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.
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15 h 35 m
16 h 37 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Budapest for Bucharest every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||399 miles (643 km)|
|Average bus duration||15 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$42 (€37)|
Buses from Budapest to Bucharest cover the 399 miles (643 km) long route taking on average 15 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $34 (€30), but the average price of bus tickets is $42 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Bucharest, Autogara Filaret.
You can travel by bus between Budapest and Bucharest with FlixBus for as low as $34 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Bucharest, Romania by bus is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Romania, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 5/15/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Budapest and Bucharest before traveling.
Return travel from Romania to Hungary is: Fully open.
Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/16/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Budapest from Bucharest.
When taking a bus from Budapest, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Budapest, Népliget, Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti). When you arrive in Bucharest, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Bucharest, Autogara Filaret and Bucharest, Piata Buzesti.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Budapest-Déli to Bucharest, Autogara Filaret.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Budapest-Déli and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Bucharest most often arrive at Bucharest, Autogara Filaret and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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