There are 9 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  •  3 h 45 min

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

$45 - $230

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Fly to Varna, bus  •  13 h 8 min

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

$166 - $431

Fly to Craiova, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  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  •  37 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Murcia del Carmen Atr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harlau to Pitesti
  3. Take the train from Pitesti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir

$229 - $328

Train, bus via Lvov  •  41 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Lvov
  3. Take the train from Lvov to Chernovcy D
  4. Take the train from Chernivtsi to Bucharest - Gara de Nord

$220 - $348

Bus Amring  •  46 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Piteşti
  3. Take the bus from Piteşti to Otopeni Airport

$108 - $164

Bus Ruse Bus  •  2 days 3 h

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

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Bucharest

Drive  •  32 h 13 min

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

$370 - $550

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). However, there are services departing from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Otopeni Airport via Zaragoza and Piteşti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h.

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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 37 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min 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 ALSA, depart from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 46 h.

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

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

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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1 h ahead of Madrid Airport (MAD). It is currently 9:16 AM in Madrid Airport (MAD) and 10:16 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 32 h 13 min to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

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  • Distance: 1537 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

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

Wizz Air, Ryanair and 17 other airlines fly from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) via Zaragoza and Piteşti in around 46 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Varna via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Madrid to Varna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Train operators
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 Madrid-Chamartin to Murcia del Carmen
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Spanish Railways AVE
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chernivtsi to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
13 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
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
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Alpha Star Impex
Website
alfastarimpex.ro
Bus from Craiova - Metro to Bucuresti - Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
alfastarimpex.ro
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Harlau to Pitesti
Ave. Duration
27 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Lvov
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid-Barajas Airport T4 to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Zaragoza to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
39 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Piteşti to Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Madrid to Ruse
Ave. Duration
47 h
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 3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro

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

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