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There are 9 ways to get from Sighișoara to Budapest by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  11h

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

4 434 Ft - 14 440 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

21 165 Ft - 29 460 Ft

Bus  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Sighisoara to Budapest

20 294 Ft - 23 916 Ft

Night train  •  11h 1m

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

4 728 Ft - 13 581 Ft

Drive  •  6h 49m

  1. Drive from Sighișoara to Budapest 652.7 km

21 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft

Bus to Sibiu, fly  •  9h 47m

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

9 293 Ft - 32 353 Ft

Train to Cluj-Napoca, fly  •  10h 55m

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

12 764 Ft - 54 330 Ft

Bus to Tirgu Mures, fly  •  6h 29m

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

20 544 Ft - 75 592 Ft

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  9h 29m

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

13 003 Ft - 75 615 Ft

Romania → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Romania

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine

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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Romania

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from Romania
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Hungary

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Considerations leaving from Romania

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Hungary from Romania.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Budapest is 0036 6 80 277 455.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Budapest is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Budapest is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

No, returning to Romania from Hungary is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sighișoara to Budapest is to night train which costs $16 - $50 and takes 11h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Sighișoara to Budapest is to bus and fly which costs $65 - $260 and takes 6h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sighișoara to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Sighisoara and arriving at Budapest via Turda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sighișoara to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Sighişoara and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Loekoeshaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h.

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The distance between Sighișoara and Budapest is 460 km. The road distance is 652.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sighișoara to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 11h and costs $15 - $50.

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

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Sighișoara to Budapest bus services, operated by Fany, depart from Sighisoara 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 train which takes 11h and costs $15 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus via Turda, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 11h 33m.

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  • Distance: 459.7 km
  • Duration: 11h

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

You can take a train from Sighișoara to Budapest via Lokoshaza and Loekoeshaza in around 11h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sighișoara to Budapest via Turda in around 11h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
32 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35 000 Ft - 170 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 70 000 Ft
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 49 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
20 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
Flights from Tirgu Mures to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
17 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
26 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
34 000 Ft - 220 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sibiu to Budapest via Corfu
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
5 500 Ft - 28 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
23 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Sighişoara to Lokoshaza
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2 700 Ft - 8 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
2 700 Ft - 3 400 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
10h 27m
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 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
850 Ft - 3 300 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
850 Ft - 1 100 Ft
1st Class
2 900 Ft - 3 300 Ft
Bus operators
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Sighisoara to Turda
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice 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
18 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
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
9 768 Ft
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Brianna Tour
Phone
004-0745-845.394
Website
briannatour.autogari.ro
Bus from Sighisoara to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft
Schedules at
briannatour.autogari.ro
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 Sibiu
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
2 800 Ft - 3 500 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - 4 800 Ft
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro

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There is no direct flight from Sibiu Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Sighișoara to Budapest bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., arrive at Budapest station.

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Budapest is 1h behind Sighișoara. It is currently 1:46 PM in Sighișoara and 12:46 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 6h 49m to drive from Sighișoara to Budapest.

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Ryanair, Wizz Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Sibiu Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 620+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 27 500 Ft per night.

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