There are 6 ways to get from Odessa to Bucharest by train, 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

Train  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Regional

$46 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus Ukraine buses  •  12 h 30 min

$10 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus Maximov Tours  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Odessa-Varna-Sofia

$39 - $47

Drive  •  7 h 47 min

  1. 341.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly from Odesa  •  7 h 39 min

  1. ODS - OTP

$141 - $282

Train to Chisinau, fly  •  8 h 44 min

  1. KIV - OTP

$58 - $123

What companies run services between Odessa, Ukraine and Bucharest, Romania?

You can take a train from Odessa to Bucharest via Izmail and Tulcea Oras in around 16 h 24 min. Alternatively, Ukraine buses operates a bus from Odessa to Bucharest twice a week. Tickets cost $10 - $27 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Odesa to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Odesa to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $180
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Odesa to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Odesa to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Odesa to Bucharest Otopeni via Ankara, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odessa Gl. to Izmail
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Odessa Gl. to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Odessa Privoz to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Brăila
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Brăila to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Odessa and Bucharest is 426 km. The road distance is 547 km.

The cheapest way to get from Odessa to Bucharest is to bus which costs 280 ₴ - 700 ₴ and takes 12 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Odessa to Bucharest is to fly which takes 7 h 39 min and costs 3 600 ₴ - 7 500 ₴.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Odessa Privoz and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 16 h 24 min to get from Odessa to Bucharest, including transfers.