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

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Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) OTP - SXF

48€ - 557€

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6h 59m

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

63€ - 604€

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  9h 3m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Leipzig (LEJ) OTP - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Hbf

160€ - 346€

Bus, train  •  22h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Praga
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf Ec / ...

117€ - 164€

Bus  •  26h 30m

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

60€ - 120€

Train  •  28h 40m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n.
  4. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf Ec / ...

57€ - 130€

Bus via Păcii  •  32h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 1926

80€ - 100€

Drive  •  17h 37m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Berlin 1696.5 km

200€ - 300€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Berlin is to bus via Păcii which costs $85 - $120 and takes 32h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Berlin is to fly which costs $50 - $650 and takes 5h 24m.

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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 Budapest-Keleti, Vienna, Hbf and Praha Hlavni Nadrazi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 40m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Berlin is 1295 km. The road distance is 1696.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Berlin without a car is to bus and train which takes 22h 51m and costs $120 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m 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 24m and costs $50 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $140 and takes 26h 30m, you could also train, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 28h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 1294.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

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

Ryanair flies from Bucharest to Berlin once daily. 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 Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 650€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 650€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 700€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Leipzig via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 650€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 650€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 650€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Leipzig via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 190€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 450€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1000€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Leipzig via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Berlin Tegel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 900€
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Leipzig via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
16€ - 20€
Business
22€ - 27€
1st Class
23€ - 27€
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
18€ - 23€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 18€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
5€ - 7€
1st Class
16€ - 18€
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Bus operators
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Praga
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Omega Group
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
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Berlin Schoenefeld 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 8:16 AM in Bucharest and 7:16 AM in Berlin.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Berlin is 1696 km. It takes approximately 17h 37m to drive from Bucharest to Berlin.

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Ryanair offers flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Berlin Schoenefeld Airport.

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

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There are 1629+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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