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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by plane, train, bus, night train, shuttle, car or car train

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Fly  •  3h 45m

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

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Train, bus  •  41h 34m

  1. Take the train from Estación de tren de Atocha to Girona Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Girona to Bucureşti - Militari

Train, night train  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Estación de tren de Atocha to Avignon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the night train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti En
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Ir

Bus, shuttle  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Estación Sur de Autobuses to Pleven
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Pleven to Bucharest Otopeni Airport

Drive  •  32h 6m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 3195.1 km

Drive, car train  •  43h 13m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hbf
  3. Drive from Villach Hbf to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)

Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by train and night train

7 Weekly Services
2 days 2h Average Duration
$385 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to train and bus which costs €120 - €180 and takes 41h 34m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which takes 3h 45m and costs €60 - €310.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto Madrid Barajas T4. Cercanías and arriving at Aeroport H. Coanda T1 via Estación de tren de Atocha, Avignon Tgv, Stuttgart Hbf, Budapest-Keleti and Bucureşti Nord Gr.A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 2459 km. The road distance is 3195.1 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 41h 34m and costs €120 - €180.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m 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) train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Estación de tren de Atocha station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 45m.

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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1h ahead of Madrid Airport (MAD). It is currently 10:33 PM in Madrid Airport (MAD) and 11:33 PM in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).
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  • Distance: 2459.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 45m

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

Ryanair, Tarom and two other airlines fly from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 3 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Ulendo Airlink
Website
flyulendo.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Website
renfe.com
Train from Estación de tren de Atocha to Girona
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en
Train from Estación de tren de Atocha to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
$180 - $240
1st Class
$220 - $290
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $1,100
Website
https://urlaubs-express.de/?lang=en
Car Single Bed
$300 - $600
Car Compartment
$550 - $1,100
Bus operators
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Girona to Bucureşti - Militari
Ave. Duration
34h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Estación Sur de Autobuses to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$109
Schedules at
dary.bg
Atlas Taxi
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Pleven to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Website
https://atlastaxi.eu/

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 3195 km. It takes approximately 32h 6m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

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Tarom, Ulendo Airlink, Air Serbia and Ryanair offer flights from Madrid Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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