There are 8 ways to get from Vienna 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.

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  4 h 43 min

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

$75 - $216

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Bus Maxibus Travel  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Bucharest

$1

6 alternative options

Fly to Iasi  •  4 h 1 min

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

$123 - $293

Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  3 h 46 min

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

$107 - $398

Train  •  19 h 39 min

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

$118 - $168

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 54 min

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

$64 - $114

EuroNight  •  19 h 39 min

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

$44 - $64

Drive  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Bucharest 671.6 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Romania is to bus which costs 1€ and takes 11 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Romania is to fly which costs 90€ - 340€ and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Romania is 676 km. The road distance is 1074.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Romania without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 12 min and costs 1€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Vienna to Romania, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Romania is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 60€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ and takes 11 h 12 min, you could also train, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 19 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Romania is 1 h ahead of Vienna. It is currently 4:19 PM in Vienna and 5:19 PM in Romania.

Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Romania is 1075 km. It takes approximately 11 h 33 min to drive from Vienna to Romania.

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Croatia Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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  • Distance: 422.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Romania?

Tarom, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Vienna to Sector 2 every 3 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
Flights from Vienna to Iasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
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
Flights from Vienna to Iasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
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
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Vienna to Bucharest Otopeni via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $180
Train operators
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
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

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.

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Contact Details
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 week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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