• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 6 ways to get from Belgrade to Bucharest by plane, bus, 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  •  4 h 29 min

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

$74 - $227

Cheapest option

Bus KARAT-S  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station Belgrade - Varna
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret

$13 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus Alpha Star Impex  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgrade to Kladovo
  2. Take the bus from Drobeta-Turnu Severin to Bucuresti - Autogara Militari

$29 - $31

Bus, train  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Autokomanda to Kladovo
  2. Take the bus from Drobeta Turnu Severin to Filiaşi
  3. Take the train from Filiasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir / ...

$26 - $33

Bus, train via Vidin  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgrade to Negotin
  2. Take the bus from Negotin to Vidin
  3. Take the train from Vidin to Craiova
  4. Take the train from Craiova to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir / ...

$32 - $46

Drive  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Belgrade to Bucharest 390.5 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belgrade to Bucharest is to bus and train which costs RSD 2600 - RSD 3500 and takes 12 h 27 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Belgrade to Bucharest is to fly which costs RSD 7500 - RSD 24000 and takes 4 h 29 min.

More details

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 - Gară Filaret via Sofia - Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

More details

The distance between Belgrade and Bucharest is 448 km. The road distance is 624.7 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Belgrade to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 30 min and costs RSD 1300 - RSD 3200.

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Belgrade to Bucharest, including transfers.

More details

Belgrade to Bucharest bus services, operated by KARAT-S, arrive at Belgrad Central Bus Station.

More details

The best way to get from Belgrade to Bucharest is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs RSD 7500 - RSD 24000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RSD 2900 - RSD 3300 and takes 12 h 15 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

Search flights

Belgrade to Bucharest bus services, operated by ETAP Group, arrive at Bucharest - Gară Filaret station.

More details

Map of how to get from Belgrade to Bucharest.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 280.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

Air Serbia and Tarom fly from Belgrade to Bucharest twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Belgrade to Bucharest via Kladovo, Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Bucuresti - Autogara Militari, and Păcii in around 12 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Filiasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Craiova to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Arriva Srbija
Phone
012 538400
Email
predstavnistvo.bas@arriva.rs
Website
arriva.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Kladovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.rs
Bus from Autokomanda to Kladovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.rs
Alpha Star Impex
Website
alfastarimpex.ro
Bus from Drobeta-Turnu Severin to Bucuresti - Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
alfastarimpex.ro
Alfa Star Implex SRL
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
karat-s.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Nikolic Prevoz D.O.O
Website
nikolicprevoz.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Negotin
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
nikolicprevoz.rs
Bus from Negotin to Vidin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
nikolicprevoz.rs

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from Luton Airport into central London, Slovenia: Getting from Ljubljana to Lake Bled and The beginner’s guide to the 2018 World Nomad Games - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Belgrade. It is currently 11:30 AM in Belgrade and 12:30 PM in Bucharest.

Yes, the driving distance between Belgrade to Bucharest is 625 km. It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to drive from Belgrade to Bucharest.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 2001+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Belgrade to Belgrade Airport is to Mini Bus which takes 30 min and costs RSD 300 - RSD 490.

More details