Budapest to Bucharest train

Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Bucharest

Showing times and prices for Dec 07

Cheapest

-

Average

60

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.

Romanian Railways (CFR)
07:10AMBudapest-keleti16h20 11:30PMBucureşti Nord Gr.a
1 transfer
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Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
03:10PMBudapest-keleti16h56 08:06AMBucuresti Nord
0 transfers
111One-way
Romanian Railways (CFR)
07:10PMBudapest-keleti16h49 11:59AMBucuresti Nord
0 transfers
851One-way
Romanian Railways (CFR)
10:45PMBudapest-keleti17h02 03:47PMBucuresti Nord
0 transfers
851One-way

Train schedule from Budapest to Bucharest

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7
Romanian Railways (CFR)
07:10AMBudapest-keleti16h20 11:30PMBucureşti Nord Gr.a
1 transfer
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
03:10PMBudapest-keleti16h56 08:06AMBucuresti Nord
0 transfers
Romanian Railways (CFR)
07:10PMBudapest-keleti16h49 11:59AMBucuresti Nord
0 transfers
Romanian Railways (CFR)
10:45PMBudapest-keleti17h02 03:47PMBucuresti Nord
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Budapest to Bucharest

Showing times and prices for Dec 07

Fastest Journey

16 h 20 m

Average

16 h 46 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

643 km

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.

Romanian Railways (CFR)
07:10AMBudapest-keleti16h20 11:30PMBucureşti Nord Gr.a
1 transfer
Find prices
Romanian Railways (CFR)
07:10PMBudapest-keleti16h49 11:59AMBucuresti Nord
0 transfers
851One-way
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
03:10PMBudapest-keleti16h56 08:06AMBucuresti Nord
0 transfers
111One-way
Romanian Railways (CFR)
10:45PMBudapest-keleti17h02 03:47PMBucuresti Nord
0 transfers
851One-way

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Overview: Train from Budapest to Bucharest

distanceDistance399 miles (643 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, 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.

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FAQs

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

Can I enter Romania from Hungary?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Bucharest, Romania?

All travelers in Romania must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

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.

Is my return train into Budapest from Bucharest restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Romania

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Bucharest?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

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.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Budapest to Bucharest to cost as little as $1 (€1)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Budapest to Bucharest train price to come in at an average of $50 (€45)  one way.
The Budapest to Bucharest train distance is approximately 399 miles (643 km).
On average the Budapest to Bucharest train time is 16 h 55 min  covering the 399 miles (643 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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.

On average, there are 3 trains a day from Budapest to Bucharest. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Budapest to Bucharest at 7: 10 AM. The last train from Budapest to Bucharest that you can take departs at 10: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Budapest to Bucharest schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Budapest to Bucharest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $50 (€45) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Budapest to Bucharest a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Budapest and Bucharest

Budapest
Bucharest
The major railway station for departures from Budapest is Budapest-Déli. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Budapest-Déli for your journey from Budapest to Bucharest.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+36 13558657
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00-10: 00, 10: 20-14: 00, 14: 25- 17: 35
Public transit options for Budapest-Déli
Metro lines: M2 (red)
Tram lines: 17, 56, 56A, 59, 59A, 59B, 61
Bus lines: 21, 21A, 39, 102, 139, 140, 140A, N960, N990
Train lines: IC, IR, S (10, 12, 30, 34, 35, 40, 42), Z30

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