There are 5 ways to get from Slovakia to Bucharest by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus, fly  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) VIE - OTP

$64 - $208

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Bus Maxibus Travel  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Bucharest

$65 - $140

Bus Amring  •  17 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Bucureşti - Militari

$85 - $108

Train  •  21 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Wien Hbf Rex
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$121 - $186

Drive  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Bucharest 645 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Slovakia to Bucharest is to bus which costs 70€ - 95€ and takes 17 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Slovakia to Bucharest is to bus and fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Slovakia to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 28 min.

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The distance between Slovakia and Bucharest is 698 km. The road distance is 1032 km.

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The best way to get from Slovakia to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 38 min and costs 55€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Slovakia to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Slovakia to Bucharest bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from Bratislava station.

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Slovakia to Bucharest train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The best way to get from Slovakia to Bucharest is to bus which takes 11 h 38 min and costs 55€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 21 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Slovakia to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 436.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Slovakia and Bucharest, Romania?

Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Bratislava to Bucharest twice a week, and the journey takes 11 h 38 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Bucharest via Wien Hbf in around 21 h 28 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
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 to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bratislava to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bratislava to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
12 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bratislava to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
20 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Bratislava to Bucureşti - Militari
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Slovakia to Bucharest bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Bucharest station.

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Slovakia. It is currently 11:40 PM in Slovakia and 12:40 AM in Bucharest.

Slovakia to Bucharest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Slovakia to Bucharest is 1032 km. It takes approximately 11 h 10 min to drive from Slovakia to Bucharest.

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Croatia Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna 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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