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

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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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  11 h

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

$32 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus ETAP Group  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš

$24 - $46

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš

$25 - $32

Drive  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Niš 298.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Belgrade, bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Belgrade (BEG) OTP - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Niš

$84 - $258

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Sofia (SOF) OTP - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš

$63 - $260

Fly to Pristina, drive, bus  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Pristina (PRN) OTP - PRN
  2. Drive from Pristina to Vasiljevac Stajaliste
  3. Take the bus from Pepeljevac to Niš

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Niš is to train and bus which costs $24 - $35 and takes 13 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Niš is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Niš. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Niš via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Bucharest and Niš is 359 km. The road distance is 477.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Niš without a car is to bus which takes 11 h and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 11 h to get from Bucharest to Niš, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Belgrade Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bucharest to Niš bus services, operated by Matpu, arrive at Niš station.

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Niš is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 2:27 AM in Bucharest and 1:27 AM in Niš.

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  • Distance: 224.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Niš, Serbia?

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Niš via Sofia in around 11 h.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
lasta.rs
Bus from Pepeljevac to Niš
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
lasta.rs
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Schedules at
bstours.rs

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Niš is 478 km. It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to drive from Bucharest to Niš.

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Air Serbia and Tarom offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Belgrade Airport.

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There are 282+ hotels available in Niš. Prices start at $19 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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