There are 11 ways to get from Bucharest to London by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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 London Heathrow  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to London Heathrow (LHR) OTP - LHR

$97 - $462

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Fly to London Luton, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to London Luton (LTN) OTP - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$47 - $356

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Fly to London City  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to London City (LCY) OTP - LCY

$114 - $657

Fly to London Gatwick  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to London Gatwick (LGW) OTP - LGW

$61 - $412

Fly to London Stansted  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to London Stansted (STN) OTP - STN

$66 - $427

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Birmingham (BHX) OTP - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

$121 - $412

Bus  •  30 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to London Victoria

$71

Train  •  34 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$425 - $771

Bus and ferry  •  41 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bucharest to London Barking

$88 - $117

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  27 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to München Ost
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to London

$631 - $830

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$361 - $522

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to London is to bus which costs $71 and takes 30 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to London is to fly which costs $95 - $470 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at London Victoria. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 30 h.

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The distance between Bucharest and London is 2091 km.

The best way to get from Bucharest to London without a car is to bus which takes 30 h and costs $71.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Bucharest to London, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bucharest to London is to fly which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $95 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $71 and takes 30 h, you could also train, which costs $420 - $800 and takes 34 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 30 min.

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Bucharest to London bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at London Victoria station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to London.
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  • Distance: 1307.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and London, England?

British Airways, Tarom and 15 other airlines fly from Bucharest to London hourly. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Bucharest to London 4 times a week, and the journey takes 30 h. UBB Turistic also services this route on demand.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London City via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Luton via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Luton via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Stansted via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Stansted via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Stansted via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Luton via Iasi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London City via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Gatwick via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Gatwick via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Gatwick via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Gatwick via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Stansted via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
UBB Turistic
Phone
0040 744 274 274
Email
rezervari@ubbturistic.ro
Website
ubbturistic.ro
Bus from București to London
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Bucharest to London Barking
Ave. Duration
40 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Ferry operators

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London is 2 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 6:34 PM in Bucharest and 4:34 PM in London.

Tarom, British Airways, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 8397+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 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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