There are 10 ways to get from Calais to Bucharest by train, plane, bus, car 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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Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BRU - OTP

$124 - $328

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Bus  •  27 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Bucharest

$75 - $110

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Train, bus to Beauvais, fly  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Boulogne Ville
  2. Take the train from Boulogne Ville to Amiens
  3. Take the bus from Amiens - Gare Routière to Beauvais Airport
  4. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BVA - OTP

$96 - $299

Train, train to Charleroi, fly  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  3. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) CRL - OTP

$94 - $296

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) CDG - OTP

$145 - $306

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  4. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) AMS - OTP

$185 - $406

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  4. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) DUS - OTP

$201 - $388

Train  •  34 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$409 - $602

Eurotunnel, train, drive  •  26 h 34 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  4. Drive from München Ost to Bucharest

$626 - $886

Drive  •  23 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Bucharest 1490.2 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Bucharest is to bus which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 27 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Bucharest is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 280€ and takes 9 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calais and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, München Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 15 min.

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The distance between Calais and Bucharest is 1943 km. The road distance is 2384.3 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 54 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to get from Calais to Bucharest, including transfers.

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

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Calais to Bucharest train services, operated by TGV, depart from Calais Ville station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Bucharest is to bus which takes 27 h 54 min and costs 65€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 340€ - 550€ and takes 34 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 1214.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 2 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Bucharest, Romania?

Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Calais to Bucharest 4 times a week, and the journey takes 27 h 54 min. SC Latino Expres S.R.L. also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Calais to Bucharest via Paris Nord, Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, München Hbf, and Wien Hbf in around 34 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Timisoara
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Beauvais to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Beauvais to Bucharest Otopeni via Iasi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Charleroi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais Ville to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Calais Ville to Boulogne Ville
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $26
Train from Boulogne Ville to Amiens
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$85 - $110
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
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 Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Keolis Oise
Phone
+33 3 44 53 93 60
Email
oise@keolis.com
Website
keolis-oise.com
Bus from Amiens - Gare Routière to Beauvais Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
keolis-oise.com
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Calais to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
27 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Calais Peco Total to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
37 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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