There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Rome by plane, bus, 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 to Rome  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Rome (FCO) OTP - FCO

$43 - $169

Cheapest option

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) OTP - CIA

$24 - $117

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  25 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti to Venice
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$119 - $179

Train  •  31 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$222 - $382

Bus Brianna Tour  •  35 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Pescara
  2. Take the bus from Pescara to Rome Tiburtina St

$115 - $148

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  39 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Roma

$75 - $110

Drive  •  19 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Rome 1188.3 miles

$280 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Rome is to fly which costs $23 - $120 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Rome is to fly which costs $40 - $170 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Roma. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 39 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Rome. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Roma Termini via Wien Hbf and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 53 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Rome is 1137 km. The road distance is 1901.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Rome without a car is to bus and train which takes 25 h 19 min and costs $110 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Bucharest to Rome, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Rome bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Bucharest station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Rome.
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  • Distance: 710.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Rome, Italy?

Blue Air, Tarom and five other airlines fly from Bucharest to Rome every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Rome via Wien Hbf and Venezia Mestre in around 31 h 53 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Wien HBF to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Venice
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Brianna Tour
Website
briannatour.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Venice
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Pescara
Ave. Duration
32 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
Dicarlo Bus
Phone
0873/342663
Email
info@dicarlobus.it
Website
dicarlobus.it
Bus from Pescara to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
dicarlobus.it
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Roma
Ave. Duration
39 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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