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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest by plane, train, bus, 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 from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) AMS - OTP

$78 - $234

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Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) EIN - OTP

$56 - $277

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BRU - OTP

$73 - $248

Train, bus Maxibus Travel  •  28h 34m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Liege Gare des Guillemins to Bucharest

Train  •  33h 42m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov Ic
  4. Take the train from Brasov to Bucuresti Nord Gara A R / ...

$329 - $476

Train, bus FlixBus  •  37h 48m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1924

$142 - $261

Train, night train  •  32h 49m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$324 - $492

Drive, train  •  23h 41m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Bucharest

$331 - $505

Drive  •  21h 51m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Bucharest 1392.9 miles

$330 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest is to fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest is to fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Budapest-Keleti and Brasov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 42m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Bucharest is 1788 km. The road distance is 2228.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest without a car is to train and bus which takes 28h 34m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Bucharest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5h 55m and costs 65€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 280€ - 420€ and takes 33h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 8:32 AM in Amsterdam and 9:32 AM in Bucharest.

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  • Distance: 1117.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bucharest, Romania?

KLM, Tarom and eight other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Bucharest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Bucharest via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Budapest-Keleti, and Brasov in around 33h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$23 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
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
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Liege Gare des Guillemins to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
24h 1m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
35h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Amsterdam to Bucharest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Bucharest is 2229 km. It takes approximately 21h 51m to drive from Amsterdam to Bucharest.

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Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 2043+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 5€ - 11€.

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