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There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Pristina 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  •  15h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Pristina

$39 - $62

Cheapest option

Train  •  23h 32m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
  3. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
  4. Take the train from Niš to Vasiljevac Stajaliste

$21 - $29

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  19h 25m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina

$34 - $60

Bus, train  •  20h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kriva Palanka
  3. Take the bus from Kriva Palanka to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina

$43 - $77

Drive  •  8h 34m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Pristina 378.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Pristina (PRN) OTP - PRN

$101 - $412

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Pristina is to train which costs $20 - $29 and takes 23h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Pristina is to fly which costs $100 - $420 and takes 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Pristina. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Pristina via Sofia and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 47m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Pristina is 443 km. The road distance is 605.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Pristina without a car is to bus which takes 15h 47m and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 15h 47m to get from Bucharest to Pristina, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Pristina is to bus which takes 15h 47m and costs $35 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $20 - $29 and takes 23h 32m, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $420 and takes 7h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Pristina Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Pristina bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Pristina station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Pristina.
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  • Distance: 277.1 miles
  • Duration: 15h 47m

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Pristina, Kosovo?

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Pristina via Sofia, Sofia, and Skopje in around 15h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Pristina via Sofia, Dimitrovgrad, Niš, and Vasiljevac Stajaliste in around 23h 32m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Niš to Vasiljevac Stajaliste
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bahn.de
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
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Aurora Tours
Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kriva Palanka
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
ATP Proleter
Website
mktransport.mk
Bus from Kriva Palanka to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mktransport.mk

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More Questions & Answers

Pristina is 1h behind Bucharest. It is currently 4:13 AM in Bucharest and 3:13 AM in Pristina.

Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Pristina is 606 km. It takes approximately 8h 34m to drive from Bucharest to Pristina.

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Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Adria Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Pristina Airport.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Pristina. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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

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