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There are 4 ways to get from Galați to Bucharest by bus, train or car

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Bus GSM Trans  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Galaţi to Bucuresti

$11 - $16

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Train  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Galati(RO) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir

$9 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus Autogara Pax  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Brăila to Bucharest

$13 - $14

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Galați to Bucharest 155.8 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Galați to Bucharest is to train which costs $9 - $15 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Galați to Bucharest is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 3h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Galaţi and arriving at Bucuresti. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Galati(RO) and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Galați and Bucharest is 190 km. The road distance is 249.2 km.

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The best way to get from Galați to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 4h and costs $11 - $16.

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The bus from Galaţi to Bucuresti takes 4h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Galați to Bucharest bus services, operated by GSM Trans, depart from Galaţi station.

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Galați to Bucharest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Galati(RO) station.

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The best way to get from Galați to Bucharest is to bus which takes 4h and costs $11 - $16. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $9 - $15 and takes 4h 10m.

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  • Distance: 118.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h

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

GSM Trans operates a bus from Galați to Bucharest every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 4h. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Galați to Bucharest every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 4h 10m.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Autogara Pax
Website
autogarapax.ro
Bus from Brăila to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
autogarapax.ro

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Galați to Bucharest bus services, operated by GSM Trans, arrive at Bucuresti station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galați to Bucharest is 249 km. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Galați to Bucharest.

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