There are 6 ways to get from Bulgaria to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by subway, plane, bus, train, night 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.

Recommended option

Line 1 subway, fly  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Serdika to Sofia Mladost 1
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SOF - OTP

$52 - $242

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport

$15 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus Avtogari  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Ruse 0800
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport

$16 - $22

Train, night train  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord Bosphor Express

$19 - $24

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Bucharest

$26 - $43

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 252.9 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bulgaria and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 223 km. The road distance is 405 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to train and bus which costs $14 - $18 and takes 10 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to line 1 subway and fly which takes 4 h 2 min and costs $50 - $250.

No, there is no direct bus from Bulgaria to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Bucharest Otopeni Airport via Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Bulgaria to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), including transfers.

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), Romania?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) via Ruse in around 8 h 12 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Union Ivkoni
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk

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