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There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Timișoara 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  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Timisoara (TSR) OTP - TSR

$12 - $88

5 alternative options

Bus Viitorul Transport  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Timişoara

$19 - $29

Train  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Arad D
  2. Take the train from Arad to Timisoara Nord R / ...

$24 - $37

Bus ALSA  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti - Autogara Militari to Pitesti
  2. Take the bus from Pitesti to Timisoara

$49 - $83

Night train, train  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Simeria D / ...
  2. Take the train from Simeria to Timisoara Nord Ir / ...

$22 - $34

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Timișoara 342.9 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Timișoara is to bus which costs $19 - $29 and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Timișoara is to fly which costs $11 - $90 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Timişoara. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Timișoara. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Timisoara Nord via Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 6 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Timișoara is 410 km. The road distance is 548.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Timișoara without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 20 min and costs $19 - $29.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Bucharest to Timișoara, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Timișoara bus services, operated by Viitorul Transport, depart from Bucharest station.

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Bucharest to Timișoara train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Timișoara is to fly which takes 3 h 34 min and costs $11 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $29 and takes 11 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs $24 - $40 and takes 13 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Timișoara.
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  • Distance: 256.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Timișoara, Romania?

Tarom and Ryanair fly from Bucharest to Timișoara every 4 hours. Alternatively, Viitorul Transport operates a bus from Bucharest to Timișoara once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $29 and the journey takes 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $150
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Arad
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Simeria
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Simeria to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Simeria
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Viitorul Transport
Phone
0755.107.554
Email
scviitorul@yahoo.com
Website
viitorultransport.com
Bus from Bucharest to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
viitorultransport.com
Amic Transport
Phone
0734.334.315
Email
amic_transport@yahoo.com
Website
amictransport.ro
Bus from Bucureşti - Autogara Militari to Pitesti
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
amictransport.ro
IONESCU
Phone
+4-0250-77.30.40
Website
ionescu.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti - Autogara Militari to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
ionescu.autogari.ro
Montana Transport
Website
montanatransport.ro
Bus from Bucureşti - Autogara Militari to Pitesti
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
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montanatransport.ro
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Pitesti to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com

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

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Bucharest to Timișoara bus services, operated by Viitorul Transport, arrive at Timişoara station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Timișoara is 549 km. It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to drive from Bucharest to Timișoara.

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Ryanair and Tarom offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Timisoara Airport.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Timișoara. 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 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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