There are 8 ways to get from Niš to Bucharest by bus, train, night train, 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, train  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Niteks to Kladovo
  2. Take the train from Drobeta Turnu Severin to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Intercity / ...

$25 - $34

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Palilulska pijaca to Dimitrovgrad
  2. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia 491
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462
  4. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord

$20 - $32

6 alternative options

Bus ETAP Group  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest

$26 - $38

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 980

$35 - $56

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

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

$25 - $50

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Niš to Bucharest 297 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Belgrade, fly  •  8 h 36 min

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

$87 - $261

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

$64 - $260

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

You can take a bus from Niš to Bucharest via Sofia, Sofia - Central Bus Station, and Ruse in around 11 h 10 min.

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
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Drobeta Turnu Severin to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Palilulska pijaca to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $6
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $6
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niteks to Kladovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
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 - $16
Schedules at
matpu.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$12 - $35
Schedules at
bstours.rs

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Niš and Bucharest is 359 km. The road distance is 475 km.

The cheapest way to get from Niš to Bucharest is to train and night train which costs RSD 1800 - RSD 3100 and takes 17 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Niš to Bucharest is to drive which takes 6 h 41 min and costs RSD 5000 - RSD 7500.

No, there is no direct train from Niš to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Palilulska pijaca and arriving at Gara Bucureşti Nord via Dimitrovgrad, Sofia and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 15 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Niš to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Niš and arriving at Bucharest via Sofia - Central Bus Station and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 47 min to get from Niš to Bucharest, including transfers.