There are 7 ways to get from Košice to Bucharest by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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

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Fly from Kosice  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Kosice (KSC) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) KSC - OTP

$104 - $342

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Train, EuroNight  •  23 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Kosice predmestie to Chop
  2. Take the train from Chop to Szolnok D
  3. Take the EuroNight from Szolnok to Gara de Nord

$59 - $88

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Fly from Budapest  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BUD - OTP

$72 - $396

Bus  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Košice to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 912
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Bucharest

$81 - $106

Bus, train  •  22 h

  1. Take the bus from Košice to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 912
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Ferencváros to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$82 - $127

Train  •  23 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kosice predmestie to Chop
  2. Take the train from Zahony to Szolnok D / ...
  3. Take the train from Szolnok to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$81 - $120

Drive  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Košice to Bucharest 530.4 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Košice to Bucharest is to train and EuroNight which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 23 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Košice to Bucharest is to fly which costs 85€ - 300€ and takes 7 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Košice to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Košice and arriving at Bucharest via Budapest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Košice to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Kosice predmestie and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Chop, Zahony and Szolnok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 12 min.

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The distance between Košice and Bucharest is 603 km. The road distance is 848.6 km.

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The best way to get from Košice to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 8 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Košice to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Košice to Bucharest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Košice station.

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Košice to Bucharest train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Kosice predmestie station.

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The best way to get from Košice to Bucharest is to fly which takes 7 h 1 min and costs 85€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 13 h 8 min, you could also train, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 23 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Košice to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 376.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

What companies run services between Košice, Slovakia and Bucharest, Romania?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and six other airlines fly from Košice to Bucharest every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Košice to Bucharest via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Budapest in around 13 h 8 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Kosice to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Kosice to Bucharest Otopeni via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kosice to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Kosice to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Kosice to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Kosice to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
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 Budapest-Ferencváros to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Szolnok to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
14 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kosice predmestie to Chop
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zahony to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Chop to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Szolnok to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
14 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Košice to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Budapest to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
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There is no direct flight from Kosice Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Košice to Bucharest bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Bucharest station.

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Košice. It is currently 7:33 PM in Košice and 8:33 PM in Bucharest.

Košice to Bucharest train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Košice to Bucharest is 849 km. It takes approximately 11 h 39 min to drive from Košice to Bucharest.

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Eurowings, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Kosice Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1889+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Košice to Kosice Airport is to line 23 bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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