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There are 8 ways to get from Belgrade to Bucharest by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly from Belgrade  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BEG - OTP

$89 - $257

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Train  •  14h 59m

  1. Take the train from Vukov spomenik to Vrsac
  2. Take the train from Stamora Moraviţa to Timişoara Nord
  3. Take the train from Timişoara Nord to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A

$19 - $61

6 alternative options

Bus to Timisoara, fly  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Timisoara Airport
  2. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) TSR - OTP

$62 - $320

Bus, train  •  15h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Timisoara Bus Station Belgrade - Timisoara
  2. Take the train from Timişoara Nord to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A IR: Timişoara Nord - Bucureşti Nord Gr.A / ...

$51 - $190

Bus  •  16h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Timisoara Bus Station Belgrade - Timisoara
  2. Take the bus from Timişoara to Bucharest

$57 - $173

Bus via Râmnicu Vâlcea  •  19h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Timisoara Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Timişoara to Râmnicu Vâlcea
  3. Take the bus from Râmnicu Vâlcea to Bucuresti

$62 - $178

Bus, night train  •  15h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Timisoara Bus Station Belgrade - Timisoara
  2. Take the night train from Timisoara Nord to Bucuresti Nord Irn / ...

$51 - $190

Drive  •  8h 12m

  1. Drive from Belgrade to Bucharest 618.7 km

$65 - $110

Belgrade to Bucharest by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Belgrade and Bucharest is around 15h 35m and covers a distance of around 684 km. The fastest journey normally takes 14h 29m. Operated by Christian Transfers, Romanian Railways (CFR) and Astra Trans Carpatic, the Belgrade to Bucharest service departs from Belgrad Central Bus Station and arrives in Bucureşti Nord Gr.A. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
15h 35m
Fastest journey time:
14h 29m
Journey distance:
684 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
$51
Carbon emissions:
46 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:30
Last service departs at:
21:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Belgrade to Bucharest bus, walk and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Serbia → Romania
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International entry into Romania from Serbia

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Serbia
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Romania from Serbia

  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Aruba, Belgium, Denmark, Eswatini, Faroe Islands, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Russia, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United States and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahamas, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Cyprus, Fiji, Georgia, Gibraltar, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Monaco, Mongolia, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Panama, Portugal, Seychelles, South Africa, Spain, Tunisia, United States Virgin Islands and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Romania

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Serbia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Romania is currently allowed from Serbia.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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 Serbia from Romania.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belgrade to Bucharest is to train which costs RSD 1800 - RSD 6500 and takes 14h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Belgrade to Bucharest is to fly which costs RSD 8500 - RSD 26000 and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belgrade station to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Belgrad Central Bus Station and arriving at Bucharest via Timişoara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 35m.

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The distance between Belgrade and Bucharest is 448 km. The road distance is 618.7 km.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Bucharest without a car is to bus and train which takes 15h 13m and costs RSD 5000 - RSD 19000.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Belgrade to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Belgrade to Bucharest bus services, operated by Christian Transfers, depart from Belgrad Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Bucharest is to fly which takes 4h 11m and costs RSD 8500 - RSD 26000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RSD 1800 - RSD 6500 and takes 14h 59m, you could also bus, which costs RSD 5500 - RSD 18000 and takes 16h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Belgrade to Bucharest bus services, operated by Viitorul Transport, arrive at Bucharest station.

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Map of how to get from Belgrade to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 448.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Belgrade, Serbia and Bucharest, Romania?

Tarom, Air Serbia and Qatar Airways fly from Belgrade to Bucharest once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belgrade to Bucharest via Vrsac, Stamora Moraviţa, and Timişoara Nord in around 14h 59m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$11 - $130
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Stamora Moraviţa to Timişoara Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$6 - $7
Train from Timişoara Nord to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $45
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$13 - $17
1st Class
$36 - $41
Night train from Timisoara Nord to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
11h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $45
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$13 - $17
1st Class
$36 - $41
Astra Trans Carpatic
Phone
0751.525.520
Email
office@astratranscarpatic.ro
Website
astratranscarpatic.ro
Train from Timişoara Nord to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
Bus operators
Christian Transfers
Phone
+44 7440 708355
Website
christiantransfers.eu
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Timisoara Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
$35 - $55
Private Shuttle
$110 - $160
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Timisoara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
$35 - $55
Private Shuttle
$100 - $150
Viitorul Transport
Phone
0755.107.554
Email
scviitorul@yahoo.com
Website
viitorultransport.com
Bus from Timişoara to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
viitorultransport.com
Dacos
Phone
(0250) 747-41
Email
secretariat@dacos.com.ro
Website
dacos.com.ro
Bus from Timişoara to Râmnicu Vâlcea
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro
Antares Transport
Phone
0350 809 400
Email
agentie@antares-group.ro
Website
antarestransport.autogari.ro
Bus from Râmnicu Vâlcea to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
antarestransport.autogari.ro

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Belgrade. It is currently 8:50 PM in Belgrade and 9:50 PM in Bucharest.

Yes, the driving distance between Belgrade to Bucharest is 619 km. It takes approximately 8h 12m to drive from Belgrade to Bucharest.

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Tarom, Qatar Airways and Air Serbia offer flights from Belgrade Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 216+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Belgrade Airport is to Mini Bus which takes 30 min and costs RSD 300.

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