There are 6 ways to get from Slovakia to Bucharest by bus, plane, 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

Bus, fly  •  5 h 9 min

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

$64 - $208

Cheapest option

Train via Budapest-Keleti  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Keleti Eurocity
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Intercity / ...

$40 - $70

4 alternative options

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Bucharest

$50 - $80

Bus Omega Group  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Bucureşti

$91 - $124

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  22 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Hegyeshalom to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$104 - $167

Drive  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Bucharest 645 miles

$130 - $190

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 14 min. Avtoekspres also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Bucharest via Budapest-Keleti in around 18 h 22 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, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
slovakrail.sk
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hegyeshalom to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
18 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
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 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bratislava to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bratislava to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
omega-group84.com

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Slovakia to Bucharest is to train which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 18 h 22 min.

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

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 Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 22 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 14 min.

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