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.

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Fly from Ljubljana  •  5 h 52 min

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

$147 - $536

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Fly from Trieste  •  7 h 33 min

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

$59 - $289

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Fly from Zagreb  •  7 h 32 min

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

$157 - $704

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 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1922

$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 Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$177 - $294

Drive  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Bucharest 777.2 miles

$180 - $270

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

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

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Trieste and Bucharest is 977 km. The road distance is 1243.4 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 11 min and costs 70€ - 85€.

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

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Trieste to Bucharest bus services, operated by Brianna Tour, depart from Trieste station.

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Trieste to Bucharest train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Trieste Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs 120€ - 460€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 85€ and takes 21 h 11 min, you could also train, which costs 150€ - 250€ and takes 28 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 610.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.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 Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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
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 Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Zagreb to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Venice Treviso to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
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
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Trieste to Bucharest Otopeni via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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
Every day
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

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
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
Train from Udine to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Udine to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Trieste to Bucharest bus services, operated by Brianna Tour, arrive at Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Trieste. It is currently 10:51 PM in Trieste and 11:51 PM in Bucharest.

Trieste to Bucharest train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Bucharest is 1243 km. It takes approximately 13 h 52 min to drive from Trieste to Bucharest.

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Lufthansa, Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and Adria Airways offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1889+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 8 min and costs 30€ - 180€.

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