There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Poznań by plane, train, bus, 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.

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Fly to Poznan  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Poznan (POZ) OTP - POZ

$102 - $393

Cheapest option

Bus Agat  •  36 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
  2. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Poznań Kamyanets-Podilskyi

$55 - $77

5 alternative options

Fly to Zielona Gora, train  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Zielona Gora (IEG) OTP - IEG
  2. Take the train from Babimost to Poznan Gl.

$110 - $405

Train  •  29 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Ec
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Poznan Gl. Ic

$143 - $208

Bus Transmarian  •  31 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Ploieşti
  2. Take the bus from Ploieşti to Berlin - ZOB
  3. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Poznań P3 / ...

EuroNight, train  •  29 h 19 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice Ec
  3. Take the train from Katowice to Poznan Gl. Ic

$80 - $122

Drive  •  18 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Poznań 1085 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Poznań is to bus which costs $50 - $80 and takes 36 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Poznań is to fly which costs $100 - $400 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Poznań. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Poznań via Ploieşti and Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Poznań. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Poznan Gl. via Wien Hbf and Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 38 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Poznań is 1114 km. The road distance is 1736 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Poznań without a car is to train which takes 29 h 38 min and costs $140 - $210.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Bucharest to Poznań, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Poznań bus services, operated by Comanto Trans, depart from Bucharest station.

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Bucharest to Poznań train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Poznań is to fly which takes 6 h 37 min and costs $100 - $400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $210 and takes 29 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 31 h.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Poznan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Poznań bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Poznań station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Poznań.
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  • Distance: 696.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Poznań, Poland?

LOT, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Bucharest to Poznań every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Poznań via Wien Hbf and Katowice in around 29 h 38 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Poznan via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zielona Gora via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Poznan via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Poznan via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Babimost to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Train from Katowice to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Katowice
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Ploieşti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Ploieşti to Berlin - ZOB
Ave. Duration
24 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Poznań
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Chernivtsi to Poznań
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
agat.eu
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Chernivtsi to Poznan
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1,147
Schedules at
odri-ua.com

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