There are 4 ways to get from New York to Bucharest by plane or train

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 from Newark  •  14h 29m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) EWR - OTP

$207 - $773

3 alternative options

Fly from New York JFK  •  14h 47m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) JFK - OTP

$224 - $427

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  16h 34m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LGA - OTP

$276 - $422

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  16h 49m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) PHL - OTP

$356 - $1,490

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Bucharest is to fly which costs $270 - $430 and takes 16h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Bucharest is to fly which costs $200 - $800 and takes 14h 29m.

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The distance between New York and Bucharest is 7649 km.

It takes approximately 14h 29m to get from New York to Bucharest, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 10m and has one stopover.

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Bucharest is 7h ahead of New York. It is currently 7:00 PM in New York and 2:00 AM in Bucharest.

Tarom, Scandinavian Airlines, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 2364+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 7648.5 km
  • Duration: 14h 29m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Bucharest, Romania?

Scandinavian Airlines, LOT and 14 other airlines fly from New York to Bucharest hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Toronto, Vienna
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Washington Dulles, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Washington Dulles, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Montreal, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Boston, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Boston, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Toronto, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Montreal, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Toronto, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Boston, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Philadelphia, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Nice
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Bucharest Otopeni via Boston, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
11h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Budapest
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
13h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Brussels
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Brussels
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Newark to Bucharest Otopeni via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from New York JFK to Bucharest Otopeni via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Bucharest Otopeni via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130

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