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There are 9 ways to get from Bucharest to Rome by plane, train, bus 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 Rome  •  5h 26m

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

35€ - 176€

Cheapest option

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5h 48m

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

21€ - 100€

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Fly to Florence, train  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Florence (FLR) OTP - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini

79€ - 298€

Fly to Naples, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Naples (NAP) OTP - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

77€ - 288€

Bus, train  •  26h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti to Verona
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

84€ - 191€

Train  •  33h

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien HBF to Roma Termini En

103€ - 240€

Bus via Pescara  •  35h 42m

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

98€ - 125€

Bus  •  39h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Roma

65€ - 90€

Drive  •  19h 54m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Rome 1188.6 miles

240€ - 360€

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Rome is to fly which costs $23 - $120 and takes 5h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Rome is to fly which costs $40 - $210 and takes 5h 26m.

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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 39h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Rome. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord and arriving at Roma Termini via Budapest-Keleti and Wien HBF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h.

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The distance between Bucharest and Rome is 1137 km. The road distance is 1901.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Rome without a car is to bus and train which takes 26h 51m and costs $95 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Bucharest to Rome, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Rome bus services, operated by Brianna Tour, depart from Bucuresti station.

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

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Rome is to fly which takes 5h 26m and costs $40 - $210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $280 and takes 33h, you could also bus via Pescara, which costs $110 - $150 and takes 35h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Rome.
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  • Distance: 710.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 26m

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

Blue Air, Tarom and three other airlines fly from Bucharest to Rome 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Rome via Budapest-Keleti, Wien Hbf, and Wien HBF in around 33h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 330€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 260€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 260€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 190€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 400€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 140€
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Malta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
260€ - 800€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
70€ - 110€
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Trenitalia

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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Train from Wien HBF to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
14h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
120€ - 140€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
11€ - 14€
Base 2nd Class
27€ - 32€
Base 1st Class
40€ - 44€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
10€ - 13€
Base 2nd Class
23€ - 28€
Base 1st Class
35€ - 39€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
16€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
16€ - 20€
Base 2nd Class
40€ - 55€
Base 1st Class
60€ - 70€
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Verona
Ave. Duration
22h 58m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Dicarlo Bus
Phone
0873/342663
Email
info@dicarlobus.it
Website
dicarlobus.com
Bus from Pescara to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 25€
Schedules at
dicarlobus.com
Sangritana
Phone
+39 0872.70.81
Email
sangritana@sangritana.it
Website
sangritana.it
Bus from Pescara - piazza della Repubblica to Rome Stazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Schedules at
sangritana.it
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Roma
Ave. Duration
39h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Bucharest to Rome bus services, operated by Dicarlo Bus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina station.

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Rome is 1h behind Bucharest. It is currently 9:00 PM in Bucharest and 8:00 PM in Rome.

Bucharest to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Rome is 1902 km. It takes approximately 19h 54m to drive from Bucharest to Rome.

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Air Malta, Tarom, Alitalia and two other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 7717+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 50€ 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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