You can get from Bucharest to Budapest by train, bus or flight.
To get from Bucharest to Budapest on 26 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||399 miles (643 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or flight|
|Ticket price range||£35 - £250|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £35 • 16 h 46 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £250 • 5 h|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Swiss|
Take a coach or flight to travel 399 miles (643 km) from Bucharest to Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Swiss among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bucharest to Budapest.
Travel between Bucharest, Romania and Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania.
Conditions of entry into Hungary:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Hungary has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 24/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Bucharest to Budapest.
The restriction level for your return to Bucharest, Romania from Hungary is: Fully open.
Entry into Romania is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Conditions of reentry into Romania:
You should observe these safety measures in Romania as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Romania was last checked on 23/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bucharest from Budapest closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways that you can travel to Budapest from Bucharest. You can take a coach or flight.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bucharest to Budapest, which costs on average £35.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Budapest:
A coach is generally £215 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £250 from Bucharest to Budapest.
The fastest way from Bucharest to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 5 h.
Other travel options from Bucharest to Budapest can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 16 h 46 min.
The Bucharest to Budapest distance is approximately 399 miles (643 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bucharest to Budapest:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bucharest to Budapest, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip from Bucharest to Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Budapest from Bucharest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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