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There are 11 ways to get from Sweden to Romania by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) CPH - OTP

$62 - $256

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Fly Copenhagen to Timisoara  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Timisoara (TSR) CPH - TSR

$51 - $184

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Fly Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) ARN - OTP

$96 - $407

Fly Malmo to Bucharest Otopeni  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) MMX - OTP

$276 - $317

Fly Malmo to Cluj-Napoca  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) MMX - CLJ

$149 - $431

Train via Linz  •  43h 43m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Harburg to Linz Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rjx
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Ir

$327 - $568

Train  •  45h 14m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Ir

$201 - $315

Bus  •  47h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal Stockholm - Bucuresti

$153 - $174

Bus via Ploieşti  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Ploieşti
  2. Take the bus from Ploieşti to Bucharest

Bus #2  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Bucuresti

$125 - $147

Drive  •  29h 53m

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Bucharest 3098.3 km

$430 - $650

Sweden → Romania
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International entry into Romania from Sweden

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Romania from Sweden

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 8
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Uruguay, Bermuda, Curaçao, Cyprus, Turkey, Bahrain, Sweden, Puerto Rico, Andorra, San Marino, France, Croatia, Argentina, Poland, Hungary, Serbia, North Macedonia, Aruba, Estonia, Netherlands, Slovenia, Seychelles, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Lithuania, Jordan, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Cabo Verde, Kuwait, Czech Republic, Qatar, Lebanon, Brazil, Ukraine, Kosovo, Belgium, Paraguay, Luxembourg, Colombia, Armenia, Austria, Latvia, Greece, Mongolia, Iran, Liechtenstein, Peru, Italy, Oman, Maldives, Germany, Canada, Switzerland, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Georgia, Azerbaijan, United States, Costa Rica, South Africa and India
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 8
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Romania

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from Sweden

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Romania from Sweden.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Romania is 800 800 358.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Romania is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Romania is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 800 358.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Sweden from Romania.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Sweden to Romania is to fly which costs 420 kr - 1600 kr and takes 7h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Sweden to Romania is to fly. Taking this option will cost 1200 kr - 3600 kr and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sweden station to Romania. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at Piata Unirii via Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Harburg, Linz Hbf, Budapest-Keleti and Gara de Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 43m.

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The distance between Sweden and Romania is 1664 km. The road distance is 3098.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sweden to Romania without a car is to train via Linz which takes 43h 43m and costs 2700 kr - 4800 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Sweden to Romania, including transfers.

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Sweden to Romania train services, operated by Snälltåget, depart from Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Sweden to Romania is to fly which takes 5h 47m and costs 500 kr - 2200 kr. Alternatively, you can train via Linz, which costs 2700 kr - 4800 kr and takes 43h 43m, you could also bus, which costs 1200 kr - 1500 kr and takes 47h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Romania is 1h ahead of Sweden. It is currently 6:40 AM in Sweden and 7:40 AM in Romania.

Map of how to get from Sweden to Romania.
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  • Distance: 1664 km
  • Duration: 5h 47m

What companies run services between Sweden and Romania?

Wizz Air, Scandinavian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Malmö to Sector 2 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stockholm to Bucharest via Hamburg Hbf, Harburg, Hamburg-Harburg, Linz Hbf, Budapest-Keleti, Bucuresti Nord, and Gara de Nord in around 43h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Flights from Copenhagen to Timisoara via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Timisoara via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Copenhagen to Timisoara via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Malmo to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Malmo to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Malmo to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $110
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $120
Flights from Copenhagen to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Copenhagen to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Copenhagen to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Train operators
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
Snälltåget
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Harburg to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
47h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
Comati PSG
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Stockholm to Ploieşti
Ave. Duration
47h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploieşti to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
comantotrans.autogari.ro
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Sweden to Romania train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sweden to Romania is 3098 km. It takes approximately 29h 53m to drive from Sweden to Romania.

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Wizz Air, Scandinavian Airlines, Blue Air and four other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Romania. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sweden to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs 80 kr - 120 kr.

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