There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by plane, train, bus, night train, car or car train

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Fly from Frankfurt  •  2h 20m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) FRA - OTP

$80 - $1,300

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Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) STR - OTP

$97 - $531

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) CGN - OTP

$131 - $920

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) DUS - OTP

$113 - $566

Train  •  28h 55m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rjx
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Ir

$173 - $300

Bus via Ploieşti  •  29h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Ploiești
  2. Take the bus from Ploiesti to Bucuresti

Bus  •  31h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1920 / ...

$97 - $166

Train, night train  •  29h 57m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Gyoer Rjx
  2. Take the night train from Gyoer to Bucuresti Nord Night Train

$160 - $285

Drive  •  18h 5m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 1811.5 km

$230 - $350

Drive, car train  •  29h 31m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
  3. Drive from Villach to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)

$233 - $401

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to bus which costs 85€ - 150€ and takes 31h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which costs 70€ - 1200€ and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt - Airport and arriving at Bucharest Otopeni Airport via Ploiesti and Bucureşti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 3m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1449 km. The road distance is 1811.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) without a car is to train which takes 28h 55m and costs 150€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) bus services, operated by Transmarian, depart from Frankfurt - Airport station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which takes 2h 20m and costs 70€ - 1200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 270€ and takes 28h 55m, you could also bus via Ploieşti, which costs and takes 29h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) bus services, operated by Sir Trans, arrive at Bucuresti station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).
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  • Distance: 1449.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 20m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), Romania?

Lufthansa, Tarom and eight other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) via Budapest-Keleti, Bucuresti Nord, and Bucureşti in around 28h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bucharest Otopeni via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $65
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$50 - $65
Night train from Gyoer to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
18h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$65 - $75
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
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Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
$67
Motorcycle
$113
Vehicle
$124
Bus operators
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
26h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Sir Trans
Phone
+4-021-316.42.21
Website
sirtrans.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sirtrans.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Ploiești to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Ploieşti to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
fany.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1h ahead of Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 12:51 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 1:51 AM in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1812 km. It takes approximately 18h 5m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

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Tarom, CSA, LOT and three other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1998+ hotels available in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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