There are 4 ways to get from Ploieşti to Bucharest by train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  55 min

  1. Regional

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h

$3 - $13

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. 47.5 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  59 min

  1. 47.5 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Ploieşti, Romania and Bucharest, Romania?

Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Ploieşti to Bucharest hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Sir Trans operates a bus from Ploieşti to Bucharest hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Sir Trans
Phone
+4-021-316.42.21
Website
sirtrans.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
sirtrans.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploieşti to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Ploiești to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Ploieşti to București
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
fany.ro
Alexa Trans
Phone
0263 215 521
Email
alexa.trans@yahoo.com
Website
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Ploieşti to Bucharest Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro
Other operators
Taxi from Ploieşti to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ploieşti and Bucharest is 58 km. The road distance is 76 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ploieşti to Bucharest is to train which costs $2 - $4 and takes 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Ploieşti to Bucharest is to train which takes 55 min and costs $2 - $4.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ploiesti Sud and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ploiesti and arriving at Bucuresti. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

The train from Ploiesti Sud to Bucuresti Nord Gara A takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.