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There are 9 ways to get from Dublin to Romania by plane, shuttle, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) DUB - CLJ

$73 - $210

Cheapest option

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  6h 53m

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

$45 - $266

7 alternative options

Fly to Timisoara  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Timisoara (TSR) DUB - TSR

$104 - $224

Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  9h 41m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Budapest (BUD) DUB - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Arad

$60 - $295

Bus and ferry, bus  •  43h 43m

  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  •  44h 25m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the bus from NEWPORT, South Wales to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest

Car ferry, train, bus via Lille  •  47h 37m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Braşov
  5. Take the train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A

$345 - $1,098

Car ferry, train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 6h

  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

$189 - $443

Bus and ferry, train  •  2 days 14h

  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 381 / ...

Ireland → Romania
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International entry into Romania from Ireland

Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Show More. Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican and United Kingdom

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

Conditions of entry to Romania

14-day mandatory self-quarantine
Show More. This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican and United Kingdom with the exception of Luxembourg and Malta

Rules to follow in Romania

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Ireland

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Romania is currently allowed from Ireland.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Romania is 800 800 358.

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

The social distance requirement in Romania is 1.5 metres.

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

Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.
We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 Travel Safe information from official sources.
To the best of our knowledge, these details are correct as of the last update: 20 Sep 2020.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Romania is to fly which costs 35€ - 230€ and takes 6h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Romania is to fly which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 5h 42m.

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The distance between Dublin and Romania is 2350 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Romania without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 43h 43m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Dublin to Romania, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 20m.

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Romania is 2h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 2:45 AM in Dublin and 4:45 AM in Romania.

Blue Air and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Romania. 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€ - 11€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Romania.
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  • Distance: 2349.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 42m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Romania?

Blue Air and Turkish Airlines fly from Dublin to Cluj-Napoca once daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $390
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via Prague, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via Berlin Tegel, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via Hamburg, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via Manchester, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via Paris CDG, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Malta Air
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Dublin to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Dublin to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dublin to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tfw.wales
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $170
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$320 - $430
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$100 - $140
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Braşov to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
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
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$6 - $7
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 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $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 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $9
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 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
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
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Transferoviar Calatori
Bus operators
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Arad
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
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
$16 - $21
Website
National Express
Bus from NEWPORT, South Wales to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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 from Lille to Braşov
Ave. Duration
31h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
$45
Small Car
$152
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
$35 - $50
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$46

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