There are 7 ways to get from Košice to Romania by plane, shuttle, bus, 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 4 min

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

$109 - $390

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Bus via Chernivci  •  33 h

  1. Take the bus from Košice to Užhorod
  2. Take the bus from Uzgorod to Chernivci
  3. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Bucharest

$23 - $45

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Shuttle to Budapest, fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Košice to Budapest Airport
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BUD - OTP

$72 - $396

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Košice to Budapest, Budapest Airport 912
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari N960

$66 - $111

Train via Budapest-Keleti  •  20 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kosice to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic

$44 - $74

Train Romanian Railways (CFR)  •  24 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Kosice predmestie to Chop
  2. Take the train from Zahony to Mateszalka R
  3. Take the train from Carei to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$52 - $85

Drive  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Košice to Bucharest 530.4 miles

$100 - $160

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The distance between Košice and Romania is 398 km. The road distance is 848.6 km.

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The best way to get from Košice to Romania without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Košice to Romania, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Košice to Romania is to fly which takes 7 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 32 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 20 h 49 min.

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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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Romania is 1 h ahead of Košice. It is currently 12:01 PM in Košice and 1:01 PM in Romania.

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

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CSA, Tarom, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Kosice Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Romania. Prices start at $31 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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Map of how to get from Košice to Romania.
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  • Distance: 249 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 4 min

What companies run services between Košice, Slovakia and Romania?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines fly from Košice to Sector 2 every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Košice to Bucharest via Budapest, Budapest Airport, Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari, and Păcii in around 19 h 32 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Kosice to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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 Ataturk
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
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Kosice to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zahony to Mateszalka
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Košice to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
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 Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Airport to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Košice to Užhorod
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Košice AS to Uzhhorod bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Uzgorod to Chernivci
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Chernivtsi to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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