There are 6 ways to get from Warsaw to Bucharest by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 9 min

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

$62 - $228

Cheapest option

Bus Agat  •  30 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Czerniowce Kołobrzeg
  2. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Bucharest

$48 - $66

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines HU  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Budapest Népliget 910
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Bucharest

$153 - $168

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  27 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$135 - $207

Train  •  34 h 42 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 Bucharest - Gara de Nord

$85 - $137

Drive  •  17 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Bucharest 736 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Bucharest is to bus which costs 170 zł - 250 zł and takes 30 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Bucharest is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs 230 zł - 850 zł.

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The distance between Warsaw and Bucharest is 945 km. The road distance is 1178 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Warsaw to Bucharest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Bucharest via Warszawa Zachodnia and Budapest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Bucharest, Romania?

LOT, Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines fly from Warsaw to Bucharest every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Bucharest via Dw. Zachodni 02, Warszawa Zachodnia, Budapest Népliget, and Budapest in around 22 h 33 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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
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
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Lvov
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chernivtsi to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
13 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$87
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Budapest to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Brianna Tour
Agat
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Warszawa to Czerniowce
Ave. Duration
13 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36 - $42
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 Chernivtsi to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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