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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca. Traveling by bus from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca usually takes around 9 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance221 mi (356 km)
Shortest duration7h 35m
Cheapest price£16.99
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca?

There is one intercity bus company that operates from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca. FlixBus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus29h 2m£41.00

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.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

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?

The bus takes an average of 9 hours to cover the 221 miles from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca. However, the fastest bus 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 bus 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?

Because many passengers travel from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Budapest?

The first coach leaves at 04:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Budapest to Cluj-Napoca. One coach is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting coach at any point.

City Information

Budapest

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?

Departure stations

Most coaches depart from the main station in Budapest.

Where does the coach arrive in Cluj-Napoca?

Arrival stations

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

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