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There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Warsaw by plane, bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) OTP - WAW

$62 - $228

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Bus Prykarparskyi Express  •  31h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
  2. Take the bus from Chernivci to Warschau Zachodni Kamyanets-Podilskyi

$40 - $55

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  21h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Brno
  2. Take the train from Brno hl.n. to Bohumin R
  3. Take the train from Bohumin to Warszawa Centralna Eic / ...

$124 - $171

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  22h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Brno
  2. Take the bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Warsaw, Warsaw West 918

$139 - $203

Train  •  28h 7m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Warszawa Centralna Ic

$79 - $125

Night train, train  •  26h 57m

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti D / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Warszawa Centralna Ic

$110 - $162

Drive  •  17h 34m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Warsaw 734.5 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Warsaw is to bus which costs $40 - $60 and takes 31h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Warsaw is to fly which costs $60 - $230 and takes 4h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Centrum 05 via Brno, Brno Hotel Grand and Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 29m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Warsaw is 945 km. The road distance is 1175.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Warsaw without a car is to bus and train which takes 21h 9m and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Bucharest to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Warsaw bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from Bucharest station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Warsaw is to fly which takes 4h 56m and costs $60 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $210 and takes 22h 29m, you could also train, which costs $75 - $130 and takes 28h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Bucharest to Warsaw bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 590.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Warsaw, Poland?

Wizz Air, LOT and two other airlines fly from Bucharest to Warsaw 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Warsaw via Brno, Brno Hotel Grand, Warsaw, Warsaw West, and Dw. Zachodni 01 in around 22h 29m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Brno hl.n. to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Brno
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Brno
Ave. Duration
14h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Prykarparskyi Express
Phone
+38 096 1200 900
Website
prex.com.ua
Bus from Chernivci to Warschau Zachodni
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
prex.com.ua
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Chernivtsi to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$36 - $41
Schedules at
agat.eu
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Chernivtsi to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com

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More Questions & Answers

Warsaw is 1h behind Bucharest. It is currently 5:59 AM in Bucharest and 4:59 AM in Warsaw.

Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Warsaw is 1175 km. It takes approximately 17h 34m to drive from Bucharest to Warsaw.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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There are 3126+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44m and costs $1 - $2.

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