There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Bucharest 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.

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Fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) VIE - OTP

$74 - $215

Cheapest option

EuroNight  •  19 h 23 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord Dacia

$40 - $65

4 alternative options

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Bucharest

Train  •  19 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$110 - $170

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1929 / ...

$64 - $114

Drive  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Bucharest 671.6 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Bucharest is to EuroNight which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 19 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Bucharest is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 60€ - 190€.

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The distance between Vienna and Bucharest is 856 km. The road distance is 1075 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Vienna to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 19 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Bucharest, Romania?

Tarom, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Vienna to Bucharest every 4 hours. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Vienna to Bucharest 6 times a week, and the journey takes 10 h 56 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Vienna to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
10 h 56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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