There are 4 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Bucharest by plane, bus 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  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SKG - OTP

$53 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus ETAP Group  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret

$37 - $60

2 alternative options

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Bucharest Simeonidis

$40 - $60

Drive  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Bucharest 426.7 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Bucharest is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 13 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Bucharest is to fly which costs 45€ - 130€ and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Bucharest is 495 km. The road distance is 682.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Thessaloniki to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Bucharest, Romania?

Tarom, Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Bucharest twice daily. Alternatively, Simeonidis Tours operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Bucharest 5 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 11 h 8 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Thessaloniki to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Bus operators
Simeonidis Tours
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com

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