There are 5 ways to get from Bucharest to Tulcea by 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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Bus Augustina  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Tulcea

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

Train via Medgidia  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Medgidia Ir
  2. Take the train from Medgidia to Tulcea Marfuri Ir / ...

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Tulcea Marfuri Ir

$12 - $18

Bus MementoBus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Tulcea

$17 - $25

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Tulcea 174.1 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Tulcea is to bus which costs $12 - $14 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Tulcea is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Tulcea is 228 km. The road distance is 278.5 km.

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The bus from Bucharest to Tulcea takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Tulcea. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Tulcea Marfuri. Services depart four times a week, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The nearest airport to Tulcea is Constanta (CND) Airport which is 92.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Chisinau (KIV) (197 km), Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) (224.5 km), Varna (VAR) (228.1 km) and Burgas (BOJ) (306.9 km).

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Tulcea.
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  • Distance: 142.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Augustina operates a bus from Bucharest to Tulcea every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $14 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucharest to Tulcea 4 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Tulcea Marfuri
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Medgidia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Medgidia to Tulcea Marfuri
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Augustina
Phone
0743-334.840
Website
augustina.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Tulcea
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
augustina.autogari.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Tulcea
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
mementobus.com

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