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Recommended option

Fly from Frankfurt  •  5 h 19 min

  1. FRA - OTP

$87 - $268

Cheapest option

Bus  •  28 h 26 min

  1. 1925 / ...

$70 - $190

4 alternative options

Train, bus to Stuttgart, fly  •  7 h 46 min

  1. STR - OTP

$101 - $239

Train  •  26 h 29 min

  1. Ice
  2. D

$253 - $372

Train, EuroNight  •  26 h 49 min

  1. Ice
  2. Dacia

$183 - $267

Drive  •  17 h 57 min

  1. 1122.7 miles

$230 - $350

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Bucharest, Romania?

Lufthansa, Tarom and six other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Bucharest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Bucharest via Wien and Wien Hbf in around 26 h 29 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bucharest, Bucharest
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Frankfurt to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
28 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Frankfurt to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
20 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Bucharest is 1454 km. The road distance is 1796 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bucharest is to bus which costs 60€ - 160€ and takes 28 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs 70€ - 230€.

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 29 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bucharest, including transfers.