There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Salzburg  •  6 h 26 min

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

$133 - $490

Cheapest option

Train, EuroNight  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna K485 / ...
  2. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord Dacia

$77 - $140

6 alternative options

Train to Munich, fly  •  7 h 33 min

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

$107 - $298

Train to Vienna, fly  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) VIE - OTP

$100 - $251

Train, bus  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz Hbf K485 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Linz to Bucharest

Night train, bus  •  22 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf En
  2. Take the bus from Linz to Bucharest

$91 - $133

Train  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna K485 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$152 - $250

Drive  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Bucharest 861.2 miles

$150 - $230

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

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and six other airlines fly from Salzburg to Bucharest hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salzburg to Bucharest via Vienna, Vienna and Wien Hbf in around 22 h 53 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Salzburg to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
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
6 h 23 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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Linz, Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Schedules at
westbahn.at
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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
$45 - $70
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Linz to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Linz to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
20 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Salzburg to Bucharest?

The distance between Salzburg and Bucharest is 1073 km. The road distance is 1378 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Bucharest?

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Bucharest is to train and EuroNight which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 22 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Salzburg to Bucharest?

The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Bucharest is to fly which takes 6 h 26 min and costs 100€ - 400€.

Is there a direct train between Salzburg and Bucharest?

No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Salzburg, Salzburg and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Salzburg to Bucharest?

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Salzburg to Bucharest, including transfers.