There are 5 ways to get from Prague to Bucharest by subway, 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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Subway, fly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the subway from Staroměstská to Nádraží Veleslavín
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) PRG - OTP

$68 - $204

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Train, EuroNight  •  24 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic

$62 - $104

3 alternative options

Bus Omega Group  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Praga to Bucureşti

$110 - $160

Bus FlixBus  •  25 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari N959 / ...

$86 - $140

Drive  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Bucharest 849.4 miles

$150 - $220

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Praga and arriving at Bucureşti. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Wien Hauptbahnhof and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 31 min.

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The distance between Prague and Bucharest is 1081 km. The road distance is 1359.1 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Prague to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Prague to Bucharest bus services, operated by Omega Group, depart from Praga station.

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Prague to Bucharest train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. station.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Prague to Bucharest bus services, operated by Omega Group, arrive at Bucureşti station.

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Prague. It is currently 6:18 PM in Prague and 7:18 PM in Bucharest.

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  • Distance: 675.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Bucharest, Romania?

Omega Group operates a bus from Prague to Bucharest once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 21 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Prague Public Transit Co.
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Bus operators
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Praga to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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 Prague, Prague Main station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Prague to Bucharest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Bucharest is 1359 km. It takes approximately 14 h 10 min to drive from Prague to Bucharest.

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Tarom, CSA, Adria Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1888+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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