There are 10 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Romania by plane, shuttle, bus, train, car or car train

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  •  3h 37m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BRU - OTP

$50 - $197

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Fly to Timisoara  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Timisoara (TSR) BRU - TSR

$118 - $174

Fly to Iasi  •  2h 50m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Iasi (IAS) BRU - IAS

$55 - $220

Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Budapest (BUD) BRU - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Timişoara

$62 - $224

Bus  •  26h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North Station to Bucharest

Train  •  32h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rjx
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Ir

$253 - $396

Bus via Crainhem  •  35h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Crainhem to Bucharest

$77 - $107

Bus via Păcii  •  38h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1929

$119 - $161

Drive, car train  •  28h 51m

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Köln Messe/Deutz
  2. Take the car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Villach Hauptbahnhof
  3. Drive from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Bucharest

$232 - $390

Drive  •  21h 20m

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bucharest 2183.7 km

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Romania is to fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Romania is to fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Romania. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Piata Unirii via Bruxelles-Nord, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Budapest-Keleti and Gara de Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 2m.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Romania is 1581 km. The road distance is 2183.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Romania without a car is to bus which takes 26h 43m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Romania, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Romania train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Bruxelles-Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Romania is to fly which takes 3h 37m and costs 45€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26h 43m, you could also train, which costs 220€ - 360€ and takes 32h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Romania is 1h ahead of Brussels Airport (BRU). It is currently 9:02 PM in Brussels Airport (BRU) and 10:02 PM in Romania.

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  • Distance: 1581.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 37m

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Romania?

Tarom, Blue Air and 12 other airlines fly from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Sector 2 hourly. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bucharest 4 times a week, and the journey takes 25h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Timisoara via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Timisoara via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Iasi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
12h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$66
Motorcycle
$110
Vehicle
$122
Bus operators
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Brussels-North Station to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Brussels Crainhem to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
34h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
37h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Romania train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Romania is 2184 km. It takes approximately 21h 20m to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Romania.

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Blue Air, Tarom, CSA and five other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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