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There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Castelul Bran by plane, shuttle, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  11h 21m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) DUB - OTP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Otopeni Airport to Brasov

$49 - $187

7 alternative options

Fly to Sibiu, bus  •  12h 47m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Sibiu (SBZ) DUB - SBZ
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Brasov

Fly to Bacau, bus  •  11h 28m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bacau (BCM) DUB - BCM
  2. Take the bus from Bacău to Braşov

$79 - $267

Fly to Cluj-Napoca, train  •  14h 31m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) DUB - CLJ
  2. Take the train from Aiud Hm. to Braşov

$81 - $178

Fly to Chisinau, bus  •  15h 36m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Chisinau (KIV) DUB - KIV
  2. Take the bus from Chişinău to Braşov

$169 - $373

Car ferry, train, bus and ferry via London  •  45h 42m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Wembley Park to Braşov

$254 - $633

Car ferry, train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Liverpool to Braşov

Car ferry, drive  •  43h 27m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Castelul Bran

$421 - $589

Ireland → Romania
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International entry into Romania from Ireland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
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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 Ireland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Ireland
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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 Aruba, Belgium, Denmark, Eswatini, Faroe Islands, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Russia, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United States and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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Rules to follow in Romania

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Ireland

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Romania 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 Castelul Bran is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Castelul Bran is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Castelul Bran 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: 29 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Castelul Bran is to fly and bus which costs €40 - €160 and takes 11h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Castelul Bran is to fly and bus which costs €40 - €160 and takes 11h 21m.

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The distance between Dublin and Castelul Bran is 2422 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Castelul Bran without a car is to car ferry and train and bus and ferry via London which takes 45h 42m and costs €210 - €550.

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It takes approximately 11h 21m to get from Dublin to Castelul Bran, 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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Castelul Bran is 2h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 10:55 PM in Dublin and 12:55 AM in Castelul Bran.

Blue Air, Lufthansa, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Castelul Bran. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 782 bus which takes 18 min and costs €5 - €8.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Castelul Bran.
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  • Distance: 2422.1 km
  • Duration: 11h 21m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Castelul Bran, Romania?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Castelul Bran. However, you can take the line 782 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, take the walk to Otopeni Airport, take the bus to Brasov, take the walk to Braşov, take the bus to Bran, then take the walk to Castelul Bran. Alternatively, you can take the line 782 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Sibiu, take the walk to Iomcoop, take the line 11 bus to Mc Donald's, take the walk to Sibiu, take the bus to Brasov Stadionul Municipal, take the line 23 bus to Brasov Caprioara, take the walk to Braşov, take the bus to Bran, then take the walk to Castelul Bran.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Southend
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Dublin to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Dublin to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from Dublin to Chisinau via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Bacau
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Dublin to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $170
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Chisinau via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $380
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Dublin to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $390
Fly One
Website
flyone.eu
Flights from Dublin to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $180
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$350 - $470
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Direct Aeroport
Phone
0371.503.503
Email
office@direct-aeroport.ro
Website
direct-aeroport.ro
Shuttle from Otopeni Airport to Brasov
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
direct-aeroport.ro
Auto Transportes Saiz Tour, S.A
Phone
+34 933 73 46 12
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Sibiu to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
Auto Transportes Saiz Tour, S.A
Apetrans Ltd
Phone
+4-0231-517.509
Website
apetrans.ro
Bus from Bacău to Braşov
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
apetrans.ro
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău to Braşov
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
92.115.181.24
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from London Wembley Park to Braşov
Ave. Duration
34h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus and ferry from Liverpool to Braşov
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
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
$39 - $44
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $90
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90

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