There are 8 ways to get from Turkey to Romania by plane, bus, train, night train 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 Istanbul to Bucharest Otopeni  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) IST - OTP

$53 - $164

Cheapest option

Night train  •  20 h 53 min

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord Bosphor Express

$31 - $35

6 alternative options

Fly Istanbul to Cluj-Napoca  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) IST - CLJ

$90 - $156

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Bucharest Otopeni  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SAW - OTP

$61 - $201

Bus Metro Plus  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Shumen
  2. Take the bus from Shumen to Bucharest

$39 - $62

Bus, train  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the train from Constanta to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir / ...

$39 - $52

Bus TransEvren  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Bucuresti

$42 - $58

Drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Bucharest 446 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Turkey to Romania is to night train which costs 140 ₺ - 170 ₺ and takes 20 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Turkey to Romania is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs 420 ₺ - 750 ₺.

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The distance between Turkey and Romania is 1146 km. The road distance is 714 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Turkey to Romania, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Turkey and Romania?

Turkish Airlines and Tarom fly from Istanbul to Sector 2 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Bucharest via Shumen, Bucharest, and Gara de Nord in around 13 h 36 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Istanbul to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Shumen
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Shumen to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Simpa Trans
Phone
0743335517
Website
simpatrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Constanta to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
simpatrans.autogari.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Constanta to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Comanto Trans
Phone
+4-021-312.03.45
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Constanta to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
comantotrans.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Constanta to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
fany.ro

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