There are 9 ways to get from Bucharest to Arad by bus, train, car, plane or night train

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 Avtoekspres  •  7 h 25 min

$25 - $29

Cheapest option

Fly to Timisoara, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. OTP - TSR

$15 - $93

7 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Intercity / ...

$22 - $35

Bus Transmixt  •  12 h 58 min

$30 - $38

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. 362.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Oradea, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. OTP - OMR

$30 - $164

Fly to Cluj-Napoca, train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. OTP - CLJ

$31 - $107

Fly to Budapest  •  8 h 39 min

  1. OTP - BUD

$43 - $324

Fly to Satu Mare, night train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. OTP - SUJ

$66 - $235

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Arad, Romania?

Avtoekspres operates a bus from Bucharest to Arad 4 times a week. Tickets cost $25 - $29 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucharest to Arad 4 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
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 Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Satu Mare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
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
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$10 - $150
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Arad
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Oradea to Arad
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Arad
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Deva to Arad
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Satu Mare to Arad
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Arad
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Transmixt
Phone
0269/217757
Email
transmixt@atlassib.ro
Website
transmixt.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Deva
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
transmixt.autogari.ro
Apetrans Ltd
Phone
+4-0231-517.509
Website
apetrans.ro
Bus from Deva to Arad
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
apetrans.ro

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bucharest and Arad is 422 km. The road distance is 580 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Arad is to train which costs $22 - $35 and takes 9 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Arad is to fly and train which takes 6 h 32 min and costs $14 - $95.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Arad. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Arad. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

The bus from Bucharest to Arad takes 7 h 25 min including transfers and departs four times a week.