Travel from Denmark to Romania is: Partially open. See details.

There are 5 ways to get from Copenhagen to Bucharest by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) CPH - OTP

$50 - $286

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Train  •  36h 29m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg-Altona Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Budapest-Keleti Ec
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Ir

$205 - $317

Bus  •  36h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal Stockholm - Bucuresti / ...

$100 - $160

Bus and ferry  •  38h 37m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Copenhagen to Bucharest

$80 - $110

Drive  •  23h 19m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Bucharest 2449.4 km

$350 - $550

Copenhagen to Bucharest by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Bucharest is around 2 days 7h and covers a distance of around 2597 km. The fastest train normally takes 2 days 7h. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and Romanian Railways (CFR), the Copenhagen to Bucharest train service departs from København H and arrives in Bucuresti Nord. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2 days 7h
Fastest train time:
2 days 7h
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$205
Carbon emissions:
137 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:23
Last train departs at:
15:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Bucharest train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Denmark → Romania
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International entry into Romania from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Romania from Denmark

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 8
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Belgium, Botswana, Denmark, France, Georgia, Greece, Guyana, Iran, Latvia, Lithuania, Namibia, Netherlands, Oman, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Sint Maarten, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Timor-Leste, Tunisia and United Arab Emirates
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Argentina, Bahrain, Bolivia, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Kuwait, Lithuania, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Paraguay, Seychelles, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 8
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Romania

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Denmark

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Romania from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bucharest is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bucharest is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bucharest is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 800 358.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Romania.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Bucharest is to bus and ferry which costs 500 kr - 700 kr and takes 38h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Bucharest is to fly which costs 300 kr - 1800 kr and takes 5h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen Central Bus Station station and arriving at Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 36h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Bucuresti Nord via Hamburg-Altona and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 29m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Bucharest is 1575 km. The road distance is 2449.4 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Bucharest without a car is to train which takes 36h 29m and costs 1200 kr - 2000 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Copenhagen to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Bucharest bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Copenhagen Central Bus Station.

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Copenhagen to Bucharest train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5h 4m and costs 300 kr - 1800 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1200 kr - 2000 kr and takes 36h 29m, you could also bus, which costs 600 kr - 1000 kr and takes 36h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 1574.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Bucharest, Romania?

Scandinavian Airlines, Wizz Air and eight other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Bucharest every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Bucharest via Hamburg-Altona and Budapest-Keleti in around 36h 29m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $320
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
36h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
Comati PSG
Brianna Tour
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Copenhagen to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
38h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Copenhagen to Bucharest bus services, operated by Comati PSG, arrive at Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal station.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Copenhagen. It is currently 4:11 PM in Copenhagen and 5:11 PM in Bucharest.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Bucharest is 2449 km. It takes approximately 23h 19m to drive from Copenhagen to Bucharest.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Wizz Air, Blue Air and five other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 216+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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