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There are 9 ways to get from Calais to Bucharest by train, plane, bus, car train or car

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  8 h 28 min

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

$118 - $346

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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 4 min

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

$87 - $285

Train to Charleroi, fly  •  9 h 6 min

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

$88 - $315

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly  •  9 h 11 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

$144 - $305

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) AMS - OTP

$179 - $375

Train  •  35 h 1 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 Budapest-Keleti Rj
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov Ic
  5. Take the train from Brasov to Bucuresti Nord Gara A R / ...

$391 - $560

Eurotunnel, train, drive  •  27 h 19 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. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  5. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Bucharest

$597 - $862

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€ - 310€ and takes 8 h 28 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, Budapest-Keleti and Brasov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 1 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 8 h 28 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 inOui 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€ - 490€ and takes 35 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 1214.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 28 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, Budapest-Keleti, and Brasov in around 35 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
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 Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 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 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Beauvais to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Charleroi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Charleroi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $230
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
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
$63 - $66
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
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Amiens
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
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 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
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 - $220
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $160
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 Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
$171
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 16 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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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Calais to Bucharest bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Bucharest station.

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Calais. It is currently 4:38 PM in Calais and 5:38 PM in Bucharest.

Calais to Bucharest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Bucharest is 2384 km. It takes approximately 23 h 14 min to drive from Calais to Bucharest.

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Blue Air, Tarom, Air Serbia and six other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1940+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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