The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Budapest to Bucharest is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last train of the day.
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16 h 20 m
16 h 46 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Budapest for Bucharest every day 3 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 train ticket price||$50 (€45)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
Trains from Budapest to Bucharest cover the 399 miles (643 km) long trip and usually take around 16 h 55 min. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $50 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Bucharest.
Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Bucharest, Romania by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Romania must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Budapest to Bucharest as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Budapest, Hungary from Bucharest is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Budapest from Bucharest closer to your date of departure here here.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arriving in Bucharest.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Budapest-Déli and travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bucharest and need to travel approximately 2.5 miles (4.1 km) from the train station to the city center in Bucharest.
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