There are 8 ways to get from Romania to Greece by plane, bus, train 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

$38 - $153

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Fly Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki  •  5 h 45 min

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

$55 - $146

Fly Cluj-Napoca to Athens  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Athens (ATH) CLJ - ATH

$54 - $385

Fly Iasi to Thessaloniki  •  2 h 53 min

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

$43 - $231

Bus Tourist Service Holding AD  •  20 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Athens

$84 - $85

Train, bus  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Belo pole
  4. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα

$57 - $82

Bus EAAA  •  26 h 18 min

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

$61 - $90

Drive  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Athens 739 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Romania to Greece is to fly which costs $35 - $160 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romania to Greece is to fly which costs $40 - $240 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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

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

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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 Gara de Nord, Bucharest, and Ruse in around 20 h 26 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
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
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
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $160
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Iasi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
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)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Belo pole
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Αθήνα
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Ruse to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Pleven to Athens
Ave. Duration
19 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $18
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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