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There are 9 ways to get from Salzburg to Bucharest by plane, train, bus, night 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 from Salzburg  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SZG - OTP

$133 - $490

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Train, bus Mayer & Mayer Reisen  •  27 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf Wb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Linz to Bucuresti

$27 - $104

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Train to Munich, fly  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) MUC - OTP

$103 - $294

Train to Vienna, fly  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) VIE - OTP

$105 - $270

Train, bus Maxibus Travel  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) Wb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna to Bucharest

$67 - $155

Bus  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1929

$80 - $131

Train  •  23 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov Ic
  3. Take the train from Brasov to Bucuresti Nord Gara A R / ...

$127 - $192

Train, EuroNight  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) Wb / ...
  2. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord Dacia

$47 - $130

Drive  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Bucharest 861.2 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Bucharest is to train and bus which costs 23€ - 95€ and takes 27 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Bucharest is to fly which costs 110€ - 430€ and takes 6 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Budapest-Keleti and Brasov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 35 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Bucharest is 1073 km. The road distance is 1377.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Bucharest without a car is to train and bus which takes 14 h 26 min and costs 55€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Salzburg to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Bucharest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Bucharest is to fly which takes 6 h 41 min and costs 110€ - 430€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 22 h 57 min, you could also train, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 23 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Salzburg. It is currently 9:53 PM in Salzburg and 10:53 PM in Bucharest.

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  • Distance: 670.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Bucharest, Romania?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Salzburg to Bucharest every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Salzburg to Bucharest 4 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 22 h 40 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Salzburg to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bucharest Otopeni via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni via Iasi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna central station, train
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz central station, Train
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1-2
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $9
Business
$16 - $18
Premium
$26 - $35
Romanian Railways (CFR)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Linz, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Vienna to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
10 h 56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Wien to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
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 Salzburg, Salzburg South to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Linz to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $70
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro

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Salzburg 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 Salzburg to Bucharest is 1378 km. It takes approximately 14 h 16 min to drive from Salzburg to Bucharest.

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Lufthansa, Eurowings, Blue Air and five other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1940+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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