• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Otogar by plane, bus, train, night train 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  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) OTP - IST

$52 - $163

Cheapest option

Bus Huntur Travel  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from București to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Istanbul

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus MetroTurizm  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from București to Shumen
  2. Take the bus from Shumen to Otogar

$35 - $45

Train, bus  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Constanta Ir / ...
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$39 - $53

Night train  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali Bosphor Express

$26 - $30

Drive  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Otogar 421.2 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Otogar is to bus which costs $11 - $16 and takes 14 h.

More details

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Otogar is to fly which costs $50 - $170 and takes 4 h 22 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Otogar. However, there are services departing from București and arriving at Otogar via Shumen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 52 min.

More details

The distance between Bucharest and Otogar is 441 km. The road distance is 673.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Bucharest to Otogar without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 52 min and costs $30 - $45.

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Bucharest to Otogar, including transfers.

More details

Bucharest to Otogar bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., depart from București station.

More details

The best way to get from Bucharest to Otogar is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs $50 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 13 h 52 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

Search flights

Bucharest to Otogar bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, arrive at Otogar station.

More details

Map of how to get from Bucharest to Otogar.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 275.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Otogar, Turkey?

Tarom and Turkish Airlines fly from Bucharest to Otogar 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Otogar via Shumen and Shumen in around 13 h 52 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from București to Shumen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Bus from București to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Shumen to Otogar
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ruse to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Shumen to Istanbul Bariam
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Shumen to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Ruse to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Want to know more about Flixbus?, How to get from JFK to New York City and How to get from Florence to Rome - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Otogar is 1 h ahead of Bucharest. It is currently 4:24 PM in Bucharest and 5:24 PM in Otogar.

Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Otogar is 674 km. It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to drive from Bucharest to Otogar.

Get driving directions

Tarom and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

Search flights

There are 2394+ hotels available in Otogar. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

More details