There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Amsterdam  •  5 h 47 min

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

$78 - $247

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Ploieşti
  2. Take the bus from Ploiesti to Bucuresti

$3 - $5

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  7 h 30 min

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

$76 - $295

Train, bus  •  26 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf ICE International / ...
  2. Take the bus from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Bucharest

Train  •  31 h 19 min

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

$304 - $471

Train, EuroNight  •  35 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrück Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord

$279 - $427

Drive, train  •  24 h 1 min

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

$340 - $503

Drive  •  21 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Bucharest 1392.9 miles

$330 - $490

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest is to bus which costs 2€ - 5€ and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 65€ - 220€.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Bucharest is 1788 km. The road distance is 2229 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Bucuresti via Ploiesti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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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 Hauptbahnhof and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 19 min.

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

KLM, Tarom and 11 other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Bucharest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Bucharest via Frankfurt, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, Wien, and Wien Hbf in around 31 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
22 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Amsterdam to Ploieşti
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Sir Trans
Phone
+4-021-316.42.21
Website
sirtrans.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
sirtrans.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Ploiești to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.ro

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