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There are 5 ways to get from Bucharest to Méthana by plane, train, ferry, bus, shuttle, car ferry or car

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Fly, train, ferry

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Athens (ATH)
  2. Take the train from Athens International Airport to Piraeus
  3. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Iii Iiii

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Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest Horoscop Hotel to Ruse Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Piraeus
  3. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Iii Iiii

Train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Ruse
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Stara Zagora
  3. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Athens
  4. Take the ferry from Piraeus to Iii Iiii

Shuttle, bus, car ferry

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bucharest to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv Bus Station South to Piraeus Port Astiggos
  3. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Methana

Drive

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Méthana
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International entry into Greece from Romania

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Greece, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Greece with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Greece from Romania

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Travelers showing symptoms will be asked to quarantine for 5 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Considerations leaving from Romania

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Greece from Romania.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Méthana is 210 521 2054.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Méthana is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Méthana is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 210 521 2054.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Romania from Greece.

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Last updated: 20 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Méthana is to fly and train and ferry which costs $60 - $220 and takes 7h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Méthana is to fly and train and ferry which costs $60 - $220 and takes 7h 48m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Méthana is 795 km. The road distance is 1349.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Méthana without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 22h 27m and costs $110 - $180.

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It takes approximately 7h 48m to get from Bucharest to Méthana, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Méthana is 1350 km. It takes approximately 15h 7m to drive from Bucharest to Méthana.

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Blue Air, Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Tarom offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Méthana. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 21 min and costs $11 - $14.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Méthana.
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  • Distance: 795.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 48m

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

There is no direct connection from Bucharest to Méthana. However, you can take the shuttle to Bucharest Otopeni Airport, take the walk to Bucharest Otopeni airport, fly to Athens, take the walk to Athens International Airport, take the train to Piraeus, take the walk to Piraeus, then take the ferry to Méthana. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bucharest to Méthana via Ruse, Piraeus, and Piraeus in around 22h 27m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €180
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €180
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€21 - €140
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €240
Train operators
Greek Railways (Suburban)
Phone
+30 213 0121121
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens International Airport to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10
Website
Greek Railways (Suburban)
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Greek Railways (Suburban)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
1st Class
€7 - €9
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Horoscop Hotel to Ruse Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €14
Website
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Ruse to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€68
Website
Tourist Service Holding AD
Atlas Taxi
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Bucharest to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€160 - €200
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Atlas Taxi
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Plovdiv Bus Station South to Piraeus Port Astiggos
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Iii Iiii
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €75
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
€30 - €45
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€55 - €75
Economy
€17 - €23
4 Bed Inside Cabin
€30 - €50
Saronic Ferries
Phone
210.4117341
Website
sf.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Methana
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €29
Website
Saronikos Ferries
Passenger
€12
Car
€29

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