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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  4 h 14 min

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

$81 - $255

Cheapest option

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  30 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Ploiești

$81 - $116

5 alternative options

Fly to Sibiu, train  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Sibiu (SBZ) FRA - SBZ
  2. Take the train from Sibiu to Ploiesti Vest

$192 - $807

Bus Transmarian  •  26 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Ploiești

Train  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov Ic
  3. Take the train from Brasov to Ploiesti Vest R / ...

$244 - $351

Train, night train  •  26 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Ploiesti Vest D

$237 - $343

Drive  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti 1102.1 miles

$230 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti is to bus which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 30 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti is to fly which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt - Airport and arriving at Ploiești. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 26 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Ploiesti Vest via Budapest-Keleti and Brasov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 30 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Ploieşti is 1424 km. The road distance is 1763.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti, including transfers.

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

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs 70€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26 h 7 min, you could also train, which costs 210€ - 310€ and takes 27 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti.
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  • Distance: 889.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Ploieşti, Romania?

Lufthansa, Tarom and seven other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti hourly. Alternatively, Transmarian operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti 3 times a week, and the journey takes 26 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Hamburg, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Berlin Tegel, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Geneva, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Hannover, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Luxembourg, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Nuremberg, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Dresden, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Sibiu to Ploiesti Vest
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Ploiesti Vest
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Ploiesti Vest
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
26 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Frankfurt to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
29 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti bus services, operated by Transmarian, arrive at Ploiești station.

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Ploieşti is 1 h ahead of Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 4:01 AM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 5:01 AM in Ploieşti.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Ploiesti Vest station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti is 1763 km. It takes approximately 17 h 49 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Ploieşti.

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Tarom, Air Serbia, CSA and four other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Ploieşti. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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