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

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 18m

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

$65 - $221

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 7m

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

$145 - $353

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) DUS - OTP

$151 - $630

Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  6h 50m

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

$162 - $289

Train, bus  •  28h 39m

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

Train  •  32h 5m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rjx
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Ir

$227 - $430

Bus  •  2 days 3h

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

Night train  •  34h 11m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Hbf Nj
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Night Train

$149 - $244

Drive  •  21h 16m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Bucharest 2216.9 km

$330 - $490

Netherlands → Romania
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International entry into Romania from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Conditions of entry into Romania from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 8
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Romania from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bucharest is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bucharest is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bucharest is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 800 358.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Romania.

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest is to fly which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 5h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5h 18m and costs 50€ - 190€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Bucharest via Ploieşti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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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 via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 5m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Bucharest is 1788 km. The road distance is 2216.9 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 39m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Bucharest bus services, operated by Transmarian, depart from Amsterdam station.

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Amsterdam to Bucharest train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5h 18m and costs 50€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 360€ and takes 32h 5m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 3h.

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  • Distance: 1788.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

KLM, Tarom and seven other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Bucharest every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Bucharest via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Budapest-Keleti in around 32h 5m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$23 - $140
Flights from Eindhoven to Bucharest Otopeni via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Website
Thalys
Standard
$65 - $95
Comfort
$80 - $110
Premium
$95 - $140
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 Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$18 - $25
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$70 - $100
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$55 - $65
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
19h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$29 - $40
1st Class
$75 - $90
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@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
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Amsterdam to Ploieşti
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
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 - $5
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Amsterdam to Bucharest bus services, operated by Comanto Trans, arrive at Bucharest station.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 4:13 PM in Amsterdam and 5:13 PM in Bucharest.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Bucharest is 2217 km. It takes approximately 21h 16m to drive from Amsterdam to Bucharest.

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Blue Air, Air France, Tarom and six other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 817+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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