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There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Bucharest by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) PRG - OTP

$68 - $204

5 alternative options

Bus Omega Group  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Praga to Bucureşti

$110 - $160

Bus FlixBus  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Main station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1926

$80 - $131

Train  •  25 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien 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 / ...

$105 - $163

Train, night train  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$132 - $203

Drive  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Bucharest 849.4 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bucharest is to fly which costs 1 500 Kč - 4 600 Kč and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Bucharest is to fly which costs 1 500 Kč - 4 600 Kč and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Praga and arriving at Bucureşti. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Wien Hbf, Budapest-Keleti and Brasov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 50 min.

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The distance between Prague and Bucharest is 1081 km. The road distance is 1359.1 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 20 min and costs 2 600 Kč - 3 600 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Prague to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Prague to Bucharest bus services, operated by Omega Group, depart from Praga station.

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Prague to Bucharest train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs 1 500 Kč - 4 600 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2 600 Kč - 3 600 Kč and takes 21 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs 2 300 Kč - 3 700 Kč and takes 25 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 675.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Bucharest, Romania?

Tarom, CSA and four other airlines fly from Prague to Bucharest every 4 hours. Alternatively, Omega Group operates a bus from Prague to Bucharest once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 21 h 20 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Praga to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
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 Prague, Prague Main station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Prague to Bucharest bus services, operated by Omega Group, arrive at Bucureşti station.

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Prague. It is currently 10:01 AM in Prague and 11:01 AM in Bucharest.

Prague 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 Prague to Bucharest is 1359 km. It takes approximately 14 h 10 min to drive from Prague to Bucharest.

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CSA, Hainan, Tarom and three other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1903+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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