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There are 8 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 36m

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

$42 - $169

Cheapest option

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5h 28m

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

$24 - $117

6 alternative options

Fly to Naples, train  •  7h 4m

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

$92 - $299

Bus, train  •  25h 12m

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

$117 - $177

Train  •  32h 51m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  5. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$188 - $334

Bus Brianna Tour  •  36h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Pescara
  2. Take the bus from Pescara to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 550

$110 - $156

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

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Roma

$75 - $110

Drive  •  19h 58m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Rome 1188.3 miles

$280 - $420

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

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

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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 Gara A and arriving at Roma Termini via Brasov, Budapest-Keleti, Wien Hbf and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 51m.

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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 25h 12m and costs $110 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m 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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Bucharest to Rome train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Rome is to fly which takes 5h 36m and costs $40 - $170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $340 and takes 32h 51m, you could also bus, which costs $110 - $160 and takes 36h 17m.

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  • Distance: 710.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 36m

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

Tarom, Blue Air and four other airlines fly from Bucharest to Rome 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Rome via Brasov, Budapest-Keleti, Wien Hbf, and Venezia Mestre in around 32h 51m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples via Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples via Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $220
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $34
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
3h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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
7h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Venice
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
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
23h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Pescara
Ave. Duration
32h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
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 Pescara to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
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
$75 - $110
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 10m.

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Bucharest to Rome bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., arrive at Roma station.

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Rome is 1h behind Bucharest. It is currently 7:42 PM in Bucharest and 6:42 PM in Rome.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Rome is 1901 km. It takes approximately 19h 58m to drive from Bucharest to Rome.

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Alitalia, Tarom, Blue Air and Air Serbia offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 12050+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $51 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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