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There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Romania by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Iasi

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Iasi (IAS)

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Bus via Erdberg

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Bucuresti

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni

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

Fly to Cluj-Napoca

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ)

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Bucharest

Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord

Drive

  1. Drive from Vienna to Bucharest

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Romania is to bus via Erdberg which costs €17 - €55 and takes 23h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Romania is to fly which costs €60 - €300 and takes 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Romania. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Piata Unirii via Budapest-Keleti and Gara de Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 18m.

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The distance between Vienna and Romania is 676 km. The road distance is 1062.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Romania without a car is to bus which takes 11h 12m and costs €55 - €75.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Vienna to Romania, including transfers.

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Vienna to Romania train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Romania is to fly which takes 3h 50m and costs €60 - €300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 11h 12m, you could also train, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 19h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Iasi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Romania is 1h ahead of Vienna. It is currently 5:06 PM in Vienna and 6:06 PM in Romania.

Map of how to get from Vienna to Romania.
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  • Distance: 675.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 50m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Romania?

Austrian Airlines flies from Vienna to Iași once daily. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Vienna to Bucharest twice a week, and the journey takes 10h 56m. SC Latino Expres S.R.L. also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Iasi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Iasi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Flights from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Train operators
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $19
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$18 - $24
1st Class
$45 - $55
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$65 - $75
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Vienna to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
10h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Wien to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
21h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Vienna to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro

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Vienna to Romania train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Romania is 1062 km. It takes approximately 11h 21m to drive from Vienna to Romania.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Iasi Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Romania. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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