There are 8 ways to get from Romania to Greece 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 Bucharest Otopeni to Athens  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Athens (ATH) OTP - ATH

$37 - $152

7 alternative options

Fly Iasi to Thessaloniki  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Iasi (IAS) to Thessaloniki (SKG) IAS - SKG

$43 - $231

Fly Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) OTP - SKG

$54 - $145

Train, bus to Belgrade, fly to Thessaloniki  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Stamora Moravita
  2. Take the bus from Vršac to Belgrade
  3. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BEG - SKG

$95 - $222

Bus, train  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Thessaloniki Simeonidis
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Athens Θεσσαλονίκη - Αθήνα

$69 - $102

Train, bus  •  21 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Stara Zagora
  3. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Athens

$53 - $93

Bus  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven 980
  2. Take the bus from Pleven to Athens

$91 - $101

Drive  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Athens 739 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The distance between Romania and Greece is 808 km. The road distance is 1182.4 km.

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The best way to get from Romania to Greece without a car is to bus and train which takes 17 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Romania to Greece, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Romania to Greece is to fly which takes 5 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Romania to Greece is 1182 km. It takes approximately 13 h 12 min to drive from Romania to Greece.

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Wizz Air, Ryanair, Tarom and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Romania to Greece.
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  • Distance: 505 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Romania and Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Tarom and two other airlines fly from Sector 2 to Athens 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Athens via Păcii, Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari, and Pleven in around 21 h 12 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $160
Flights from Iasi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Stamora Moravita
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Stup Vrsac
Simeonidis Tours
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Ruse to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Ruse to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
valeross.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Athens
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$71 - $75
Schedules at
iliastravel.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 Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Pleven to Athens
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
tourist-service.com

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