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There are 4 ways to get from Bucharest to Vâlcea by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Râmnicu Vâlcea

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Train  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Râmnicu Vâlcea IR: Bucureşti Nord Gr.A - Păuşa h.

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Taxi  •  2h 23m

  1. Take a taxi from Bucharest to Râmnicu Vâlcea 178 km

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Râmnicu Vâlcea 178 km

Bucharest to Vâlcea by bus

The bus journey time between Bucharest and Vâlcea is around 3h 30m and covers a distance of around 180 km. Operated by Antares Transport and Fany, the Bucharest to Vâlcea bus service departs from Bucuresti and arrives in Râmnicu Vâlcea. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Buses
3h 30m Average Duration
$6 Cheapest Price
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Bucharest → Vâlcea
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vâlcea is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vâlcea is recommended.

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Vâlcea is to bus which costs $6 - $15 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Vâlcea is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 2h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Râmnicu Vâlcea. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A and arriving at Râmnicu Vâlcea. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 39m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Vâlcea is 169 km. The road distance is 178 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Vâlcea without a car is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $6 - $15.

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The bus from Bucuresti to Râmnicu Vâlcea takes 3h 30m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Bucharest to Vâlcea bus services, operated by Antares Transport, depart from Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest to Vâlcea train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Vâlcea is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $6 - $15. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $6 - $20 and takes 4h 39m.

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  • Distance: 169.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

Antares Transport operates a bus from Bucuresti to Râmnicu Vâlcea every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Fany also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Râmnicu Vâlcea once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $20 and the journey takes 4h 39m.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Antares Transport
Phone
0350 809 400
Email
agentie@antares-group.ro
Website
antarestransport.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Râmnicu Vâlcea
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
antarestransport.autogari.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from București to Râmnicu Vâlcea
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fany.ro
Other operators
Taxi from Bucharest to Râmnicu Vâlcea
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Transport Airport Bucharest
Phone
+40 724 554 185
Website
transport-airport-bucharest.com
Taxi 2000
Phone
+40 72 394 9494
Website
taxi2000.ro
Cristi Taxi
Phone
+40 21 9466
Website
cristaxi.ro
Black Taxi Bucharest
Phone
+40 751 115 599
Website
blacktaxibucharest.ro

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Bucharest to Vâlcea bus services, operated by Antares Transport, arrive at Râmnicu Vâlcea station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Vâlcea is 178 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Bucharest to Vâlcea.

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