There are 8 ways to get from Athens to Romania by plane, train, bus 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 to Bucharest Otopeni  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) ATH - OTP

$38 - $153

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Fly to Iasi  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Iasi (IAS) ATH - IAS

$130 - $290

Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) ATH - CLJ

$54 - $385

Fly to Timisoara  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Timisoara (TSR) ATH - TSR

$46 - $171

Train, bus  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki Αθήνα - Θεσσαλονίκη
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Bucharest Simeonidis

$68 - $99

Bus, train  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Stara Zagora
  2. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse
  3. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A

$58 - $92

Bus  •  20 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest

Drive  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Bucharest 738.8 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Romania is 894 km. The road distance is 1182.1 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Romania without a car is to train and bus which takes 17 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Athens to Romania, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Athens to Romania is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Romania is 1182 km. It takes approximately 13 h 12 min to drive from Athens to Romania.

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Tarom, Wizz Air, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Romania. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Athens to Romania.
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  • Distance: 558.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Romania?

Tarom, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines fly from Athens to Sector 2 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Bucharest via Ruse, Bucharest, and Basarab in around 20 h 9 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Athens to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Athens to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Athens to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Athens to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$71 - $75
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Athens to Ruse
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Orlan S.R.O
Phone
+420/ 222 314 182
Email
office@orlan.cz
Website
orlan.cz
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
orlan.cz

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