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

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Fly from Brussels  •  5 h 51 min

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

$51 - $223

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Fly from Charleroi  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) CRL - OTP

$35 - $192

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Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) AMS - OTP

$101 - $274

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  25 h 15 min

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

Train, EuroNight  •  31 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  4. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
  5. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic

$254 - $395

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  35 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Crainhem to Bucharest

$77 - $112

Drive, train  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Bucharest

$318 - $490

Drive  •  21 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bucharest 1366.4 miles

$280 - $420

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels-North Station station and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 25 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Wien Hauptbahnhof and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 33 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Bucharest is 1771 km. The road distance is 2186.3 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Brussels to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Brussels to Bucharest bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Brussels-North Station.

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Brussels to Bucharest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 15 min.

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

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Brussels to Bucharest bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Bucharest station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 1106.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Bucharest, Romania?

Tarom, Blue Air and 11 other airlines fly from Brussels to Bucharest hourly. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Brussels to Bucharest 4 times a week, and the journey takes 25 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $230
Flights from Charleroi to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Brussels-North Station to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
25 h 15 min
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
34 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 7:13 AM in Brussels and 8:13 AM in Bucharest.

Brussels to Bucharest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Bucharest is 2186 km. It takes approximately 21 h 27 min to drive from Brussels to Bucharest.

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Blue Air, Tarom, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1888+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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