There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Madrid by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  7 h 8 min

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

$48 - $236

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  29 h 16 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 / ...

$202 - $300

Train  •  43 h 8 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 Avignon TGV Tgv
  4. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$562 - $789

Bus Amring  •  46 h 31 min

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

$86 - $121

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Madrid

Night bus, bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Ruse, Ruse 1940
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Madrid

Drive  •  32 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Madrid 2003.8 miles

$370 - $550

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

Iberia, Ryanair and 15 other airlines fly from Bucharest to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Madrid via Wien Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Avignon TGV, and Barcelona Sants in around 43 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
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
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $650
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Madrid via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 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
$120 - $180
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Spanish Railways AVE
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 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$250 - $370
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
$85 - $120
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
FlixBus
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Ruse to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bucharest to Madrid?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Madrid?

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Madrid is to fly which costs $45 - $240 and takes 7 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bucharest to Madrid?

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Madrid is to fly which takes 7 h 8 min and costs $45 - $240.

Is there a direct train between Bucharest and Madrid?

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 Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Avignon TGV and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 8 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bucharest and Madrid?

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.

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

It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Bucharest to Madrid, including transfers.