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Recommended option

Fly from Kosice  •  7 h 1 min

  1. KSC - OTP

$104 - $342

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  22 h 10 min

  1. 749

$69 - $96

5 alternative options

Fly from Budapest  •  7 h 14 min

  1. BUD - OTP

$72 - $396

Bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. 912 / ...

$75 - $106

Train  •  20 h 33 min

  1. Ic
  2. Ic / ...

$132 - $203

Train, EuroNight  •  20 h 33 min

  1. Ic
  2. Dacia

$82 - $123

Drive  •  11 h 39 min

  1. 530.4 miles

$100 - $160

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

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and four 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 12 h 40 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
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
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kosice to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 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
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Košice, Košice to Chop
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chop to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Košice AS to Budapest Népliget aut.áll.
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Budapest to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Brianna Tour
Orange Ways
S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A.
Phone
021.335.32.90
Email
agentia.filaret@acfilaret.ro
Website
acfilaret.ro
Bus from Turda to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
acfilaret.ro

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Košice and Bucharest is 603 km. The road distance is 849 km.

The cheapest way to get from Košice to Bucharest is to train and bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 22 h 10 min.

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

No, there is no direct train from Košice to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Kosice and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 33 min.

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 12 h 40 min.

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