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There are 7 ways to get from Sighișoara to Budapest by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Targu Mures to Budapest-Keleti Ic

$30 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Sighisoara to Budapest N963

$15 - $37

5 alternative options

Train via Razboieni  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Sighisoara to Razboieni Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Razboieni to Budapest-Keleti Ic

$24 - $36

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Sighișoara to Budapest 408.1 miles

$70 - $110

Train, train to Sibiu, fly  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Sighisoara to Copsa Mica
  2. Take the train from Copsa Mica to Sibiu Halta
  3. Fly from Sibiu (SBZ) to Budapest (BUD) SBZ - BUD

$108 - $613

Bus to Tirgu Mures, fly  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Sighisoara to Târgu Mureș
  2. Fly from Tirgu Mures (TGM) to Budapest (BUD) TGM - BUD

$28 - $135

Train, bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Sighisoara to Brasov
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Brasov to Otopeni Airport
  3. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Budapest (BUD) OTP - BUD

$52 - $343

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The cheapest way to get from Sighișoara to Budapest is to bus which costs $15 - $40 and takes 13 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sighișoara to Budapest is to bus and fly which costs $27 - $140 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sighișoara to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Sighisoara and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sighișoara to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Sighisoara and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Razboieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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The distance between Sighișoara and Budapest is 460 km. The road distance is 652.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sighișoara to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 12 h 47 min and costs $29 - $50.

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It takes approximately 12 h 47 min to get from Sighișoara to Budapest, including transfers.

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Sighișoara to Budapest bus services, operated by Mayer & Mayer Reisen, depart from Sighisoara station.

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

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The best way to get from Sighișoara to Budapest is to train which takes 12 h 47 min and costs $29 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $40 and takes 13 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Sighișoara to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 287.3 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 47 min

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

Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Sighișoara to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 10 h 34 min. Alternatively, Mayer & Mayer Reisen operates a bus from Sighișoara to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $35 and the journey takes 13 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Tirgu Mures to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$16 - $120
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Targu Mures to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Sighisoara to Razboieni
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Razboieni to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Sighisoara to Copsa Mica
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Copsa Mica to Sibiu Halta
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Sighisoara to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Sighisoara to Budapest
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
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FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sighișoara to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Sighisoara to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
fany.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Sighisoara to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Direct Aeroport
Phone
0371.503.503
Email
office@direct-aeroport.ro
Website
direct-aeroport.ro
Shuttle from Brasov to Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
direct-aeroport.ro

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There is no direct flight from Sibiu Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Sighișoara to Budapest bus services, operated by Mayer & Mayer Reisen, arrive at Budapest station.

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Budapest is 1 h behind Sighișoara. It is currently 8:46 AM in Sighișoara and 7:46 AM in Budapest.

Sighișoara to Budapest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Budapest-Keleti station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sighișoara to Budapest is 653 km. It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to drive from Sighișoara to Budapest.

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Tarom, Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Sibiu Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4366+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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