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

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Bus, train  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Vidin to Băile Herculane
  2. Take the train from Băile Herculane to Lokoshaza
  3. Take the train from Lököshaza to Budapest-Keleti D / ...

8 212 Ft - 12 676 Ft

7 alternative options

Bus  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Vidin to Băile Herculane
  2. Take the bus from Baile Herculane to Caransebeş
  3. Take the bus from Caransebeş to Budapest

19 562 Ft - 27 576 Ft

Bus via Arad  •  14h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Vidin to Arad, Arad 1950
  2. Take the bus from Arad, Arad to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 1920

11 755 Ft - 19 475 Ft

Drive  •  7h 23m

  1. Drive from Vidin to Budapest 421.7 miles

21 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft

Train to Sofia, fly to Budapest  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Budapest (BUD) SOF - BUD

11 668 Ft - 77 818 Ft

Bus to Belgrade, fly to Budapest  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Zaječar to Belgrade
  2. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Budapest (BUD) BEG - BUD

33 821 Ft - 92 563 Ft

Train, train to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Budapest  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the train from Vidin Patnicheska to Craiova
  2. Take the train from Craiova to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  3. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Budapest (BUD) OTP - BUD

13 060 Ft - 96 710 Ft

Train to Sofia, fly to Vienna, train  •  13h 54m

  1. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Vienna (VIE) SOF - VIE
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld

35 118 Ft - 85 368 Ft

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vidin to Budapest is to bus and train which costs $29 - $45 and takes 12h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Vidin to Budapest is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vidin to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Vidin and arriving at Budapest via Baile Herculane and Caransebeş. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 40m.

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The distance between Vidin and Budapest is 490 km. The road distance is 674.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vidin to Budapest without a car is to bus and train which takes 12h 55m and costs $29 - $45.

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It takes approximately 12h 55m to get from Vidin to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Budapest is 1h behind Vidin. It is currently 8:05 PM in Vidin and 7:05 PM in Budapest.

Map of how to get from Vidin to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 306.5 miles
  • Duration: 12h 55m

What companies run services between Vidin, Bulgaria and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a bus from Vidin to Budapest via Băile Herculane, Baile Herculane, and Caransebeş in around 13h 40m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
38 000 Ft - 180 000 Ft
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
46 000 Ft - 160 000 Ft
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
49 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Belgrade to Budapest
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
29 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
27 000 Ft - 100 000 Ft
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sofia to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
32 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Băile Herculane to Lokoshaza
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2 700 Ft - 4 100 Ft
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Vidin Patnicheska to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 200 Ft - 1 900 Ft
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Craiova to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
2 600 Ft - 3 900 Ft
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Craiova to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
3 400 Ft - 3 700 Ft
Website
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 20 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Vidin to Băile Herculane
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
2 600 Ft - 4 300 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vidin to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Arad, Arad to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
4 000 Ft - 7 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Dacos
Phone
(0250) 747-41
Email
secretariat@dacos.com.ro
Website
dacos.com.ro
Bus from Baile Herculane to Caransebeş
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
950 Ft - 1 300 Ft
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Caransebeş to Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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Yes, the driving distance between Vidin to Budapest is 675 km. It takes approximately 7h 23m to drive from Vidin to Budapest.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Sofia Airport to Budapest Airport.

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