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There are 7 ways to get from Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) WAW - OTP

$60 - $220

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Train, bus  •  23 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Bohumin Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Brno hl.n. R
  3. Take the bus from Brno to Bucharest

$125 - $191

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  24 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Brno, Brno Hotel Grand 918
  2. Take the bus from Brno to Bucharest

$137 - $214

Train via Budapest-Nyugati  •  29 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Budapest-Nyugati Ic
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szolnok Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Szolnok to Arad Ic
  4. Take the train from Arad to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$85 - $136

Bus Agat  •  31 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Chernivtsi
  2. Take the bus from Chernivci to Suceava
  3. Take the bus from Suceava to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)

Train  •  37 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Lvov
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Chernovcy
  3. Take the train from Chernivtsi to Ployeshty Sud

$80 - $138

Drive  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 738.8 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to train which costs 310 zł - 550 zł and takes 29 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which costs 230 zł - 850 zł and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). However, there are services departing from Warszawa Lotnisko Chopina Airport and arriving at Otopeni Airport via Warsaw, Warsaw West, Brno and Bucuresti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 40 min.

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The distance between Warsaw Airport (WAW) and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 925 km. The road distance is 1182 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) without a car is to train and bus which takes 23 h 38 min and costs 460 zł - 750 zł.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warsaw, Warsaw West station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which takes 1 h 45 min and costs 230 zł - 850 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 500 zł - 800 zł and takes 24 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs 310 zł - 550 zł and takes 29 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Bucharest station.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).
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  • Distance: 578.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Warsaw Airport (WAW), Poland and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), Romania?

LOT, Wizz Air and two other airlines fly from Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) via Warszawa Zachodni, Warsaw, Warsaw West, Brno, Brno Hotel Grand, Brno, Bucharest, and Bucuresti in around 24 h 40 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szolnok to Arad
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Lvov
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chernivtsi to Ployeshty Sud
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Brno to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
13 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Brno to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
14 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
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 Warsaw, Warsaw West to Brno, Brno Hotel Grand
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Agat
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Warszawa to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$36 - $41
Schedules at
agat.eu
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Warsaw to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Chernivci to Suceava
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Hermes
Phone
+4-0745-797.976
Website
hermes.autogari.ro
Bus from Suceava to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
hermes.autogari.ro

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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1 h ahead of Warsaw Airport (WAW). It is currently 12:55 AM in Warsaw Airport (WAW) and 1:55 AM in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1182 km. It takes approximately 17 h 32 min to drive from Warsaw Airport (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

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Wizz Air, CSA, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Warsaw Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1909+ hotels available in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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