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

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Fly  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) TSR - OTP

$12 - $88

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Bus Viitorul Transport  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Timişoara to Bucharest

$19 - $29

Train  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Simeria Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Simeria to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D / ...

$23 - $35

Bus Dacos  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Timişoara to Râmnicu Vâlcea
  2. Take the bus from Râmnicu Vâlcea to Bucuresti

$25 - $33

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Timișoara to Bucharest 343.1 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Timișoara to Bucharest is to bus which costs $19 - $29 and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Timișoara to Bucharest is to fly which costs $11 - $90 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Timişoara and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Timișoara to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Timisoara Nord and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Simeria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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The distance between Timișoara and Bucharest is 410 km. The road distance is 549 km.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 20 min and costs $19 - $29.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Timișoara to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Timișoara to Bucharest bus services, operated by Viitorul Transport, depart from Timişoara station.

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Timișoara to Bucharest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Timisoara Nord station.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Bucharest is to fly which takes 3 h 14 min and costs $11 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $29 and takes 11 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs $22 - $35 and takes 12 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Timișoara to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 256.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Timișoara, Romania and Bucharest, Romania?

Tarom and Ryanair fly from Timișoara to Bucharest every 4 hours. Alternatively, Viitorul Transport operates a bus from Timișoara to Bucharest once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $29 and the journey takes 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Timisoara to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $150
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Simeria
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Simeria to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Viitorul Transport
Phone
0755.107.554
Email
scviitorul@yahoo.com
Website
viitorultransport.com
Bus from Timişoara to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
viitorultransport.com
Dacos
Phone
(0250) 747-41
Email
secretariat@dacos.com.ro
Website
dacos.com.ro
Bus from Timişoara to Râmnicu Vâlcea
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro
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The quickest flight from Timisoara Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Timișoara to Bucharest bus services, operated by Viitorul Transport, arrive at Bucharest station.

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Timișoara to Bucharest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Timișoara to Bucharest is 549 km. It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to drive from Timișoara to Bucharest.

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Ryanair and Tarom offer flights from Timisoara 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 Timișoara to Timisoara Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs $1.

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