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There are 10 ways to get from Szeged to Bucharest by bus, train, night train, 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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Bus FlixBus  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Szeged to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1926

$41 - $66

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Bus, train to Timisoara, fly  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Szeged to Arad, Arad
  2. Take the train from Arad to Timisoara Nord
  3. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) TSR - OTP

$21 - $102

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Bus, train  •  14h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Szeged to Arad, Arad 962
  2. Take the train from Arad to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$28 - $44

Bus Viitorul Transport  •  16h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Szeged, Viztorony tér to Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Timişoara to Bucharest

$26 - $38

Train  •  17h 6m

  1. Take the train from Szeged to Bekescsaba R
  2. Take the train from Arad to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$29 - $47

Train, night train  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the train from Ujszeged to Ketegyhaza R
  2. Take the night train from Ketegyhaza to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic

$29 - $48

Drive  •  7h 55m

  1. Drive from Szeged to Bucharest 421.5 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Budapest, fly  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Szeged to Ferihegy
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BUD - OTP

$41 - $326

Train, train to Oradea, fly  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Szeged to Cegled
  2. Take the train from Cegled to Püspökladany
  3. Take the train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes
  4. Fly from Oradea (OMR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) OMR - OTP

$38 - $177

Bus, shuttle to Belgrade, fly  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Szeged to Novi Sad
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Novi Sad to Belgrade
  3. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BEG - OTP

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Szeged to Bucharest is to bus which costs 7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft and takes 16h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Szeged to Bucharest is to train and fly which costs 11 000 Ft - 95 000 Ft and takes 6h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Szeged to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Szeged and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Bekescsaba, Lököshaza and Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 6m.

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The distance between Szeged and Bucharest is 508 km. The road distance is 674.3 km.

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The best way to get from Szeged to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 13h 50m and costs 11 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 13h 50m to get from Szeged to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Szeged to Bucharest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Szeged station.

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The best way to get from Szeged to Bucharest is to bus which takes 13h 50m and costs 11 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 8 000 Ft - 14 000 Ft and takes 17h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Szeged. It is currently 7:56 PM in Szeged and 8:56 PM in Bucharest.

Map of how to get from Szeged to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 317.2 miles
  • Duration: 13h 50m

What companies run services between Szeged, Hungary and Bucharest, Romania?

FlixBus operates a bus from Szeged to Bucharest once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 13h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Szeged to Bucharest via Bekescsaba, Lököshaza, and Arad in around 17h 6m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Flights from Oradea to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $150
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Oradea to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Arad to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szeged to Bekescsaba
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ujszeged to Ketegyhaza
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Night train from Ketegyhaza to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szeged to Ferihegy
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szeged to Cegled
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Cegled to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Biharkeresztes
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
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 Szeged to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Szeged to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Szeged, Viztorony tér to Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Viitorul Transport
Phone
0755.107.554
Email
scviitorul@yahoo.com
Website
viitorultransport.com
Bus from Timişoara to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
viitorultransport.com
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Novi Sad to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
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terratravel.rs

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Szeged to Bucharest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Szeged to Bucharest is 674 km. It takes approximately 7h 55m to drive from Szeged to Bucharest.

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Austrian Airlines and Tarom offer flights from Budapest Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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