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There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Bucharest by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Venice Treviso  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) TSF - OTP

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Bus  •  22h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Stazione Mestre to Bucureşti

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Fly from Venice  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) VCE - OTP

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BLQ - OTP

Bus via Padova  •  21h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Padova to Bucureşti - Militari

Bus #2  •  26h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Stazione Mestre to Bucharest 1922

Train  •  28h 34m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Wien Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Ir

Drive  •  15h 15m

  1. Drive from Venice to Bucharest 1382.8 km

Venice to Bucharest by train

7 Weekly Trains
28h 34m Average Duration
$173 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Bucharest is to bus which costs €60 - €120 and takes 22h 27m.

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The fastest way to get from Venice to Bucharest is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs €110 - €180.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Bucuresti Nord via Wien Hbf and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 34m.

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The distance between Venice and Bucharest is 1089 km. The road distance is 1382.8 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Bucharest without a car is to bus via Padova which takes 21h 32m and costs €85 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Venice to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Venice to Bucharest train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Bucharest is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs €110 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus via Padova, which costs €85 - €130 and takes 21h 32m, you could also train, which costs €150 - €260 and takes 28h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Venice Treviso Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Bucharest is 1h ahead of Venice. It is currently 5:16 AM in Venice and 6:16 AM in Bucharest.

Map of how to get from Venice to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 1088.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

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

Ulendo Airlink and Ryanair fly from Venice to Bucharest twice daily. Alternatively, Amring operates a bus from Padova to Bucureşti - Militari once a week. Tickets cost $75 - $100 and the journey takes 19h 45m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Flights from Venice Treviso to Bucharest Otopeni via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Naples
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Ulendo Airlink
Website
flyulendo.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $140
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni via Tirana
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$24 - $160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $210
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $60
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
$16 - $23
Base Standard
$35 - $50
Base Premium
$40 - $60
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 06 8937 1892
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
$18 - $25
Smart Low Cost
$14 - $18
Smart Flex
$35 - $50
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
$22 - $24
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Website
https://regiojet.com/
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$32 - $37
Bus operators
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Padova to Bucureşti - Militari
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Stazione Mestre to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
21h 16m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Stazione Mestre to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stazione Mestre to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Venice to Bucharest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Bucharest is 1383 km. It takes approximately 15h 15m to drive from Venice to Bucharest.

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Ulendo Airlink and Ryanair offer flights from Venice Treviso Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 4140+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Treviso Airport is to shuttle which takes 25 min and costs €25 - €55.

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