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Trying to find a bus from Bucharest to Budapest or from Budapest to Bucharest? Then take advantage of our bus search engine to find the ideal option. If you're in a hurry, choose the quickest bus route provided by . If you want to get more bang for your buck on your way from Budapest to Bucharest, opt for the cheapest ticket, which starts from $33.25. All you have to do is click the "Find Now" button and enjoy the ride!

Bucharest to Budapest Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$33.25
Fastest Bus16h 10m
Distance400.0 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Eurolines Germany, Eurolines Suisse, ALSA
  Bus Bucharest - Budapest    400 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-50%

The cheapest bus routes from Bucharest to Budapest

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      1:05 PM
      5:15 AM
    18 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $33.25
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      1:05 PM
      5:15 AM
    13 Mar
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $33.25
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      1:05 PM
      5:15 AM
    17 Apr
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $33.25
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      1:05 PM
      5:15 AM
    17 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $33.25
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      1:05 PM
      5:15 AM
    7 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $33.25
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      1:05 PM
      5:15 AM
    20 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $33.25
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      3:45 AM
      8:15 PM
    7 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $44.34
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      4:00 AM
      8:30 PM
    20 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $58.77
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      4:00 AM
      8:30 PM
    20 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $58.77
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      4:00 AM
      8:30 PM
    20 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $58.77
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      4:00 AM
      8:30 PM
    20 Dec
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from $64.73
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      4:00 AM
      8:30 PM
    20 Dec
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from $64.73
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      4:00 AM
      8:30 PM
    20 Dec
    ALSAALSA
    from $66.53
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      4:00 AM
      8:30 PM
    20 Dec
    ALSAALSA
    from $66.53


  Carpooling Bucharest - Budapest    400 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Bucharest to Budapest

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      1:50 PM
      2:10 AM
    20 Dec
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.86
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      8:00 AM
      8:10 PM
    20 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $26.61
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      11:00 AM
      10:30 PM
    20 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $26.61
  • Bucharest
    Budapest
      7:30 AM
      7:00 PM
    20 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $38.81


  Bus Budapest - Bucharest    400 mi
Ø Bus connections8 x
Savings-79%

The cheapest bus routes from Budapest to Bucharest

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      11:35 PM
      5:30 PM
    6 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $33.25
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      11:35 PM
      5:30 PM
    4 Apr
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $33.25
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      11:35 PM
      5:30 PM
    13 Mar
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $33.25
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      11:35 PM
      5:30 PM
    21 Mar
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $33.25
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      11:35 PM
      5:30 PM
    1 Jan
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $38.80
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      11:35 PM
      5:30 PM
    9 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $38.80
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      5:30 AM
      10:00 PM
    20 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $58.77
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      5:30 AM
      10:00 PM
    20 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $58.77
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      5:30 AM
      9:00 PM
    20 Dec
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from $64.73
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      5:30 AM
      9:00 PM
    20 Dec
    Eurolines SuisseEurolines Suisse
    from $64.73
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      5:30 AM
      9:00 PM
    20 Dec
    ALSAALSA
    from $66.53
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      5:30 AM
      9:00 PM
    20 Dec
    ALSAALSA
    from $66.53
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      8:45 AM
      10:30 PM
    20 Dec
    +2
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $157.45
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      3:30 PM
      10:30 PM
    20 Dec
    +2
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $161.89


  Carpooling Budapest - Bucharest    400 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Budapest to Bucharest

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      6:40 AM
      7:10 PM
    20 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $32.16
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      6:10 PM
      4:40 AM
    20 Dec
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $38.81
  • Budapest
    Bucharest
      9:10 AM
      7:30 PM
    20 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $38.81


Current ticket prices

Travel bargains are what you're after? Then you should definitely consider taking a bus. Ticket prices for the route Bucharest - Budapest are currently starting from $33.25. They can also be slightly more expensive though, for instance, when you book your bus at short notice. One recommendation is to compare prices for different departure times if you're flexible timewise. Taking an earlier bus can allow you to save a few dollars.

Bus stops in Bucharest and Budapest

  Stations
Könyves Kálmán körút 13, 1097 Budapest (Hungary)
Nyugati tér 4, 1132 Budapest (Hungary)

More on bus features and services

Taking the bus is not only inexpensive but it's also the greenest way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions. Bus operators have also taken giant steps to modernize their fleet. Most of the on-board amenities you get when taking the train or flying, can also be found on board a bus.

Buses have become the way to travel in the 21st century. Unlike most other transportation modes, if you buy a bus ticket from Bucharest to Budapest, there’s one bus company offering complimentary WiFi: FlixBus. That way you'll be able to google your destination or get some work done if you're on business. When taking a bus from Budapest to Bucharest, also check whether the bus of your choice is equipped with media centers.

Keep in mind that it’s best to compare offers: The on-board features of the different bus operators which serve routes from Bucharest to Budapest and back can differ considerably. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. The choice is yours - begin traveling smart now!

Bucharest and Budapest: Useful Info

Bucharest
1.88 Million
Budapest
1.74 Million
Taxi
$0.64
$2.45
Bucharest
Budapest
A cab ride in Bucharest is 74% cheaper than in Budapest.
Local buses
$0.35
$1.17
Bucharest
Budapest
A bus fare in Bucharest is 71% cheaper than in Budapest.
Beer
$1.39
$1.34
Bucharest
Budapest
A large beer in Bucharest is 4% more expensive than in Budapest.
Water
$0.54
$0.36
Bucharest
Budapest
A bottle of water in Bucharest is 34% more expensive than in Budapest.
Meal
$4.97
$5.60
Bucharest
Budapest
A meal in Bucharest is 12% cheaper than in Budapest.
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