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There are 6 ways to get from Timișoara to Budapest by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Timisoara to Budapest

$55 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop RegioJet

$13 - $16

4 alternative options

Train Hungarian Railways (MÁV)  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Lököshaza Ic
  2. Take the train from Lököshaza to Budapest-Keleti D / ...

$13 - $21

Train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Budapest-Keleti Ic

$16 - $22

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Timișoara to Budapest 195.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Budapest (BUD) TSR - BUD

$43 - $203

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The cheapest way to get from Timișoara to Budapest is to bus which costs $13 - $17 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Timișoara to Budapest is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Timisoara and arriving at Budapest. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Timișoara to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Timisoara Nord and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Lököshaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Timișoara and Budapest is 256 km. The road distance is 313.2 km.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $55 - $75.

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The bus from Timisoara to Budapest takes 4 h 43 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Timișoara to Budapest bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Timisoara station.

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Timișoara to Budapest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Timisoara Nord station.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Budapest is to bus which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $55 - $75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $13 - $22 and takes 5 h 28 min, you could also fly, which costs $40 - $210 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Timișoara to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 159.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

SC Latino Expres S.R.L. operates a bus from Timișoara to Budapest 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Timișoara to Budapest via Lököshaza in around 5 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Chisinau, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Timisoara to Budapest via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Lököshaza
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Timisoara to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM to Budapest, Kelenföld, Somogyi utca MHD stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com

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There is no direct flight from Timisoara Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Budapest is 1 h behind Timișoara. It is currently 12:08 AM in Timișoara and 11:08 PM in Budapest.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Timișoara to Budapest is 313 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Timișoara to Budapest.

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

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There are 4446+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Timisoara Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs $1.

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