There are 9 ways to get from Bucharest to Greece by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Thessaloniki  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) OTP - SKG

$54 - $145

Cheapest option

Fly to Athens  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Athens (ATH) OTP - ATH

$37 - $152

7 alternative options

Fly to Irakleion  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Irakleion (HER) OTP - HER

$102 - $384

Fly to Chania  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Chania (CHQ) OTP - CHQ

$228 - $675

Bus, train  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Thessaloniki Simeonidis
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$69 - $100

Bus Tourist Service Holding AD  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Athens

$83 - $84

Train, bus  •  24 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 361
  4. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens 601

$54 - $78

Bus EAAA  •  26 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven 980
  2. Take the bus from Pleven to Athens

$61 - $90

Drive  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Athens 739 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Greece is to fly which costs $35 - $160 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Greece is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs $100 - $390.

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The distance between Bucharest and Greece is 694 km. The road distance is 1182 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Bucharest to Greece, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Greece. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Athens via Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Greece?

Ellinair, Tarom and two other airlines fly from Bucharest to Thessaloniki 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Athens via Ruse in around 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Irakleion
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chania via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chania via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chania via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chania via Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chania via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chania via Malmo
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Ruse to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Pleven to Athens
Ave. Duration
19 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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