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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to București - Ilfov 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  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BER - OTP

$51 - $233

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  23h 11m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec
  2. Take the bus from Praga to Bucuresti

$166 - $232

Bus  •  27h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal Stockholm - Bucuresti / ...

$128 - $145

Train  •  28h 48m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szolnok Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Szolnok to Bucuresti Nord Ir

$128 - $208

Bus via Păcii  •  29h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Bucharest Autogara Militari 1926

$100 - $120

Bus #2  •  32h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Bucharest

$77 - $103

Drive  •  17h 7m

  1. Drive from Berlin to București - Ilfov 1689.7 km

$220 - $330

Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) flights

The flight time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) and Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 1266 km. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 10m. Services are operated by Ryanair, Austrian Airlines, LOT and others. Typically 62 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
4h 25m
Fastest flight journey time:
2h 10m
Flight distance:
1266 km
Flights per week:
62
Cheapest price:
$33
Carbon emissions:
256 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:25
Last flight departs at:
19:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) flight schedules

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International entry into Romania from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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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 Germany

  • 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 Bolivia, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Chile, Georgia, Guyana, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Portugal, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Sint Maarten, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates and Zambia
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  • 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

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Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Germany

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 Germany.

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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 București - Ilfov is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in București - Ilfov is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in București - Ilfov 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 Germany from Romania.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to București - Ilfov is to bus which costs €60 - €85 and takes 32h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to București - Ilfov is to fly which costs €40 - €200 and takes 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to București - Ilfov. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Piata Unirii via Budapest-Nyugati, Szolnok and Gara de Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 48m.

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The distance between Berlin and București - Ilfov is 1294 km. The road distance is 1689.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to București - Ilfov without a car is to train and bus which takes 23h 11m and costs €130 - €200.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Berlin to București - Ilfov, including transfers.

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Berlin to București - Ilfov train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to București - Ilfov is to fly which takes 5h 10m and costs €40 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €100 - €120 and takes 27h 50m, you could also train, which costs €100 - €180 and takes 28h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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București - Ilfov is 1h ahead of Berlin. It is currently 2:26 AM in Berlin and 3:26 AM in București - Ilfov.

Map of how to get from Berlin to București - Ilfov.
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  • Distance: 1294.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and București - Ilfov, Romania?

Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Berlin Hbf to București - Ilfov every 3 hours. Alternatively, Comati PSG operates a bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal 3 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $150 and the journey takes 27h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bucharest Otopeni via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
11h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
reiseauskunft.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
17h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
omegagroup84.autogari.ro
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
Comati PSG
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
29h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Berlin to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
32h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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Berlin to București - Ilfov train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to București - Ilfov is 1690 km. It takes approximately 17h 7m to drive from Berlin to București - Ilfov.

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LOT, Air Serbia, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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