There are 12 ways to get from Bucharest to Ohrid by bus, train, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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

Bus  •  17 h 15 min

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

$41 - $63

Cheapest option

Night train, train, bus  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
  2. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia 461
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Ohrid

$32 - $45

10 alternative options

Bus, train  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven 980
  2. Take the train from Pleven to Sofia 461
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  4. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$43 - $109

Bus via Bucharest - Gară Filaret  •  19 h 45 min

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

$33 - $60

Night train, train, bus via Skopje  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Kichevo
  5. Take the bus from Kichevo to Ohrid

$42 - $74

Drive  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Ohrid 509.6 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Tirana (TIA) OTP - TIA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Tiranë to Ohrid

$92 - $203

Fly to Skopje, bus  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Skopje (SKP) OTP - SKP
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$112 - $312

Fly to Ohrid  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Ohrid (OHD) OTP - OHD

$58 - $251

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) OTP - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$88 - $240

Fly to Belgrade, bus  •  15 h 8 min

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

$105 - $274

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  15 h 21 min

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

$77 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Ohrid is to night train and train and bus which costs $30 - $45 and takes 20 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Ohrid is to fly which costs $55 - $260 and takes 8 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Ohrid. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Ohrid via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Ohrid is 568 km. The road distance is 815.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Ohrid without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 15 min and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 17 h 15 min to get from Bucharest to Ohrid, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Ohrid is to bus which takes 17 h 15 min and costs $40 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $55 - $260 and takes 8 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Ohrid is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 9:09 AM in Bucharest and 8:09 AM in Ohrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Ohrid is 815 km. It takes approximately 10 h 27 min to drive from Bucharest to Ohrid.

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  • Distance: 355.2 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 15 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Ohrid, Macedonia?

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Ohrid via Sofia in around 17 h 15 min. Alternatively, Wizz Air, Tarom and three other airlines fly from Bucharest to Ohrid twice daily.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Stockholm Skavsta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ohrid via London Luton
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ohrid via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ohrid via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Kichevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $27
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
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
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Kičevo to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
matpu.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $60
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
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
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Kichevo to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Belgrade to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Tiranë to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Simeonidis Tours
Transprodukt-Bus Prevoz
Phone
+381 11 7614 715
Email
office@transprodukt.rs
Website
transprodukt.rs
Bus from Beograd to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
transprodukt.rs

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