There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Pristina by bus, train, night 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  4. Take the bus from Skopje to Pristina

$40 - $50

6 alternative options

Bus ETAP Group, train  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Priština

$41 - $75

Bus, train via Pleven  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven 980
  2. Take the train from Pleven to Sofia 463
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Priština

$46 - $74

Night train, train  •  22 h 34 min

  1. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 463
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad 491
  4. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
  5. Take the train from Niš to Vasiljevac Stajaliste

$52 - $80

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, train  •  22 h 47 min

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

$42 - $77

Drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Pristina 378.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly  •  7 h 10 min

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

$86 - $251

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

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Pristina via Ruse, Sofia - Central Bus Station, Sofia, and Skopje in around 16 h 7 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and six other airlines fly from Bucharest to Pristina every 4 hours.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Pristina via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Priština
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
MZI
Website
mzi.mk
Train from Skopje to Priština
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mzi.mk
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
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $6
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Niš to Vasiljevac Stajaliste
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
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 - $17
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
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
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.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 Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Aurora Tours
Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bucharest and Pristina is 443 km. The road distance is 606 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Pristina is to bus which costs $35 - $50 and takes 16 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Pristina is to fly which takes 7 h 10 min and costs $85 - $260.

No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Pristina. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Pristina via Ruse, Sofia and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 7 min.

It takes approximately 16 h 7 min to get from Bucharest to Pristina, including transfers.