You can get from Budapest to Bucharest by train, bus or flight.
To get from Budapest to Bucharest on May 29 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||Bus or flight|
|Ticket price range||$33 - $174|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $33 (€30) • 15 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $174 (€157) • 4 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Lufthansa|
Take a bus or flight to travel 399 miles (643 km) to Bucharest from Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Lufthansa among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Budapest to Bucharest.
International travel from Budapest, Hungary to Bucharest, Romania is: Fully open.
Entry into Romania is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Romania must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 5/23/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip to Bucharest from Budapest.
The current restriction level for returning to Budapest, Hungary from Romania is: Fully open.
Reentering Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
All travelers returning to Hungary must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Budapest from Bucharest here.
There are 2 travel options from Budapest to Bucharest: bus or flight.
The cheapest way to go to Bucharest from Budapest is by taking a bus, which costs on average $33 (€30).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Bucharest:
A bus is generally $141 (€127) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $174 (€157) from Budapest to Bucharest.
The quickest way to travel from Budapest to Bucharest is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 5 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 15 h 30 min on average.
The distance from Budapest to Bucharest is approximately 399 miles (643 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Budapest to Bucharest:
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