There are 6 ways to get from Pristina to Bucharest by bus, train, night bus, night train, 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.

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Bus  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Pristina to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret

$33 - $63

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Train, bus  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Pristina to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret

$26 - $53

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Train, bus, night bus  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Pristina to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Pleven 462
  4. Take the night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari

$34 - $49

Train, bus, night train  •  18 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Pristina to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462
  4. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord

$28 - $35

Drive  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Pristina to Bucharest 378.1 miles

$60 - $90

Fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) PRN - OTP

$78 - $249

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The cheapest way to get from Pristina to Bucharest is to train and bus and night train which costs $27 - $35 and takes 18 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pristina to Bucharest is to fly which costs $75 - $250 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pristina to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Pristina and arriving at Bucharest - Gară Filaret via Skopje and Sofia - Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

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The distance between Pristina and Bucharest is 443 km. The road distance is 605 km.

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The best way to get from Pristina to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 40 min and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 14 h 40 min to get from Pristina to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Pristina to Bucharest bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Pristina station.

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The best way to get from Pristina to Bucharest is to bus which takes 14 h 40 min and costs $30 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $75 - $250 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pristina Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Pristina to Bucharest bus services, operated by ETAP Group, arrive at Bucharest - Gară Filaret station.

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Map of how to get from Pristina to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 277.1 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 40 min

What companies run services between Pristina, Kosovo and Bucharest, Romania?

You can take a bus from Pristina to Bucharest via Skopje, Sofia, and Sofia - Central Bus Station in around 14 h 40 min. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines fly from Pristina to Bucharest every 4 hours.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Pristina to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Pristina to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Pristina to Bucharest Otopeni via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Pristina to Bucharest Otopeni via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pristina to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Pristina to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Train operators
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Pristina to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Pristina to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Aurora Tours
Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Pristina to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.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
Night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Pristina. It is currently 1:13 AM in Pristina and 2:13 AM in Bucharest.

Yes, the driving distance between Pristina to Bucharest is 605 km. It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to drive from Pristina to Bucharest.

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Lufthansa, Germania, Tarom and four other airlines offer flights from Pristina Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1889+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pristina to Pristina Airport is to drive which takes 17 min and costs .

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