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There are 8 ways to get from Novi Sad to Bucharest by bus, train, night train, car, shuttle 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.

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Bus via Drobeta-Turnu Severin  •  15h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Petrovaradin to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Kladovo
  3. Take the bus from Drobeta-Turnu Severin to Bucuresti - Autogara Militari

$32 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus, bus to Timisoara, fly  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Banatski Sokolac
  2. Take the bus from Denta to Timişoara
  3. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) TSR - OTP

$25 - $106

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Bus FlixBus  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Szeged 603 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1926

$45 - $78

Bus, train  •  18h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Szeged 603 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Arad, Arad 962
  3. Take the train from Arad to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$36 - $57

Train  •  23h 50m

  1. Take the train from Novi Sad to Kiskunhalas D
  2. Take the train from Kiskunhalas to Kiskunfelegyhaza D / ...
  3. Take the train from Kiskunfelegyhaza to Cegled Ic
  4. Take the train from Szolnok to Arad Ic
  5. Take the train from Arad to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$56 - $87

Bus, night train  •  18h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Novi Sad to Szeged 603 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Arad, Arad 962
  3. Take the night train from Arad to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D / ...

$36 - $57

Drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Novi Sad to Bucharest 449.1 miles

$80 - $120

Shuttle to Belgrade, fly  •  6h 27m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Novi Sad to Belgrade
  2. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BEG - OTP

$71 - $221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Novi Sad to Bucharest is to bus which costs RSD 3200 - RSD 3700 and takes 15h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Novi Sad to Bucharest is to shuttle and fly which costs RSD 7000 - RSD 23000 and takes 6h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Novi Sad to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Novi Sad and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Kiskunhalas, Kiskunfelegyhaza, Cegled, Szolnok and Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 50m.

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The distance between Novi Sad and Bucharest is 502 km. The road distance is 718.6 km.

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The best way to get from Novi Sad to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 17h 55m and costs RSD 4600 - RSD 8000.

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It takes approximately 15h 46m to get from Novi Sad to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Novi Sad to Bucharest train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), depart from Novi Sad station.

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The best way to get from Novi Sad to Bucharest is to bus which takes 15h 46m and costs RSD 3200 - RSD 3700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RSD 5500 - RSD 9000 and takes 23h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Novi Sad. It is currently 7:16 AM in Novi Sad and 8:16 AM in Bucharest.

Map of how to get from Novi Sad to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 314.1 miles
  • Duration: 15h 46m

What companies run services between Novi Sad, Serbia and Bucharest, Romania?

You can take a bus from Novi Sad to Bucharest via Železnička stanica, Petrovaradin, Belgrade, Kladovo, Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Bucuresti - Autogara Militari, and Păcii in around 15h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Novi Sad to Bucharest via Kiskunhalas, Kiskunfelegyhaza, Cegled, Szolnok, and Arad in around 23h 50m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $150
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kiskunhalas to Kiskunfelegyhaza
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kiskunfelegyhaza to Cegled
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szolnok to Arad
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara Arad to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Dunavprevoz D.O.O.
Arriva Srbija
Phone
012 538400
Email
predstavnistvo.bas@arriva.rs
Website
arriva.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Kladovo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.rs
Alpha Star Impex
Website
alfastarimpex.ro
Bus from Drobeta-Turnu Severin to Bucuresti - Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
alfastarimpex.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Szeged to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Szeged to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Novi Sad to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
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Novi Sad to Bucharest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Novi Sad to Bucharest is 719 km. It takes approximately 9h 4m to drive from Novi Sad to Bucharest.

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

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There are 2016+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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