There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Pristina by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  15 h 47 min

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

$40 - $62

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Bus, train via Pleven  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven 980
  2. Take the train from Pleven to Sofia 461
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina

Night train, train, bus  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
  2. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia 461
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina

Bus ETAP Group, train  •  20 h 23 min

  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

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

$71 - $232

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Pristina is to bus which costs $40 - $65 and takes 15 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Pristina is to fly which costs $70 - $240 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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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 15 h 47 min.

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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 15 h 47 min and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 15 h 47 min 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 15 h 47 min and costs $40 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $70 - $240 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Pristina Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min 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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  • Distance: 277.1 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 47 min

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 15 h 47 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and eight 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 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
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 Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
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
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
2 h
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
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $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
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
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 Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
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
2 h 48 min
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
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mktransport.mk

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Pristina is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 8:56 AM in Bucharest and 7:56 AM in Pristina.

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

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Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air, Pegasus Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Pristina Airport.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Pristina. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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

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