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Budapest - Cluj-Napoca Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity coaches per day from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca. Traveling by coach from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca usually takes around 9 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 7 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance221 mi (356 km)
Shortest duration7h 35m
Cheapest price£14.49
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines1

Price trends for coaches from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca

Monthly average prices

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What coach companies travel from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus39h 5m£29.27
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    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 3 trips from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca, and usually makes the trip in about 9 hours and 5 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca?

The coach takes an average of 9 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 221 miles from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca. However, the fastest coach only takes 7 hours and 35 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Budapest?

The first coach leaves at 04:00 and the last coach leaves at 04:00. To see the times for all coaches from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach trips to Cluj-Napoca are there per day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca without transferring.

City Information

Budapest

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As the commercial and cultural hub of Hungary, Budapest is a multi-faceted city that appeals to many different kinds of travelers. The city’s star attraction is the blue Danube, which runs through town, dividing it in two. To explore the river to its fullest, you should go on a boat cruise. This is also a good way to enjoy an unobstructed view of the surrounding architecture. After enjoying the sapphire-colored water of the Danube, take a stroll around the historic Castle Hill quarter, which features cobblestone streets and quaint old buildings. While here, don’t hesitate to visit the area’s iconic Buda Castle, which dates back to the 13th century. For those who do not want to pass up a good photo shoot, Fisherman’s Bastion offers amazing panoramic views.

If you are looking for some unique Hungarian dishes, Arany Kaviar Restaurant offers a great selection. For a more casual experience, Hoppacska is a great choice.

The three main rail stations in Budapest are Keleti, Nyugati, and Déii, which offer access to various other Hungarian and European cities. The main bus station is Népliget and it is located on the edge of Budapest’s popular People’s Park. The main airport in the city is the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Budapest?

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Main departure station: Üllői út 131

The station at Üllői út 131 is Budapest's centre of intercity coach transport, plus a hub for local bus and subway services that run through the Népliget station. The station itself is large and spacious, so you can expect to find public restrooms as well as a comfortable waiting area with seats. The station's location is slightly south of Budapest's inner city, but there are still many cafes and hotels in the area since the immense People's Park and the MVM Dome are on either side of the station. Many of Budapest's local buses stop here, along with intercity service on lines including FlixBus and Slovak Lines.

All coach stations in Budapest:

  • Üllői út 131

  • Airport Terminal 2A

Where does the coach arrive in Cluj-Napoca?

Main arrival station: Strada Bruno Giordano nr. 1-3

All coaches from Budapest arrive at one main station in Cluj-Napoca.

Coach stations in Cluj-Napoca:

  • Strada Bruno Giordano nr. 1-3

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