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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Frankfurt  •  2h 20m

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

$55 - $200

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Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  5h 54m

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

$127 - $459

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  5h 33m

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

$83 - $314

Train to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, fly  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Fly from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) FKB - OTP

$124 - $225

Train  •  28h 24m

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

$185 - $303

Bus via Păcii  •  30h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Südbahnhof to Bucureşti - Militari

$89 - $114

Bus  •  30h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bucharest

$80 - $166

Train, night train  •  29h 17m

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

$170 - $291

Drive  •  17h 27m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 1796.3 km

$230 - $350

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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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 Germany from Romania.

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Last updated: 18 Apr 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to bus via Păcii, which costs 70€ - 95€ and takes 30h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 2h 20m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1449 km. The road distance is 1796.3 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 24m and costs 150€ - 250€.

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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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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which takes 2h 20m and costs 45€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 250€ and takes 28h 24m, you could also bus via Păcii, which costs 70€ - 95€ and takes 30h 24m.

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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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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1h ahead of Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 8:12 PM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 9:12 PM in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1796 km. It takes approximately 17h 27m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

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Blue Air, LOT, Aegean Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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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) every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) via Budapest-Keleti, Bucuresti Nord, Gara de Nord, Piața Victoriei, and Bucharest Piața Victoriei in around 28h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $110
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$25 - $110
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
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 - $55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 12m
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
$160 - $240
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Gyoer
Ave. Duration
9h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
Railjet
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$30 - $45
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$55 - $65
Night train from Gyoer to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
18h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$26 - $35
1st Class
$65 - $80
Bus operators
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Südbahnhof to Bucureşti - Militari
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Frankfurt to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
28h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Frankfurt to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro

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