How to get from Budapest to Bucharest

5 ways to travel via train, plane, bus, and car

By plane

Take the bus 100E at the station Deák Ferenc tér M .

The journey takes approximately 33 min. The travel distance is 17 km.
Carrier is BKK. Ticket price is about 2–2 EUR.

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87 m on foot from the station Liszt Ferenc Airport 2 to the airport Budapest (BUD).


Fly out of the airport Budapest (BUD)

The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min. .

128 m on foot from the airport Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to the station Bucharest Otopeni Airport.


Take the shuttle 783 at the station Bucharest Otopeni Airport .

The journey takes approximately 44 min. The travel distance is 17 km.
Carrier is Societatea de Transport București. Ticket price is about 1–2 EUR.

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Bus

Take the bus at the station Budapest .

The journey takes approximately 14 h 26 min. The travel distance is 992 km.
Carrier is SC Latino Expres S.R.L.. Ticket price is about 50–75 EUR.

Get off at the station Bucharest
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Train

Take the train Ir at the station Budapest-Nyugati .

The journey takes approximately 15 h 24 min. The travel distance is 836 km.
Carrier is Romanian Railways (CFR). Ticket price is about 26–40 EUR.

Get off at the station Bucuresti Nord
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Bus via Népliget M

Take the bus M3 at the station Deák Ferenc tér M .

The journey takes approximately 14 min. The travel distance is 4 km.
Carrier is BKK. Ticket price is about 2–2 EUR.

Get off at the station Népliget M
188 m on foot from the station Népliget M to the station Budapest, Budapest Népliget.


Take the bus 1926 at the station Budapest, Budapest Népliget .

The journey takes approximately 15 h 35 min. The travel distance is 879 km.
Carrier is FlixBus. Ticket price is about 40–50 EUR.

145 m on foot from the station Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to the station Păcii.


Take the subway M3 at the station Păcii .

The journey takes approximately 12 min. The travel distance is 8 km.
Carrier is Metrorex. Ticket price is about 1–1 EUR.

Get off at the station Piata Unirii
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Drive

In a rental car

The drive will take 572 minutes. The distance between Budapest and Bucharest is 840 km. You will use 67 liters of gasoline at a cost of €87.

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