There are 12 ways to get from Madrid to Romania by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night train or car

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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Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  6 h 12 min

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

$66 - $278

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Bus Maxibus Travel  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Bucharest

$1

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Fly to Timisoara  •  6 h 37 min

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

$38 - $284

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  7 h 4 min

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

$49 - $236

Fly to Iasi  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Iasi (IAS) MAD - IAS

$87 - $463

Fly to Craiova  •  6 h 2 min

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

$41 - $188

Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  10 h 22 min

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

$66 - $247

Train, bus  •  35 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Albacete Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albacete to Murcia
  3. Take the bus from Harlau to Pitesti
  4. Take the train from Pitesti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir

$232 - $346

Train, bus via Lvov  •  39 h 42 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

$215 - $337

Bus Amring  •  45 h 36 min

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

$84 - $106

Bus, night train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Ruse 0800
  2. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord Bosphor Express

$144 - $186

Drive  •  32 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Bucharest 2003 miles

$370 - $550

Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Romania is 2369 km. The road distance is 3204.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Romania without a car is to train and bus which takes 35 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Madrid to Romania, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Romania is to fly which takes 6 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 45 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 40 min.

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Romania is 1 h ahead of Madrid. It is currently 2:58 AM in Madrid and 3:58 AM in Romania.

Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Romania is 3205 km. It takes approximately 32 h 8 min to drive from Madrid to Romania.

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Wizz Air, Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Madrid Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Romania. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Romania.
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  • Distance: 1480.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Romania?

Wizz Air, Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines fly from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amring operates a bus from Madrid to Bucharest once a week. Tickets cost $80 - $110 and the journey takes 45 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Madrid to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
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
Flights from Madrid to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Madrid to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Iasi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
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
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
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
Flights from Madrid to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,700
Flights from Madrid to Iasi via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,700
Flights from Madrid to Iasi via Turin
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,700
Flights from Madrid to Iasi via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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
Flights from Madrid to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Madrid to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Iasi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,700
Flights from Madrid to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Cluj-Napoca via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $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
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Albacete
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
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
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 Albacete to Murcia
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
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
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Bucureşti - Militari
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
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
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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