The cheapest buses from Bucharest to Budapest

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Cheapest

£31

Average

£31

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bucharest to Budapest will cost around £ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 31.

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13:05Bucuresti, Autogara Militari17h10 05:15Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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£311One-way

Timetable Bucharest to Budapest

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13:05Bucuresti, Autogara Militari17h10 05:15Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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17 Oct
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18 Oct
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19 Oct
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20 Oct
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21 Oct
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22 Oct
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23 Oct
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24 Oct
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25 Oct
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26 Oct
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27 Oct
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28 Oct
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Fri
29 Oct
£35Flixbus
£225Eurowings
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30 Oct
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31 Oct
£26Flixbus
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1 Nov
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2 Nov
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3 Nov
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4 Nov
£26Flixbus
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5 Nov
£26Flixbus
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The fastest buses from Bucharest to Budapest

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

17 h 10 m

Average

17 h 10 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

643 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Bucharest for Budapest every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 643 km distance in an average of 17 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 17 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 17 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
13:05Bucuresti, Autogara Militari17h10 05:15Budapest, Könyves Kálmán körút
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£311One-way

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Coach Information to Budapest from Bucharest

distanceDistance399 miles (643 km)
durationAverage coach duration16 h 46 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£30 (€34)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus

Coaches from Bucharest to Budapest cover the 399 miles (643 km) long route taking on average 16 h 46 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £26, but the average price of coach tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Bucharest and arrive in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Coach companies

Coach from Bucharest to Budapest with FlixBus

Travel between Bucharest and Budapest from £26 with Omio’s coach partners FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Bucharest and Budapest.

Find the perfect FlixBus coach from Bucharest to Budapest for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest FlixBus coach timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest coach from Bucharest to Budapest. You can also check relevant travel information for the FlixBus coach, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap FlixBus coach tickets online. You can expect to travel around 399 miles (643 km) on this route and your FlixBus Bucharest to Budapest coach ticket can cost as little as £26 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets from Bucharest to Budapest in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official FlixBus coach tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

When purchasing your FlixBus coach tickets from Bucharest to Budapest, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Buses from Bucharest to Budapest
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by coach from Bucharest, Romania to Budapest, Hungary?

Travel between Bucharest, Romania and Budapest, Hungary by coach is: Partially open.

Can I enter Hungary from Romania?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Bucharest?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

All travellers in Hungary must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach to Budapest from Bucharest as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by coach to Bucharest, Romania from Budapest, Hungary?

The restriction level for your return coach to Bucharest, Romania from Budapest is: Fully open.

Is my return coach into Bucharest from Budapest restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Romania from Budapest?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Bucharest, Romania?

The government of Romania has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Bucharest from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap coaches from Bucharest to Budapest?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Bucharest to Budapest for as little as £26  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from Bucharest to Budapest?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket from Bucharest to Budapest is £30  one way.
What is the distance between Bucharest and Budapest via coach?
The distance to Budapest from Bucharest by coach is approximately 399 miles (643 km).
How long is the coach between Bucharest and Budapest?
On average the Bucharest to Budapest coach time is 16 h 46 min  covering the 399 miles (643 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by coach from Bucharest to Budapest, which coach station in Bucharest do I depart from and which coach station in Budapest do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bucharest   and arriving in Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti).

Where do I find the Bucharest coach station to Budapest? Where is the Budapest coach station?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Bucharest and travel around 2 mile (s) / 3 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and need to travel approximately 2 mile (s) / 3 km from the coach station to the city centre in Budapest.

What coach companies go from Bucharest to Budapest?
For the best Bucharest to Budapest coach to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to Budapest from Bucharest to compare what amenities they may offer.
When can I take the first coach from Bucharest to Budapest? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The earliest coach departing from Bucharest to Budapest leaves at 10: 05. The last coach departing from Bucharest to Budapest leaves at 11: 05. You can find the latest Bucharest to Budapest coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy coach tickets from Bucharest to Budapest for the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Bucharest to Budapest is on average £30 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this journey. In general, you can find coach tickets between Bucharest and Budapest available a few months in advance.

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