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There are 10 ways to get from Sighișoara to Budapest by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Sighișoara to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N963

8 714 Ft - 21 645 Ft

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Night train  •  11h 21m

  1. Take the night train from Sighisoara to Budapest-Keleti Night Train

4 400 Ft - 14 000 Ft

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Bus via Turda  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Sighisoara to Turda
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Budapest

20 143 Ft - 29 429 Ft

Train  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the train from Sighişoara to Lokoshaza IR: Bucureşti Nord Gr.A - Lokoshaza
  2. Take the train from Loekoeshaza to Budapest-Keleti Ic / ...

6 654 Ft - 13 088 Ft

Drive  •  7h 3m

  1. Drive from Sighișoara to Budapest 653.2 km

22 000 Ft - 34 000 Ft

Bus to Tirgu Mures, fly to Budapest  •  6h 58m

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

11 668 Ft - 53 273 Ft

Bus to Sibiu, fly to Budapest  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Sighișoara to Sibiu
  2. Fly from Sibiu (SBZ) to Budapest (BUD) SBZ - BUD

23 140 Ft - 53 680 Ft

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Budapest  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Sighisoara to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Budapest (BUD) OTP - BUD

21 453 Ft - 185 025 Ft

Train to Cluj-Napoca, fly to Budapest  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the train from Sighişoara to Aiud Hm.
  2. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Budapest (BUD) CLJ - BUD

22 207 Ft - 244 752 Ft

Bus to Sibiu, fly to Vienna, train  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Sighișoara to Sibiu
  2. Fly from Sibiu (SBZ) to Vienna (VIE) SBZ - VIE
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld

43 790 Ft - 144 830 Ft

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The cheapest way to get from Sighișoara to Budapest is to train which costs $21 - $45 and takes 11h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Sighișoara to Budapest is to bus and fly which costs $35 - $170 and takes 6h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sighișoara to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Sighișoara and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 18m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Sighisoara and arriving at Budapest-Keleti. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 21m.

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The distance between Sighișoara and Budapest is 460 km. The road distance is 653.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sighișoara to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 11h 18m and costs $27 - $70.

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It takes approximately 11h 18m to get from Sighișoara to Budapest, including transfers.

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Sighișoara to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Sighișoara station.

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

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The best way to get from Sighișoara to Budapest is to bus which takes 11h 18m and costs $27 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $21 - $45 and takes 11h 41m.

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  • Distance: 459.7 km
  • Duration: 11h 18m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Sighișoara to Budapest, Budapest Népliget twice daily. Tickets cost 8 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft and the journey takes 10h 56m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sighișoara to Budapest via Lokoshaza and Loekoeshaza in around 11h 41m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
36 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Flights from Sibiu to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
37 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
41 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tirgu Mures to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 500 Ft - 26 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
41 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
41 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
41 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 65 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
36 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft
Flights from Sibiu to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Sighişoara to Lokoshaza
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2 700 Ft - 8 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
2 700 Ft - 3 500 Ft
1st Class
7 500 Ft - 8 500 Ft
Train from Loekoeshaza to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 700 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 700 Ft - 2 200 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Night train from Sighisoara to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4 400 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
4 400 Ft - 6 000 Ft
1st Class
12 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft
Train from Sighişoara to Aiud Hm.
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
850 Ft - 3 200 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
850 Ft - 1 100 Ft
1st Class
2 800 Ft - 3 200 Ft
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 500 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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
10h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8 000 Ft - 10 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sighișoara to Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2 100 Ft - 2 600 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sighișoara to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
2 700 Ft - 3 400 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Sighisoara to Budapest
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6 226 Ft
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Brianna Tour
Phone
004-0745-845.394
Website
briannatour.ro
Bus from Sighisoara to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Sighisoara to Turda
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 100 Ft - 4 500 Ft
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Sighisoara to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2 500 Ft - 3 600 Ft
Schedules at
fany.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Turda to Budapest
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Sighisoara to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3 100 Ft - 4 700 Ft
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro

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The quickest flight from Tirgu Mures Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Sighișoara to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest is 1h behind Sighișoara. It is currently 10:41 PM in Sighișoara and 9:41 PM in Budapest.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sighișoara to Budapest is 653 km. It takes approximately 7h 3m to drive from Sighișoara to Budapest.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Tirgu Mures Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 3417+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 30 000 Ft per night.

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