There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Madrid by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Madrid (MAD) OTP - MAD

$48 - $235

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  29 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov D / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brasov to Zaragoza
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$191 - $294

Train  •  42 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  5. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$575 - $795

Bus Amring  •  46 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Madrid - Estacion Sur

$80 - $110

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Madrid

Drive  •  32 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Madrid 2003.8 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Madrid is to fly which costs $45 - $240 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Madrid is to fly which costs $45 - $240 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Madrid. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Wien, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 36 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Madrid is 2473 km. The road distance is 3206 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Madrid without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 h 2 min and costs $190 - $300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from Bucharest to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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Bucharest to Madrid train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Madrid is to fly which takes 7 h 26 min and costs $45 - $240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $550 - $800 and takes 42 h 36 min, you could also bus, which costs $80 - $110 and takes 46 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1545.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 26 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Madrid, Spain?

Ryanair, Tarom and 18 other airlines fly from Bucharest to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Madrid via Wien Hbf, Wien, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch, and Barcelona Sants in around 42 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Wien to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Madrid - Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h.

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

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Madrid is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 9:13 PM in Bucharest and 8:13 PM in Madrid.

Bucharest to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Madrid is 3206 km. It takes approximately 32 h 13 min to drive from Bucharest to Madrid.

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Blue Air, Wizz Air, Tarom and six other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Madrid Airport.

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The nearest airport to Madrid is Madrid (MAD) Airport which is 12.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Valladolid (VLL) (172.5 km).

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There are 3676+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $51 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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