There are 8 ways to get from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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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Fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Lyon (LYS) OTP - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chalon sur Saône

$106 - $245

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Fly to Basel, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Basel (BSL) OTP - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Chalon sur Saône

$119 - $382

Fly to Zurich, train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Zurich (ZRH) OTP - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Chalon sur Saône

$174 - $397

Fly to Geneva, train  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Geneva (GVA) OTP - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chalon sur Saône

$140 - $326

Train  •  32 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Chalon sur Saône Tgv

$347 - $488

Bus, night bus, train  •  40 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Geneva
  2. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Mâcon
  3. Take the train from Mâcon Ville to Chalon sur Saône

$160 - $209

Bus, train  •  41 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 1921
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chalon sur Saône Tgv

$158 - $269

Drive  •  21 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône 1401.8 miles

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône is to fly and train which costs $100 - $250 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône is to fly and train which costs $100 - $250 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Chalon sur Saône via Wien Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 37 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Chalon-sur-Saône is 1669 km. The road distance is 2242.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône without a car is to train which takes 32 h 37 min and costs $340 - $490.

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It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to get from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Chalon-sur-Saône is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 10:08 PM in Bucharest and 9:08 PM in Chalon-sur-Saône.

Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Chalon sur Saône station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône.
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  • Distance: 1043 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 7 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Chalon-sur-Saône, France?

You can take a train from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône via Wien Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 32 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chalon sur Saône
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Mâcon Ville to Chalon sur Saône
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chalon sur Saône
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $35
1st Class
$50 - $55
Train from Basel SBB to Chalon sur Saône
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Chalon sur Saône
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bucharest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
35 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
37 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône is 2243 km. It takes approximately 21 h 49 min to drive from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône.

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Blue Air, KLM, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Chalon-sur-Saône. Prices start at $75 USD 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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