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

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Train  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Chernivtsi Bucharest

$35 - $55

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Bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi

$9 - $21

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Train Romanian Railways (CFR)  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Vicsani
  2. Take the train from Vikshany to Chernivtsi Bucharest

$34 - $52

Drive  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Chernivtsi 327.5 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Suceava, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Suceava (SCV) OTP - SCV
  2. Take the train from Suceava-Nord to Vadul Siret
  3. Take the train from Vadul Siret to Chernovcy

$80 - $283

Fly to Iasi, train  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Iasi (IAS) OTP - IAS
  2. Take the train from Iasi to Pascani
  3. Take the train from Pascani to Vadul Siret
  4. Take the train from Vadul Siret to Chernovcy

$39 - $157

Fly to Bacau, train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Bacau (BCM) OTP - BCM
  2. Take the train from Bacau to Vadul Siret
  3. Take the train from Vadul Siret to Chernovcy

$45 - $226

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Chernivtsi. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucharest - Gara de Nord and arriving at Chernivtsi. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Chernivtsi is 429 km. The road distance is 524 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Chernivtsi without a car is to train which takes 12 h 55 min and costs .

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The train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Chernivtsi takes 12 h 55 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Bucharest to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, depart from Bucharest station.

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Bucharest to Chernivtsi train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Bucharest - Gara de Nord station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Chernivtsi is to train which takes 12 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Suceava Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bucharest to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, arrive at Chernivtsi station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Chernivtsi.
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  • Distance: 268.3 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 55 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Chernivtsi, Ukraine?

Ukrainian Railways operates a train from Bucharest to Chernivtsi once a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 12 h 55 min. Alternatively, Ukraine buses operates a bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $21 and the journey takes 14 h.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Suceava
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Iasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $210
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Iasi
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Bacau
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Vikshany to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Gara Suceava Nord to Vadul-Siret
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Vicsani
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Suceava-Nord to Vadul Siret
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Iasi to Pascani
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Pascani to Vadul Siret
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bacau to Vadul Siret
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Vadul Siret to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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Bucharest to Chernivtsi train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Chernivtsi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Chernivtsi is 524 km. It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to drive from Bucharest to Chernivtsi.

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Tarom offers flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Suceava Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Chernivtsi. Prices start at $13 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 .

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