There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Timișoara 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.

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Fly  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Timisoara (TSR) OTP - TSR

$12 - $88

5 alternative options

Bus Viitorul Transport  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Timişoara

$19 - $29

Train via Simeria  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Simeria Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Simeria to Timisoara Nord Ir / ...

$23 - $35

Train  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Arad D / ...
  2. Take the train from Arad to Timisoara Nord R / ...

$24 - $37

Bus ALSA  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Piteşti
  2. Take the bus from Pitesti to Timisoara

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Timișoara 342.9 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Timișoara is to bus which costs $19 - $29 and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Timișoara is to fly which takes 3 h 34 min and costs $11 - $90.

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The distance between Bucharest and Timișoara is 410 km. The road distance is 549 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Bucharest to Timișoara, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Timişoara. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Timișoara. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Timisoara Nord via Simeria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Timișoara, Romania?

Tarom, Ryanair and Blue Air fly from Bucharest to Timișoara every 4 hours. Alternatively, Viitorul Transport operates a bus from Bucharest to Timișoara once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $29 and the journey takes 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$10 - $150
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Simeria
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Simeria to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Arad
Ave. Duration
11 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Viitorul Transport
Phone
0755.107.554
Email
scviitorul@yahoo.com
Website
viitorultransport.com
Bus from Bucharest to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
viitorultransport.com
Astra S.A
Phone
+4-0248-63.63.02
Website
astrasa.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
astrasa.autogari.ro

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