Travel from Bucharest to Greece

Bus or fly from Bucharest to Greece?

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

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How to get from Bucharest to Greece

ModeDurationPrice
From Universitate line 783 bus to Bucharest Otopeni airport, fly to Thessaloniki airport, then taxi to Kalamaria.4 h 18 min$109
From Universitate line 783 bus to Bucharest Otopeni airport, fly to Athens airport, then subway to Athens.5 h 10 min$62
From Universitate line 783 bus to Bucharest Otopeni airport, fly to Irakleion airport, then line 6 bus to Heraklion.6 h 21 min$132
From Bucharest bus to Thessaloniki, walk to Thessaloniki, then train to Athens.17 h 29 min$101
From Bucharest bus to Ruse then bus to Athens.19 h 15 min$87
From Bucharest bus to Shumen then bus to Athens.23 h 46 min$83
From Gara Bucureşti Nord night train to Ruse, train to Sofija, train to Thessaloniki, then train to Athens.24 h 2 min$89
From Bucharest drive to Athens.13 h 12 min$217

How long does it take to get from Bucharest to Greece?

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Bucharest to Greece, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Bucharest and Greece?

No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Greece. However, there are services departing from Gara Bucureşti Nord and arriving at Athens via Ruse, Sofija and Thessaloniki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 2 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bucharest and Greece?

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.

Operators from Bucharest to Greece

OperatorPhoneWebsite
RAT Bucharest+4021 311 05 95RAT Bucharest
EllinairEllinair
TaromTarom
Aegean AirlinesAegean Airlines
Olympic AirOlympic Air
Wizz AirWizz Air
RyanairRyanair
Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines
OASAOASA
LufthansaLufthansa
VoloteaVolotea
Astra AirlinesAstra Airlines
EurowingsEurowings
TUIflyTUIfly
Austrian AirlinesAustrian Airlines
Sky Express Sky Express
SunExpress DeutschlandSunExpress Deutschland
KTEL Irakleiou+30 2810 283270KTEL Irakleiou
Simeonidis Tours+30-2310540970Simeonidis Tours
Greek Railways (OSE)Greek Railways (OSE)
Avtoekspres+359 (0) 52 757 044Avtoekspres
Tourist Service Holding AD02 981 13 33Tourist Service Holding AD
Union Ivkoni02/989 0000Union Ivkoni
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)0700 10 200Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)