satu Mare to Debrecen R
  2. Take the train from Debrecen to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...

$24 - $36

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Bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Satu Mare to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Budapest

$19 - $30

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Satu Mare to Budapest 203.5 miles

$35 - $55

Shuttle  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Satu Mare to Budapest Eurobusways

$78 - $99

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The cheapest way to get from Satu Mare to Budapest is to bus which costs $18 - $30 and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Satu Mare to Budapest is to drive which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $35 - $55.

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The distance between Satu Mare and Budapest is 288 km. The road distance is 326 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Satu Mare to Budapest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Satu Mare to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Satu Mare and arriving at Budapest via Oradea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Satu Mare to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Satu Mare and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Debrecen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Satu Mare, Romania and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Satu Mare to Budapest via Debrecen in around 6 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Satu Mare to Budapest via Oradea in around 7 h 13 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Autogenn
Phone
0259 471 690
Website
autogenn.ro
Bus from Satu Mare to Oradea
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
autogenn.ro
Alexa Trans
Phone
0263 215 521
Email
alexa.trans@yahoo.com
Website
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Satu Mare to Oradea
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Oradea to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Satu Mare to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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