There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Kavala by bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, car ferry  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bucuresti to Thasos
  2. Take the car ferry from Thasos to Keramoti

$34 - $49

5 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Ruse, Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Haskovo
  3. Take the bus from Haskovo to Xanthi
  4. Take the bus from Xánthi to Kavala

Drive  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Kavala 358.5 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Kavala  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Kavala (KVA) OTP - KVA

$106 - $342

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) OTP - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala

$68 - $167

Fly to Alexandroupolis, bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) OTP - AXD
  2. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Kavala

$68 - $283

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Kavala is to bus and ferry and car ferry which costs $30 - $50 and takes 15 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Kavala is to fly which costs $100 - $350 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Kavala. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Kavala via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

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The distance between Bucharest and Kavala is 412 km. The road distance is 573.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Kavala without a car is to bus which takes 14 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h to get from Bucharest to Kavala, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Kavala bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Bucharest station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Kavala is to bus which takes 14 h and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $100 - $350 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Kavala Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Kavala bus services, operated by Kaleia, arrive at Kavala station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Kavala.
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  • Distance: 257.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 h

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Kavala, Greece?

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Kavala via Sofia in around 14 h. Alternatively, Tarom, Olympic Air and six other airlines fly from Bucharest to Kavala 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus and ferry from Bucuresti to Thasos
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
mementobus.com
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.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Ruse, Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
KTEL Xanthis
Phone
25410 27200
Email
info@ktelxanthis.gr
Website
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Haskovo to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Xánthi to Kavala
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Kavala
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Kavala
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Ferry operators
Thassos Ferries
Aneth Lines
Phone
+30 2593022318
Email
info@anethferries.gr
Website
anethferries.gr
Car ferry from Thasos to Keramoti
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
anethferries.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Kavala is 574 km. It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to drive from Bucharest to Kavala.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Blue Air and three other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Kavala Airport.

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There are 822+ hotels available in Kavala. Prices start at $63 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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