The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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It's difficult to get from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca without transferring at least once.
|Distance||219 miles (354 km)|
|Average bus duration||8 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$25 (€21)|
|Bus providers||Croatia Bus d. O. O. Flixbus or Optimus Trans|
Buses from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca cover the 219 miles (354 km) long journey taking on average 8 h with our travel partners like Croatia Bus d. O. O. Flixbus or Optimus Trans. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $20 (€17), but the average price of bus tickets is $25 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Cluj-Napoca, Autogara Fany.
For as little as $20 (€17) you can travel by bus between Budapest and Cluj-Napoca with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
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.
Buses in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities. A number of European bus companies service both domestic and international routes. Buses from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca leave late in the evening daily, with weekend bus services of equal frequency. The journey takes 7 hours and 25 minutes. The service is operated by OrangeWays, and all buses between the two cities offer a direct journey.
Return buses from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest are also available.
Buses From Budapest To Cluj-Napoca leave from the Nepliget bus station to the south-east of the centre of Budapest. Nepliget bus station is about 15 minutes away from the city centre by taxi or 25 minutes by metro. Buses make one additional stop at Budapest Airport, Terminal 2, where passengers may choose to begin their journey. The airport is an hour and ten minutes by public transport from the centre of Budapest or half an hour by taxi. Public transport in Budapest runs until midnight; however, night buses are also available.
Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the Romanian region of Transylvania, and has a long and distinguished history which is reflected in its many impressive buildings, such as the 15th century St Michael's Church on Union Square and the Franciscan Monastery on Museum Square. The city is renowned for its vibrant nightlife, due to a large student population. Buses From Budapest To Cluj-Napoca arrive at the city's Autogara, or main bus station, which is located to the north west of the city centre. There are direct local bus links to the city centre; the journey takes about 40 minutes. Taxis are also available and make the journey to the city centre in about 20 minutes. Public transport services run until midnight.
Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Cluj-Napoca, Romania by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted 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 1/24/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Budapest and Cluj-Napoca before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Cluj-Napoca to Budapest is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Hungary is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
What are the requirements?
The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/13/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Budapest from Cluj-Napoca here.
There are a few bus stations in Budapest to start your trip from including Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar, Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér (Terminal 2). In Cluj-Napoca you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Cluj-Napoca, Autogara Fany, Cluj-Napoca, Autogara Sens Vest and Cluj Napoca, Strada Fabricii.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Cluj-Napoca, Autogara Fany.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Budapest-Déli and travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Cluj-Napoca, Autogara Fany and need to travel approximately 2.4 miles (3.8 km) from the bus station to the city center in Cluj-Napoca.
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