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There are 10 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) MAD - OTP

$45 - $230

9 alternative options

Fly to Varna, bus  •  11h 58m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Varna (VAR) MAD - VAR
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport

$184 - $453

Fly to Craiova, bus  •  9h 9m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Craiova (CRA) MAD - CRA
  2. Take the bus from Craiova - Metro to Bucuresti - Autogara Militari

$50 - $189

Train, bus  •  37h 22m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport

Train  •  45h 27m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV Ave
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Mannheim Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Codlea Ic
  5. Take the train from Codlea to Buftea Ir

$521 - $710

Bus Amring  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Bucureşti - Militari

$86 - $121

Bus Ruse Bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Ruse 0800
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Bucharest

Drive  •  32h 13m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 2006 miles

$370 - $550

Drive, train  •  38h 40m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
  5. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  6. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  7. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)

$475 - $716

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto T4 and arriving at Bucharest Otopeni Airport via Madrid and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 2459 km. The road distance is 3209.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) without a car is to train and bus which takes 37h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) bus services, operated by Ruse Bus, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which takes 3h 40m and costs 40€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 450€ - 650€ and takes 45h 27m, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 2 days 0h.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 40m.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., arrive at Bucharest Otopeni Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).
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  • Distance: 1537 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), Romania?

Wizz Air, Iberia and 16 other airlines fly from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) via Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Avignon TGV, Mannheim Hbf, Budapest-Keleti, Codlea, and Buftea in around 45h 27m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Milan Linate, Sofia
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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 Mannheim Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Website
bahn.de
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Alpha Star Impex
Website
alfastarimpex.ro
Bus from Craiova - Metro to Bucuresti - Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
alfastarimpex.ro
Eurolines FR
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Bucureşti - Militari
Ave. Duration
45h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Madrid to Ruse
Ave. Duration
47h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Madrid to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro

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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1h ahead of Madrid Airport (MAD). It is currently 11:56 PM in Madrid Airport (MAD) and 12:56 AM in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 3210 km. It takes approximately 32h 13m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

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Wizz Air, Iberia, Blue Air and seven other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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