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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Bucharest by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly from Paris CDG  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) CDG - OTP

$93 - $224

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Train to Beauvais, fly  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Beauvais-Gare-SNCF
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BVA - OTP

$77 - $270

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BRU - OTP

$151 - $335

Train, bus  •  27h 46m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North Station to Bucharest

Train  •  31h 54m

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov Ic
  4. Take the train from Brasov to Bucuresti Nord Gara A R / ...

$329 - $479

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  32h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Lyon to Bucharest

Bus FlixBus  •  36h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1923

$138 - $225

Drive, train  •  25h 39m

  1. Drive from Paris to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Bucharest

$355 - $544

Drive  •  22h 29m

  1. Drive from Paris to Bucharest 1448.5 miles

$310 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Bucharest is to fly which costs 80€ - 200€ and takes 6h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Bucharest is to fly which costs 80€ - 200€ and takes 6h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gare de Lyon and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 32h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Paris Est and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Stuttgart Hbf, Budapest-Keleti and Brasov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 54m.

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The distance between Paris and Bucharest is 1870 km. The road distance is 2317.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Bucharest without a car is to train and bus which takes 27h 46m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Paris to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Paris to Bucharest bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from Gare de Lyon station.

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Paris to Bucharest train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Bucharest is to fly which takes 6h 22m and costs 80€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 280€ - 420€ and takes 31h 54m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 32h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 1169 miles
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Bucharest, Romania?

Air France, Tarom and nine other airlines fly from Paris to Bucharest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Bucharest via Stuttgart Hbf, Budapest-Keleti, and Brasov in around 31h 54m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Beauvais to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Beauvais-Gare-SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Brussels-North Station to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Gare de Lyon to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
32h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Paris to Bucharest bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Bucharest station.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Paris. It is currently 8:16 PM in Paris and 9:16 PM in Bucharest.

Paris 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 Paris to Bucharest is 2318 km. It takes approximately 22h 29m to drive from Paris to Bucharest.

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Blue Air, Austrian Airlines, Tarom and five other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG 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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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38m and costs 10€.

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