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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by plane, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Fly  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) DUB - OTP

$43 - $191

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  44h 22m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest

Car ferry, train, bus and ferry via Milton Keynes  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Milton Keynes Central
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Milton Keynes Newport Pagnell to Braşov
  4. Take the train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A

$261 - $603

Car ferry, train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Bucharest

$193 - $363

Bus and ferry, train  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Ploiești
  3. Take the train from Ploieşti Sud to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A 401 / ...

Car ferry, drive  •  45h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)

$434 - $642

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International entry into Romania from Ireland

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Conditions of entry into Romania from Ireland

  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 8
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • 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
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Yes, entry into Romania is currently allowed from Ireland.

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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 Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 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 Ireland from Romania.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which costs €35 - €160 and takes 5h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which takes 5h 46m and costs €35 - €160.

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The distance between Dublin and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 2527 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 44h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 35m.

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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 2h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 11:11 AM in Dublin and 1:11 PM in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

LOT, British Airways, Turkish Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 219+ hotels available in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs €6 - €10.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).
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  • Distance: 2526.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

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

Ryanair, Blue Air and eight other airlines fly from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$20 - $420
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Southend
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$20 - $420
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $420
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $420
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$20 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $3,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $150
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$290 - $390
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$110 - $160
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$13 - $15
Train from Ploieşti Sud to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$6 - $8
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $11
Website
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Regio Călători
Phone
0310 800 900
Email
contact@regiocalatori.ro
Website
regiocalatori.ro
Train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Regio Călători
Astra Trans Carpatic
Phone
0751.525.520
Email
office@astratranscarpatic.ro
Website
astratranscarpatic.ro
Train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tfw.wales
Transferoviar Calatori
Phone
+40 238 434 380
Email
sesizari@transferoviarcalatori.ro
Website
transferoviarcalatori.ro
Train from Ploieşti Sud to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Transferoviar Calatori
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
National Express
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
30h
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 and ferry from Milton Keynes Newport Pagnell to Braşov
Ave. Duration
35h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
45h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $45
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
$150 - $170
On Foot
$40 - $45
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
$150 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $95

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