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Overview: Train from Bucharest to Budapest

distanceDistance399 miles (643 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Bucharest to Budapest cover the 399 miles (643 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 18 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bucharest and arrive in Budapest-Déli.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Bucharest and Budapest?

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

What is the status of international entry into Hungary from Romania?

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

Do I need to self-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?

When travelling in Hungary, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 07/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Bucharest and Budapest before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Bucharest, Romania from Budapest, Hungary?

Return travel from Hungary to Romania is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Bucharest from Budapest?

Entry into Romania is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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:

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

Last checked on 07/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bucharest from Budapest.

How far is it from Bucharest to Budapest by train?
The train distance from Bucharest to Budapest is around 399 miles (643 km).
How long is the train from Bucharest to Budapest?
While the time it takes to travel 399 miles (643 km) between Bucharest and Budapest can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Bucharest to Budapest is on average 16 h 18 min.
What station does the Bucharest to Budapest train leave from? Which Budapest train station do I come into from Bucharest?

Omio customers book a train from Bucharest   to Budapest-Déli   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Bucharest? Where is the train station in Budapest?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Bucharest, located approximately 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city centre of Bucharest. The most popular arrival train station in Budapest, called Budapest-Déli, is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from its city centre.

How many train services are there from Bucharest to Budapest a day?
The average number of trains departing Bucharest for Budapest is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bucharest
Budapest
The major railway station for departures from Bucharest is Bucharest. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bucharest for your trip from Bucharest to Budapest.