There are 11 ways to get from London to Bucharest by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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

Recommended option

Fly from London Heathrow  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LHR - OTP

$98 - $459

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LTN - OTP

$53 - $355

9 alternative options

Fly from London Gatwick  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LGW - OTP

$62 - $407

Fly from London City  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LCY - OTP

$115 - $657

Fly from London Stansted  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) STN - OTP

$66 - $427

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BHX - OTP

$124 - $409

Bus  •  30 h

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest

$70

Train  •  34 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$413 - $751

Bus and ferry  •  41 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Barking to Bucharest

$83 - $113

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  28 h 19 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  7. Drive from Kufstein to Bucharest

$622 - $823

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 24 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bucharest

$361 - $530

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Bucharest is to bus which costs £54 and takes 30 h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Bucharest is to fly which costs £45 - £320 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between London and Bucharest is 1307 miles.

It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from London to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 30 h.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, München Hbf and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Bucharest, Romania?

Tarom, British Airways and 13 other airlines fly from London to Bucharest hourly. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from London to Bucharest 4 times a week, and the journey takes 30 h. UBB Turistic also services this route on demand.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from London City to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from London City to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni via Iasi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
UBB Turistic
Phone
0040 744 274 274
Email
rezervari@ubbturistic.ro
Website
ubbturistic.ro
Bus from London to București
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from London Barking to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
40 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Ferry operators

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