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There are 6 ways to get from Niš to Bucharest by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus ETAP Group  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret

$23 - $49

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Bus, train  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Bucuresti Nord Gara A

$24 - $31

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bucharest

$30 - $49

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Niš to Bucharest 297 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Belgrade, fly  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Belgrade
  2. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BEG - OTP

$85 - $258

Bus to Sofia, fly  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SOF - OTP

$63 - $259

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Niš to Bucharest is to bus and train which costs RSD 2400 - RSD 3300 and takes 13 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Niš to Bucharest is to drive which costs RSD 5500 - RSD 8000 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Niš to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Niš and arriving at Bucharest - Gară Filaret via Sofia - Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Niš and Bucharest is 359 km. The road distance is 475.2 km.

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The best way to get from Niš to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 11 h and costs RSD 2300 - RSD 5500.

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It takes approximately 11 h to get from Niš to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Niš to Bucharest bus services, operated by Matpu, depart from Niš station.

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The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Niš to Bucharest bus services, operated by ETAP Group, arrive at Bucharest - Gară Filaret station.

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Niš. It is currently 2:22 PM in Niš and 3:22 PM in Bucharest.

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  • Distance: 224.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h

What companies run services between Niš, Serbia and Bucharest, Romania?

You can take a bus from Niš to Bucharest via Sofia and Sofia - Central Bus Station in around 11 h.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from Sofia to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
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Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
bstours.rs

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Yes, the driving distance between Niš to Bucharest is 475 km. It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to drive from Niš to Bucharest.

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Air Serbia and Tarom offer flights from Belgrade Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1940+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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