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There are 9 ways to get from Milan to Bucharest by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Milan Linate  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LIN - OTP

$25 - $194

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Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) MXP - OTP

$35 - $158

Fly from Milan Bergamo  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BGY - OTP

$25 - $143

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BLQ - OTP

$55 - $182

Train, bus  •  25h 12m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Bucureşti

$96 - $137

Bus Transmarian  •  29h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Ploieşti
  2. Take the bus from Ploieşti to Bucharest

Bus FlixBus  •  31h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1922

$103 - $183

Train  •  32h 33m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov Ic
  5. Take the train from Brasov to Bucuresti Nord Gara A R / ...

$175 - $297

Drive  •  17h 30m

  1. Drive from Milan to Bucharest 1030.5 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Bucharest is to fly which costs 21€ - 130€ and takes 5h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Bucharest is to fly which costs 21€ - 170€ and takes 5h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Venezia Mestre, Wien Hbf, Budapest-Keleti and Brasov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 33m.

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The distance between Milan and Bucharest is 1334 km. The road distance is 1648.9 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Bucharest without a car is to train and bus which takes 25h 12m and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Milan to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Milan to Bucharest train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5h 33m and costs 21€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 29h 57m, you could also train, which costs 150€ - 260€ and takes 32h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Milan. It is currently 12:03 AM in Milan and 1:03 AM in Bucharest.

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  • Distance: 833.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Bucharest, Romania?

Blue Air, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Milan to Bucharest 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Bucharest via Centrale Fs, Milan, Ploieşti, and Ploieşti in around 29h 57m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $190
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $220
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Bucharest Otopeni via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$27 - $220
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Verona to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
22h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Milan to Ploieşti
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploieşti to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Milan 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 Milan to Bucharest is 1649 km. It takes approximately 17h 30m to drive from Milan to Bucharest.

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Lufthansa, Tarom, Blue Air and Alitalia offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 2016+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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