There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Bucharest by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SXF - OTP

$13 - $180

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) TXL - OTP

$69 - $286

Train, bus  •  22 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the bus from Praga to Bucuresti

$160 - $231

Bus Omega Group  •  24 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague Main station 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praga to Bucuresti

$132 - $199

Bus Amring  •  31 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB to Bucureşti - Militari

$83 - $135

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  33 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Bucharest

$72 - $104

Drive  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Bucharest 1063.9 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Bucuresti via Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz and Praga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 32 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Bucharest is 1295 km. The road distance is 1702.3 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bucharest without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Berlin to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Berlin to Bucharest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Berlin to Bucharest bus services, operated by Omega Group, arrive at Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 2:33 PM in Berlin and 3:33 PM in Bucharest.

Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Bucharest is 1702 km. It takes approximately 17 h 24 min to drive from Berlin to Bucharest.

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  • Distance: 809.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Bucharest, Romania?

Ryanair flies from Berlin to Bucharest once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Bucharest via S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite, Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz, Prague, Prague Main station, and Praga in around 24 h 32 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $250
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Praga to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague Main station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Bucureşti - Militari
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Berlin to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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Ryanair offers flights from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Schoenefeld Airport is to train which takes 40 min and costs .

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