There are 5 ways to get from Bucharest to Arad 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.

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Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Arad

$25 - $28

Cheapest option

Fly to Timisoara, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Timisoara (TSR) OTP - TSR
  2. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Arad

$15 - $93

3 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Arad D / ...

$22 - $35

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Arad 362.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Oradea, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Oradea (OMR) OTP - OMR
  2. Take the bus from Nojorid to Arad

$30 - $165

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Arad is to train which costs $22 - $35 and takes 11 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Arad is to fly and bus which costs $29 - $170 and takes 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Arad is 422 km. The road distance is 579.9 km.

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

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Arad. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 18 min.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Arad is to bus which takes 7 h 25 min and costs $25 - $28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $22 - $35 and takes 11 h 18 min.

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Bucharest to Arad bus services, operated by Avtoekspres, arrive at Praha station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Arad.
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  • Distance: 263.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

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 - $28 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucharest to Arad 5 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 11 h 18 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 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$10 - $150
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Arad
Ave. Duration
11 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Arad
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 - $28
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Autogenn
Phone
0259 471 690
Website
autogenn.ro
Bus from Nojorid to Arad
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
autogenn.ro

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