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There are 10 ways to get from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train 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  •  7 h 58 min

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

$105 - $244

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Bus  •  35 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Brussels-North Station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Chalon-sur-Saône N769

$35 - $65

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Fly to Basel, train  •  9 h 8 min

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

$119 - $377

Fly to Geneva, train  •  10 h 15 min

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

$137 - $315

Fly to Zurich, train  •  10 h 10 min

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

$196 - $396

Bus, train  •  28 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Amberg
  2. Take the train from Amberg to Nürnberg Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Chalon sur Saône Tgv

$166 - $215

Train  •  33 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Zürich HB Rj
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  5. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Chalon sur Saône Tgv

$308 - $459

Bus, night bus, train  •  40 h 21 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

$154 - $202

Night train, train  •  32 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Chalon sur Saône Tgv

$325 - $494

Drive  •  21 h 49 min

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

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône is to bus which costs $35 - $65 and takes 35 h 29 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 7 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Chalon-sur-Saône via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 29 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 Brasov, Budapest-Keleti, Zürich HB and Mulhouse Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 15 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 bus and train which takes 28 h 15 min and costs $160 - $220.

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It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to get from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from Bucharest station.

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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 best way to get from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône is to train which takes 33 h 15 min and costs $300 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $65 and takes 35 h 29 min.

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  • Distance: 1043 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 58 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 Brasov, Budapest-Keleti, Zürich HB, and Mulhouse Ville in around 33 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône via Brussels-North Station and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 35 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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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Contact Details
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
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Mâcon Ville to Chalon sur Saône
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chalon sur Saône
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
Train from Basel SBB to Chalon sur Saône
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Chalon sur Saône
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $110
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Chalon sur Saône
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 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
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amberg to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Amberg
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Brussels-North Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Chalon-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus

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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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Bucharest to Chalon-sur-Saône bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chalon-sur-Saône station.

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Chalon-sur-Saône is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 3:02 PM in Bucharest and 2:02 PM in Chalon-sur-Saône.

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

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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, Hop!, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Chalon-sur-Saône. Prices start at $69 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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