Budapest to Timișoara by train

Travel from Budapest (Hungary) to Timișoara (Romania) by train (257km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel from Budapest to Timișoara by train, read the following information. You find timetables and ticket prices online via our booking links.

Your travel route could be like that.

257 km

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How to use the following information: we show you the best routes and where to buy tickets. On longer routes you may need more than one ticket. Book your tickets step by step as explained. If you have questions about the route from Budapest to Timișoara, please ask in our forum. Of course, sometimes there are as well other travel routes possible.

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connections : popular connections travelled by other users

Timișoara - Budapest / Budapest - Arad / Budapest - Brașov / Budapest - Cluj-Napoca / Budapest - Constanța / Budapest - Craiova / Budapest - Iași / Budapest - Sibiu / Győr - Bucharest

1 Budapest (Hungary) - Timișoara (Romania)

1a Travelling from Budapest (Hungary) to Timișoara (Romania)

To travel from Hungary to Romania by train, buy your train tickets from Hungarian railway MAV START. They offer a variety of discounts for one way and return journeys as well as the cheap advance fare "Fortuna" tickets. Online tickets from MAV START have to be printed from ticket machines at stations in Hungary! Of course you can buy all tickets at international ticket desks at stations in Hungary as well.

International services run mainly from Budapest via the Lököshaza/Curtici border crossing to Arad and from there either to Timisoara and onwards to Craiova and Bucharest or via Simeria - Sibiu/Sighisoara - Brasov to Bucharest. Additional international express trains run via the Biharkresztes/Episcopia Bihor border crossing to Oradea - Cluj Napoca - Brasov.

Where to buy a ticket from Budapest to Timișoara?

Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
InterCity (IC) / Györsvonat (G)

night train: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
EN 347 Vienna - Bucharest / IC 407 Budapest - Brașov / EN 473 Budapest - Bucharest / IC 79/1696 Budapest - Bucharest

train company:
MÁV Magyar Államvasutak - MÁV START / CFR Căile Ferate Române

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Timișoara - Budapest / Budapest - Bucharest / Budapest - Brașov / Budapest - Cluj-Napoca / Budapest - Iași / Budapest - Sibiu

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections. Deutsche Bahn / MAV Hungary

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