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There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Bucharest by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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 Southampton  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SOU - OTP

$153 - $588

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Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LTN - OTP

$79 - $397

9 alternative options

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LHR - OTP

$125 - $507

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LGW - OTP

$85 - $473

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) STN - OTP

$96 - $475

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BHX - OTP

$128 - $411

Train, bus Maxibus Travel  •  32h 26m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest

Train, bus and ferry  •  43h 18m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Wembley Park to Bucharest

$110 - $156

Train, bus UBB Turistic  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to București

$95 - $138

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  28h 51m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  7. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Bucharest

$606 - $815

Drive, car ferry  •  26h 28m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bucharest

$377 - $552

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Bucharest is to train and bus which costs £70 - £110 and takes 2 days 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Bucharest is to train and fly which costs £65 - £370 and takes 7h 38m.

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The distance between Southampton and Bucharest is 1354 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Bucharest without a car is to train and bus which takes 32h 26m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 19m to get from Southampton to Bucharest, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 15m and has one stopover.

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Bucharest is 2h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 7:00 PM in Southampton and 9:00 PM in Bucharest.

Air France, KLM, Tarom and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 2016+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 1354.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 19m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Bucharest, Romania?

KLM, Flybe and two other airlines fly from Southampton to Bucharest 5 times a day.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from London Stansted to Bucharest Otopeni via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Southampton to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from London Luton to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Birmingham to Bucharest Otopeni via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from London Wembley Park to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
40h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
UBB Turistic
Phone
0040 744 274 274
Email
rezervari@ubbturistic.ro
Website
ubbturistic.ro
Bus from London to București
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
Ferry operators

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