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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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 - $44

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Bus, train, night bus  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Pleven 462
  3. Take the night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari

$28 - $43

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 and night bus which costs RSD 2900 - RSD 4500 and takes 11 h 59 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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The distance between Niš and Bucharest is 359 km. The road distance is 475.2 km.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Niš to 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
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 22 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 - $14
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
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 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 - $30
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Schedules at
bstours.rs

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