Cheap flights from Budapest to Bucharest

Choose between Ryanair, Wizz Air, or Lufthansa to find the best price

Why travel with Kiwi.com?
Best price

100+ million searches a day to find you the best available price.

Unique content

Explore unique options you won’t find anywhere else.

Travel hacks

Discover flight options and prices the airlines don’t want you to see.

Travelers usually depart from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, Budapest - Keleti, Budapest - Kelenföld, BUDAPEST - Nyugati, or Budapest - Népliget when they travel from Budapest to Bucharest. Book your trip to arrive at Henri Coandă International, Bucharest - Filaret, Bucharest - Militari, Bucuresti Gara de Nord, or Bucharest Central Bus Station. The distance between Budapest and Bucharest is 617 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Tarom, and LOT Polish Airlines. Budapest and Bucharest have 252 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Direct flights1-11--1
Fly direct with

Tarom on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Budapest to Bucharest

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYesNo
TaromROTROYesNo
LOT Polish AirlinesLOTLOYesNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Budapest to Bucharest?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Budapest and Bucharest takes around 1.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Budapest and Bucharest?
The flight distance between Budapest and Bucharest is 617 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Budapest and Bucharest?
Several carriers operate flights between Budapest and Bucharest. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Tarom.
What are the most popular routes to and from Budapest?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Budapest and London, Dublin, Manchester, Reykjavik, Edinburgh, Athens, Barcelona, Paris, Bristol, Milan, Glasgow, Rome, Lisbon, Toronto, Amsterdam, Berlin, Birmingham, Thessaloniki, Palma, Majorca, Tenerife.
What are the most popular routes to and from Bucharest?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Bucharest and London, Dublin, Liverpool, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester, Reykjavik, Doncaster, Athens, Montreal, Malta, Glasgow, Bristol, Toronto, Tel Aviv, Saint Helier, Vienna, Paris, Lisbon, Brussels.
What airports are near Budapest?
The main airport in Budapest is Budapest Ferenc Liszt International. It is also served by Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, Vienna International Airport, Bratislava Airport, Debrecen International, Košice International, Oradea International, Osijek, Arad International, Gyor-Per International Airport, Hévíz–Balaton.
What airports are near Bucharest?
The main airport in Bucharest is Henri Coandă International. It is also served by Varna, Mihail Kogălniceanu International, Craiova International.
What buses and trains depart from Budapest?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Budapest, including Flibco.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Budapest and Bucharest?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Budapest and Bucharest thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Budapest and Bucharest can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Which airlines fly between Budapest and Bucharest?
When's the best time to travel between Budapest and Bucharest?
What flights operate between Budapest and Bucharest?
How many airports are there near Budapest?
How many airports are there near Bucharest?
Is it possible to reach Budapest by bus or train?
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Budapest and Bucharest depart?
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Budapest and Bucharest arrive?
What time do flights between Budapest and Bucharest depart?
What time do flights between Budapest and Bucharest arrive?

Planning a trip? Thanks to our Virtual Interlining algorithm, we offer billions of route combinations between any A and any B in the world by plane, train, and bus. Find the cheapest routes and best deals for you, as well as the best dates on which to travel.

Explore alternative trips

Flights from Budapest

Flights to Bucharest

Popular routes

Find the best connection from Budapest to Bucharest

Search, compare, and book flights, trains, or buses to get there.

Search flights, trains & buses