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

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Fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) OTP - BER

47€ - 211€

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  17h 33m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) OTP - TXL

154€ - 358€

Bus  •  26h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal to Berlin Central Bus Station Bucuresti - Stockholm / ...

60€ - 120€

Train  •  27h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Berlin Hbf Ec

65€ - 110€

Bus via Păcii  •  37h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Berlin ZOB

70€ - 110€

Drive  •  17h 12m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Berlin 1691.9 km

180€ - 270€

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International entry into Germany from Romania

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, China, Hong Kong and Macau

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Romania

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Romania
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Finland: Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi, Satakunta
France: Saint Barthélemy, French Guiana, Saint Martin, Mayotte, Réunion, Moselle, Guadeloupe
Norway: Agder, Oslo, Viken, Rogaland
Spain: Extremadura, Islas Baleares
Portugal: Madeira, Azores

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Hungary, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Monaco, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Romania

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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No, entry into Germany from Romania is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Berlin is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Berlin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Berlin is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Romania from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 4 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The most affordable way to get from Bucharest to Berlin is to train, which costs $75 - $140 and takes 27h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Berlin is to fly which costs $55 - $260 and takes 5h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal and arriving at Berlin Central Bus Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 26h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Keleti pályaudvar, Blaha Lujza tér M and Budapest-Nyugati. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 34m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Berlin is 1295 km. The road distance is 1691.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Berlin without a car is to bus which takes 26h 30m and costs $75 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Bucharest to Berlin, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Berlin bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal station.

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Bucharest to Berlin train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Berlin is to fly which takes 5h 13m and costs $55 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $150 and takes 26h 30m, you could also train, which costs $75 - $140 and takes 27h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 1294.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Berlin, Germany?

Ryanair, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Bucharest to Berlin 5 times a day. Alternatively, Comati PSG operates a bus from Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal to Berlin Central Bus Station 3 times a week. Tickets cost 100€ - 120€ and the journey takes 26h 30m. SC Latino Expres S.R.L. also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
20h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 420€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
30€ - 420€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 500€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 1100€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 1200€
Train operators
Bus operators
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 120€
Website
Comati PSG
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Berlin
Ave. Duration
32h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Bucharest to Berlin bus services, operated by Comati PSG, arrive at Berlin Central Bus Station.

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Berlin is 1h behind Bucharest. It is currently 11:03 PM in Bucharest and 10:03 PM in Berlin.

Bucharest to Berlin train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Berlin is 1692 km. It takes approximately 17h 12m to drive from Bucharest to Berlin.

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LOT, Air Serbia, Turkish Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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Book your Bucharest to Berlin bus tickets online with Omio and Distribusion.

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There are 2951+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 21 min and costs $12 - $15.

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