Duration 37h 23m
Distance 1704.2 km
Average price $146
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Berlin and Bucharest takes 37h 23m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Berlin to Bucharest. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Budapest-Nyugati
  3. Bucharest
27h 45m
$123 - $173

Berlin to Bucharest train times

Trains run six times a week between Berlin Hbf and Bucharest. The service departs Berlin Hbf at 08:59 in the morning, which arrives into Bucharest at 23:22. All services require a transfer at BUDAPEST-NYUGATI and take an average of 37h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Berlin to Bucharest? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Bucuresti Nord via Budapest-Nyugati. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 45m.

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The distance between Berlin and Bucharest is 1295 km. The road distance is 1704.2 km.

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Berlin to Bucharest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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Berlin to Bucharest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord station.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 12:18 PM in Berlin and 1:18 PM in Bucharest.

There are 1466+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Bucharest via Budapest-Nyugati in around 27h 45m.
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