There are 6 ways to get from London to Craiova by train, plane, bus and ferry, bus, 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

Train, fly  •  5 h 53 min

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

$86 - $336

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from London to Râmnicu Vâlcea
  2. Take the bus from Râmnicu Vâlcea to Craiova

$77 - $80

4 alternative options

Train  •  30 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Craiova

$379 - $658

Bus and ferry  •  38 h 15 min

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

$83 - $123

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  25 h 35 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 München Hbf Tgv
  5. Drive from München Ostbahnhof to Craiova

$605 - $749

Drive, car ferry  •  24 h 29 min

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

$333 - $495

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

You can take a train from London to Craiova via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Bruxelles Midi, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, and Budapest-Keleti in around 30 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Craiova via Râmnicu Vâlcea in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$170 - $250
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Website
bahn.de
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
$183
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
Bus operators
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from London Barking to Craiova
Ave. Duration
36 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
UBB Turistic
Phone
0040 744 274 274
Email
rezervari@ubbturistic.ro
Website
ubbturistic.ro
Bus from London to Râmnicu Vâlcea
Ave. Duration
46 h 59 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$74
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
Balint Trans
Phone
+4- 0265-255-092
Website
balinttrans.ro
Bus from Râmnicu Vâlcea to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
balinttrans.ro
Book at
balinttrans.ro
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Craiova?

The distance between London and Craiova is 1943 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Craiova?

The cheapest way to get from London to Craiova is to bus which costs £55 - £58 and takes 2 days 3 h.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Craiova?

The quickest way to get from London to Craiova is to train and fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs £60 - £250.

Is there a direct train between London and Craiova?

No, there is no direct train from London to Craiova. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Craiova via Bruxelles Midi, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 9 min.

Is there a direct bus between London and Craiova?

No, there is no direct bus from London to Craiova. However, there are services departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Craiova via London Barking. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from London to Craiova?

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from London to Craiova, including transfers.