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There are 5 ways to get from Bucharest to Tulcea by bus, train or car

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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  •  6 h

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

$12 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h

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

$12 - $19

Bus MementoBus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Tulcea

$18 - $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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Tulcea. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. 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 Oras. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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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 best way to get from Bucharest to Tulcea without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $12 - $14.

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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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Bucharest to Tulcea bus services, operated by Augustina, depart from Bucharest station.

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Bucharest to Tulcea 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 Tulcea is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $12 - $14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $19 and takes 6 h.

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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 once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $19 and the journey takes 6 h.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Tulcea Oras
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Medgidia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Medgidia to Tulcea Oras
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 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
$18 - $25
Schedules at
mementobus.com

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Bucharest to Tulcea bus services, operated by Augustina, arrive at Tulcea station.

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Bucharest to Tulcea train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Tulcea Oras station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Tulcea is 279 km. It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to drive from Bucharest to Tulcea.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Tulcea. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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