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There are 13 ways to get from London to Romania by train, plane, shuttle, bus, bus and ferry, night train, 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.

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Train to London Luton, fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  6 h

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

$58 - $255

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Bus Maxibus Travel  •  30 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest

$1

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Fly London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni  •  6 h 26 min

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

$99 - $460

Train to London Luton, fly to Iasi  •  5 h 59 min

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

$79 - $170

Fly London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni  •  6 h 52 min

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

$67 - $428

Fly London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni  •  6 h 25 min

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

$63 - $408

Train to London Luton, fly to Timisoara  •  6 h 29 min

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

$45 - $181

Fly London Heathrow to Budapest, shuttle  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Budapest (BUD) LHR - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Timişoara

$121 - $271

Bus and ferry  •  42 h 16 min

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

$84 - $114

Bus UBB Turistic  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from London to București

$70

Train, night train  •  34 h 48 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 night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$414 - $752

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  28 h 1 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 Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  7. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Bucharest

$606 - $812

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

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

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The quickest way to get from London to Romania is to train and fly which costs £60 - £130 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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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 30 h 16 min and costs £1.

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It takes approximately 6 h 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 6 h 26 min and costs £75 - £360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 and takes 30 h 16 min.

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

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Romania is 2 h ahead of London. It is currently 7:36 PM in London and 9:36 PM in Romania.

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

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There are 23+ hotels available in Romania. Prices start at $28 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: 6 h

What companies run services between London, England and Romania?

Tarom, British Airways and 12 other airlines fly from London to Sector 2 hourly. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from London to Bucharest 4 times a week, and the journey takes 30 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from London Luton to Iasi
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $320
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 Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 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 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
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 Iasi
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from London Luton to Iasi
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Every 2 hours
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
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $220
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
$90 - $130
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
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
Hourly
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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
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
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
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
$69
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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