There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Alba Iulia by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A.  •  4 h 36 min

$7 - $27

5 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Regional

$15 - $24

Bus Alis Grup  •  8 h 1 min

$11 - $19

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. 222.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  4 h 12 min

  1. OTP - CLJ

$22 - $182

Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. OTP - SBZ

$165 - $717

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Alba Iulia, Romania?

S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A. operates a bus from Bucharest to Alba Iulia once daily. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 4 h 36 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucharest to Alba Iulia twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $24 and the journey takes 7 h 48 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $170
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $130
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A.
Phone
021.335.32.90
Email
agentia.filaret@acfilaret.ro
Website
acfilaret.ro
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
acfilaret.ro
Euroady Maxi-Taxi
Phone
+4-021-772.62.13
Website
euroadymaxitaxi.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
euroadymaxitaxi.autogari.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from București to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
fany.ro
Dacos
Phone
(0250) 747-41
Email
secretariat@dacos.com.ro
Website
dacos.com.ro
Bus from Autogara Militari to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bucharest and Alba Iulia is 268 km. The road distance is 356 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Alba Iulia is to bus which costs $10 - $19 and takes 8 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Alba Iulia is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs $21 - $190.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Alba Iulia. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 48 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest - Gară Filaret and arriving at Alba Iulia. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

The bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Alba Iulia takes 4 h 36 min including transfers and departs three times a day.