EuroNight Ister

Budapest at night

The EuroNight Ister runs between Budapest in Hungary and Bucharest in Romania. Travel by night from one cultural capital to another and uncover the many differences between these two cities with similar names. From the rich legacy of Budapest to the elegant architecture of Bucharest – this is your chance to see it all.

EuroNight Ister route


The EuroNight Ister runs daily between Budapest and Bucharest. The larger part of the journey goes through Romania, crossing the country from west to south-east. The most interesting stop along the way is Brasov, in the Transylvania region. Here you can visit Bran Castle, more commonly known as Dracula’s castle. From Brasov, you can reach Bucharest in less than 3 hours. The entire journey should take you about 17 hours.

Map with Euronight Ister route
The EuroNight Ister runs on the following route:
  • Budapest - Bucharest



Reservation: mandatory

When a reservation is mandatory you must reserve a seat in advance. It's not possible to board the train without this reservation.

Reservations for the EuroNight Ister are mandatory and can be made up to 3 months in advance.

How to make reservations?

You can reserve your seat on EuroNight Ister trains in the following ways:

Reservation fees

  • Seat: 3 euros

  • 6-bed couchette 16.50 euros p.p.

  • 4-bed couchette: 23 euros p.p.

  • 3-bed sleeper: 32 euros p.p.

  • Double sleeper: 43 euros p.p.

  • Single sleeper: 99 euros

  • Double deluxe sleeper: 51 euros p.p.

  • Single deluxe sleeper: 110 euros

Facilities and services

  • Air conditioning

  • Coffee bar

  • Disabled facilities

  • Luggage racks

  • Power sockets

  • Snack trolley

Facilities may differ per route and train.

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