There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Romania 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 to Bucharest Otopeni  •  5 h 14 min

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

$38 - $153

6 alternative options

Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  4 h 52 min

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

$54 - $385

Fly to Iasi  •  6 h 42 min

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

$130 - $290

Train, bus  •  17 h 46 min

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

$69 - $99

Bus  •  19 h 31 min

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

$83 - $84

Bus, night train  •  31 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Dimitrovgrad
  2. Take the night train from Dimitrovgrad to Gara Bucureşti Nord Bosphor Express

$52 - $68

Drive  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Bucharest 738.8 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Romania is to bus and night train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 31 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Romania is to fly which costs 45€ - 340€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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

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

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Romania?

Aegean Airlines, Tarom and three other airlines fly from Athens to Sector 2 every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Bucharest via Ruse, Bucharest, and Gara de Nord in around 19 h 31 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Athens to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Dimitrovgrad to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
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
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Athens to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
rta.government.bg

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