There are 8 ways to get from Trieste to Bucharest by plane, train, 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 from Ljubljana  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LJU - OTP

$148 - $536

Cheapest option

Fly from Trieste  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) TRS - OTP

$61 - $293

6 alternative options

Fly from Zagreb  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) ZAG - OTP

$157 - $706

Train to Venice Treviso, fly  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) TSF - OTP

$66 - $201

Bus Brianna Tour  •  21 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Bucuresti

$80 - $100

Bus FlixBus  •  23 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1928

$83 - $136

Train  •  28 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Udine Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Udine to Wien HBF Ec
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$192 - $294

Drive  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Bucharest 777.2 miles

$180 - $270

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Bucharest, Romania?

Adria Airways, Air Serbia and two other airlines fly from Trieste to Bucharest 4 times a day. Alternatively, Brianna Tour operates a bus from Trieste to Bucharest once a week. Tickets cost $80 - $100 and the journey takes 21 h 11 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Flights from Zagreb to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $220
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Bucharest Otopeni via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Trieste Centrale to Udine
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $15
Trenitalia Eurocity
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
23 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Trieste and Bucharest is 977 km. The road distance is 1243 km.

The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Bucharest is to bus which costs 70€ - 85€ and takes 21 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Trieste to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs 120€ - 460€.

No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Udine and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 20 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste and arriving at Bucuresti. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 21 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Trieste to Bucharest, including transfers.