There are 11 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 via Ruse  •  17 h 22 min

$34 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 45 min

$33 - $60

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  18 h 55 min

  1. 980
  2. 463

$98 - $109

Night train, train, bus  •  20 h 32 min

  1. 463

$42 - $74

Bus via Skopje  •  25 h 34 min

Drive  •  10 h 27 min

  1. 509.6 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  11 h 14 min

  1. OTP - TIA

$92 - $203

Fly to Ohrid  •  8 h 12 min

  1. OTP - OHD

$68 - $281

Fly to Skopje, bus  •  12 h 19 min

  1. OTP - SKP

$160 - $311

Fly to Thessaloniki, train, bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. OTP - SKG

$77 - $186

Fly to Belgrade, bus  •  14 h 55 min

  1. OTP - BEG

$105 - $274

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

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Ohrid via Ruse, Sofia - Central Bus Station, and Sofia in around 17 h 22 min. Alternatively, Turkish Airlines, Onur Air and eight other airlines fly from Bucharest to Ohrid 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 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
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ohrid via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ohrid via Ljubljana, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ohrid via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ohrid via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ohrid via Sofia, Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Malmo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Stockholm Skavsta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, 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
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 55 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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
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
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tirana via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ohrid via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Small Planet Airline
Website
smallplanet.aero
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Ohrid via Warsaw, Katowice
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
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
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Kichevo
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $27
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Florina
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$11 - $15
First Class
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
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
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
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Kyustendil to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk
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
$59
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
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 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Belgrade to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Kyustendil Municipality Transport
Website
kustendil.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
kustendil.bg
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
strandja.bg
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
Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola
Phone
+389 47 231 192
Website
transkop.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transkop.mk
Avto Atom
Phone
033/273-551
Email
avtoatom@yahoo.com
Website
avtoatom.com.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtoatom.com.mk
Book at
avtoatom.ukionshops.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bucharest and Ohrid is 568 km. The road distance is 815 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Ohrid is to bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 17 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Ohrid is to fly which takes 8 h 12 min and costs $65 - $290.

No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Ohrid. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Ohrid via Ruse and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 17 h 22 min to get from Bucharest to Ohrid, including transfers.