There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Warsaw by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Warsaw (WAW) OTP - WAW

$62 - $228

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Bus Agat  •  32 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
  2. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Warszawa Kamyanets-Podilskyi

$46 - $64

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Bus Maxibus Travel  •  22 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Brno
  2. Take the bus from Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Warsaw, Warsaw West 918

$140 - $204

Train Romanian Railways (CFR)  •  27 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec

$140 - $205

Train  •  34 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Chernivtsi
  2. Take the train from Chernovcy to Lvov
  3. Take the train from Lvov to Warszawa Centralna

$80 - $125

Drive  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Warsaw 734.5 miles

$120 - $190

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Centrum 05 via Brno, Brno Hotel Grand and Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 16 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Warsaw is 945 km. The road distance is 1175.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Warsaw without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Bucharest to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Warsaw bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from Bucharest station.

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Bucharest to Warsaw 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 Warsaw is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 31 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 27 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Warsaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Bucharest to Warsaw bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 590.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Warsaw, Poland?

LOT, Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines fly from Bucharest to Warsaw 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Warsaw via Brno, Brno, Brno Hotel Grand, Warsaw, Warsaw West, and Dw. Zachodni 01 in around 22 h 31 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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 Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Brno
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Brno
Ave. Duration
14 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
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 Brno, Brno Hotel Grand to Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Chernivtsi to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$36 - $42
Schedules at
agat.eu
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Chernivtsi to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com

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Warsaw is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 1:40 AM in Bucharest and 12:40 AM in Warsaw.

Bucharest to Warsaw train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Warsaw is 1175 km. It takes approximately 17 h 34 min to drive from Bucharest to Warsaw.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Warsaw Airport.

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There are 2946+ hotels available in Warsaw. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs .

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