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There are 5 ways to get from Satu Mare to Budapest by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$15 - $23

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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

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Satu Mare to Budapest 203.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Satu Mare (SUJ) to Budapest (BUD) SUJ - BUD

$83 - $310

Shuttle  •  4 h 13 min

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

$77 - $98

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The cheapest way to get from Satu Mare to Budapest is to train which costs $14 - $23 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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

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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 3 min.

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The distance between Satu Mare and Budapest is 288 km. The road distance is 325.6 km.

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The best way to get from Satu Mare to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs $14 - $23.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Satu Mare to Budapest, including transfers.

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Satu Mare to Budapest bus services, operated by Autogenn, depart from Satu Mare station.

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Satu Mare to Budapest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Satu Mare station.

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The best way to get from Satu Mare to Budapest is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs $14 - $23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $30 and takes 7 h 13 min, you could also fly, which costs $80 - $310 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Satu Mare to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 180.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Satu Mare to Budapest via Oradea in around 7 h 13 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Satu Mare to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Satu Mare to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Oradea to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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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There is no direct flight from Satu Mare Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Satu Mare to Budapest bus services, operated by GIG, arrive at Budapest station.

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Budapest is 1 h behind Satu Mare. It is currently 4:32 AM in Satu Mare and 3:32 AM in Budapest.

Satu Mare to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Budapest-Nyugati station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Satu Mare to Budapest is 326 km. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Satu Mare to Budapest.

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Air Bagan, Wizz Air and Tarom offer flights from Satu Mare Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4446+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Satu Mare to Satu Mare Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $6 - $8.

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