There are 8 ways to get from Târgu Mureș to Budapest by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Tirgu Mures, train  •  4h

  1. Fly from Tirgu Mures (TGM) to Budapest (BUD) TGM - BUD
  2. Take the train from Ferihegy to Budapest-Nyugati

6 295 Ft - 19 833 Ft

Cheapest option

Train  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Târgu Mureş to Cluj Napoca
  2. Take the train from Cluj Napoca to Puespoekladany Ir
  3. Take the train from Puespoekladany to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...

5 667 Ft - 12 702 Ft

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Bus to Cluj-Napoca, fly  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Târgu Mureş to Turda
  2. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Budapest (BUD) CLJ - BUD

24 197 Ft - 87 624 Ft

Bus via Budapest Nepliget  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Târgu Mureș to Budapest Népliget

18 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft

Bus, train  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Târgu Mureș to Debrecen
  2. Take the train from Debrecen to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...

Bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Târgu Mureș to Budapest

9 416 Ft

Bus via Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş to Budapest, Budapest Népliget N963

8 082 Ft - 9 578 Ft

Drive  •  7h

  1. Drive from Târgu Mureș to Budapest 622.7 km

22 000 Ft - 33 000 Ft

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Târgu Mureș to Budapest is to bus via Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş which costs $25 - $30 and takes 10h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Târgu Mureș to Budapest is to fly and train which costs $19 - $65 and takes 4h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Târgu Mureș and arriving at Budapest. Services depart four times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Târgu Mureș to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Târgu Mureş and arriving at Budapest-Nyugati via Cluj Napoca and Puespoekladany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 5m.

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The distance between Târgu Mureș and Budapest is 431 km. The road distance is 622.7 km.

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The best way to get from Târgu Mureș to Budapest without a car is to bus via Budapest Nepliget which takes 8h 11m and costs $55 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Târgu Mureș to Budapest, including transfers.

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Târgu Mureș to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş station.

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Târgu Mureș to Budapest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Târgu Mureş station.

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The best way to get from Târgu Mureș to Budapest is to bus via Budapest Nepliget which takes 8h 11m and costs $55 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $17 - $40 and takes 11h 5m.

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  • Distance: 431.4 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Târgu Mureș, Romania and Budapest, Hungary?

Brianna Tour operates a bus from Târgu Mureș to Budapest Népliget twice a week. Tickets cost 18 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft and the journey takes 7h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Târgu Mureș to Budapest via Cluj Napoca and Puespoekladany in around 11h 5m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tirgu Mures to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
9 000 Ft - 24 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85 000 Ft - 260 000 Ft
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85 000 Ft - 260 000 Ft
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
39 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
47 000 Ft - 190 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
19 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
350 Ft - 410 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Debrecen to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3 900 Ft - 4 600 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Puespoekladany to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3 100 Ft - 3 700 Ft
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Târgu Mureş to Cluj Napoca
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
950 Ft - 3 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
950 Ft - 1 200 Ft
1st Class
3 100 Ft - 3 500 Ft
Train from Cluj Napoca to Puespoekladany
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1 600 Ft - 5 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 600 Ft - 2 100 Ft
1st Class
4 900 Ft - 5 500 Ft
Bus operators
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Târgu Mureş to Turda
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
950 Ft - 1 300 Ft
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Brianna Tour
Phone
004-0745-845.394
Website
briannatour.ro
Bus from Târgu Mureș to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigtour.ro
Bus from Târgu Mureș to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
GIG
Bus from Târgu Mureș to Budapest
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
9 416 Ft
Website
GIG
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 Târgu Mureș, Târgu Mureş to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7 500 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Budapest is 1h behind Târgu Mureș. It is currently 3:12 AM in Târgu Mureș and 2:12 AM in Budapest.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Târgu Mureș to Budapest is 623 km. It takes approximately 7h to drive from Târgu Mureș to Budapest.

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

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There are 4976+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at 30 000 Ft per night.

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The best way to get from Târgu Mureș to Tirgu Mures Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs $1 - $4.

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