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There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Czech Republic by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Prague  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Prague (PRG) OTP - PRG

$68 - $205

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Bus Maxibus Travel  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Prague

$65 - $95

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Fly to Vienna, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Vienna (VIE) OTP - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Brno hl.n.

$78 - $231

Bus Omega Group  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Praga

$110 - $160

Train  •  24 h 58 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 Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...

$98 - $164

Night train, train  •  23 h 53 min

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...

$130 - $199

Drive  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Prague 850 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Czech Republic is to bus which costs $65 - $95 and takes 16 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Czech Republic is to fly which costs $65 - $210 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Praga. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 17 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Czech Republic. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Praha hl.n. via Brasov, Budapest-Keleti and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 58 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Czech Republic is 1001 km. The road distance is 1360.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Czech Republic without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 24 min and costs $65 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Bucharest to Czech Republic, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Czech Republic bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from Bucharest station.

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Bucharest to Czech Republic 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 Czech Republic is to fly which takes 5 h 8 min and costs $65 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $95 and takes 16 h 24 min, you could also train, which costs $95 - $170 and takes 24 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Czech Republic.
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  • Distance: 625.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Czech Republic?

CSA, Tarom and six other airlines fly from Bucharest to Prague every 3 hours. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Bucharest to Prague twice a week, and the journey takes 15 h 32 min. SC Latino Expres S.R.L. also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Prague via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,100
Train operators
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 Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
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 Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Prague
Ave. Duration
15 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Prague
Ave. Duration
26 h 23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Praga
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
omega-group84.com

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Bucharest to Czech Republic bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Prague station.

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Czech Republic is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 4:31 AM in Bucharest and 3:31 AM in Czech Republic.

Bucharest to Czech Republic train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Praha hl.n. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Czech Republic is 1360 km. It takes approximately 14 h 15 min to drive from Bucharest to Czech Republic.

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CSA, Bulgaria Air, Hainan and five other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Prague Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Czech Republic. Prices start at $38 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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