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There are 10 ways to get from London to Romania by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry or night train

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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Train to London Luton, fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) LTN - CLJ

$63 - $272

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Bus  •  30h 16m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest

$1

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Fly London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni  •  6h 26m

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

$79 - $460

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) LGW - CLJ

$101 - $542

Train to London Luton, fly to Iasi  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Iasi (IAS) LTN - IAS

$83 - $185

Train to London Luton, fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  6h 52m

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

$55 - $368

Train to London Luton, fly to Timisoara  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Timisoara (TSR) LTN - TSR

$49 - $196

Fly London Heathrow to Belgrade, bus, train  •  10h 2m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Belgrade (BEG) LHR - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Vršac
  3. Take the train from Stamora Moraviţa to Timişoara Nord

$104 - $250

Bus and ferry  •  41h 49m

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

$87 - $118

Train, night train  •  34h 16m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord D

$289 - $580

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The cheapest way to get from London to Romania is to bus which costs £1 and takes 30h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Romania is to train and fly which costs £75 - £420 and takes 5h 30m.

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The distance between London and Romania is 1193 miles.

The best way to get from London to Romania without a car is to bus which takes 30h 16m and costs £1.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from London to Romania, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London to Romania is to fly which takes 6h 26m and costs £60 - £360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 and takes 30h 16m.

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The quickest flight from London Luton Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Romania is 2h ahead of London. It is currently 8:51 PM in London and 10:51 PM in Romania.

Wizz Air offers flights from London Luton Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Romania. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Romania.
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  • Distance: 1193.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 51m

What companies run services between London, England and Romania?

Tarom, British Airways and 11 other airlines fly from London Paddington to Sector 2 every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from London Victoria to Bucharest 4 times a week, and the journey takes 30h.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from London Gatwick to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from London Luton to Iasi
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Belgrade via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Belgrade via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from London Luton to Iasi
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from London Luton to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Belgrade via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Belgrade via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Belgrade via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Belgrade via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Train operators
Thameslink
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Stamora Moraviţa to Timişoara Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
19h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Eurostar
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Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Dunavprevoz D.O.O.
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.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
40h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £5 - £29.

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