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There are 10 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Romania by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) MAD - CLJ

$49 - $188

Cheapest option

Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  10h 16m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Budapest (BUD) MAD - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Arad

$38 - $103

8 alternative options

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  7h 13m

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

$41 - $134

Fly to Timisoara  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Timisoara (TSR) MAD - TSR

$40 - $152

Fly to Craiova  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Craiova (CRA) MAD - CRA

$109 - $448

Train, bus  •  29h 52m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Orihuela Ave
  2. Take the bus from Harlau to Ploiesti
  3. Take the train from Ploieşti Sud to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A 401 / ...

$356 - $526

Bus  •  46h 6m

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

$88 - $113

Bus via Ruse  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Ruse 0800
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to București

$156 - $208

Bus #2  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Bucharest

Drive  •  32h 5m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Bucharest 3191.2 km

$370 - $550

Madrid Atocha Station to Romania by bus and walk

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Romania is around 2 days 1h and covers a distance of around 3391 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 1h. Operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, Ruse Bus and PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., the Madrid Atocha Station to Romania service departs from Reina Sofía and arrives in București. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 1h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 1h
Journey distance:
3391 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$156
Carbon emissions:
423 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:17
Last service departs at:
08:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Romania bus and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Spain → Romania
Partially open

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International entry into Romania from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Romania from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Spain
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Aruba, Belgium, Denmark, Eswatini, Faroe Islands, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Russia, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United States and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahamas, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Cyprus, Fiji, Georgia, Gibraltar, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Monaco, Mongolia, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Panama, Portugal, Seychelles, South Africa, Spain, Tunisia, United States Virgin Islands and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Romania

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Romania from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Romania is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Romania is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Romania is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 800 358.

No, returning to Spain from Romania is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Romania is to fly and shuttle which costs €30 - €90 and takes 10h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Romania is to fly which costs €90 - €380 and takes 6h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Atocha Station to Romania. However, there are services departing from Reina Sofía and arriving at București via Madrid and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Romania is 2369 km. The road distance is 3191.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Romania without a car is to train and bus which takes 29h 52m and costs €290 - €450.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Romania, including transfers.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Romania bus services, operated by Ruse Bus, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Romania is to fly which takes 6h 28m and costs €40 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €70 - €95 and takes 46h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 35m.

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Madrid Atocha Station to Romania bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., arrive at București station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Romania.
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  • Distance: 2368.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 28m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Romania?

Wizz Air, Blue Air and three other airlines fly from Madrid Atocha Station to Cluj-Napoca 5 times a day. Alternatively, Amring operates a bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Bucureşti - Militari once a week. Tickets cost $85 - $110 and the journey takes 44h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Madrid to Timisoara via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Madrid to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$26 - $85
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $80
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $80
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $80
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $320
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Transferoviar Calatori
Phone
+40 238 434 380
Email
sesizari@transferoviarcalatori.ro
Website
transferoviarcalatori.ro
Train from Ploieşti Sud to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Transferoviar Calatori
Bus operators
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Arad
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mayer-transport.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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $400
Website
alsa.com
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Bucureşti - Militari
Ave. Duration
44h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $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
$140 - $190
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Ruse to București
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@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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Romania is 1h ahead of Madrid Atocha Station. It is currently 12:49 PM in Madrid Atocha Station and 1:49 PM in Romania.

Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Romania is 3191 km. It takes approximately 32h 5m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Romania.

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Wizz Air, Turkish Airlines, Blue Air and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Romania. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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