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There are 10 ways to get from Warsaw to Romania by plane, train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni  •  5 h 6 min

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

$63 - $224

Cheapest option

Bus Prykarparskyi Express  •  31 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Warschau Zachodni to Chernivci Kołobrzeg
  2. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Bucharest

$42 - $57

8 alternative options

Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) WAW - CLJ

$70 - $276

Fly to Iasi  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Iasi (IAS) WAW - IAS

$131 - $411

Fly to Timisoara  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Timisoara (TSR) WAW - TSR

$67 - $242

Train, bus  •  21 h 37 min

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

$120 - $180

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  24 h 32 min

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

$133 - $210

Train  •  33 h 58 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

$83 - $126

Train, night train  •  27 h 38 min

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

$136 - $208

Drive  •  17 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Bucharest 736 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Romania is to bus which costs 150 zł - 220 zł and takes 31 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Romania is to fly which costs 260 zł - 1 100 zł and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Romania is 744 km. The road distance is 1177.6 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Romania without a car is to train and bus which takes 21 h 37 min and costs 440 zł - 700 zł.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Warsaw to Romania, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Romania is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs 230 zł - 850 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 490 zł - 800 zł and takes 24 h 32 min, you could also train, which costs 300 zł - 470 zł and takes 33 h 58 min.

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

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Romania is 1 h ahead of Warsaw. It is currently 12:51 AM in Warsaw and 1:51 AM in Romania.

Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Romania is 1178 km. It takes approximately 17 h 31 min to drive from Warsaw to Romania.

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

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  • Distance: 464.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Romania?

LOT, Wizz Air and two other airlines fly from Warsaw to Sector 2 every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Bucharest via Dw. Zachodni 02, Warsaw, Warsaw West, Częstochowa, Częstochowa Dworzec Autobusowy, Brno, Bucharest, and Gara de Nord in around 24 h 32 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $700
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Timisoara via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Iasi via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $700
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Timisoara via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Iasi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Timisoara via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Iasi via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Iasi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Warsaw Chopin 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 Centralna to Ostrava hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
Intercity.pl
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Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ostrava hl.n. to Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Lvov
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
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
Night 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
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 Częstochowa, Częstochowa Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Częstochowa, Częstochowa Dworzec Autobusowy to Brno, Brno Hotel Grand
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Prykarparskyi Express
Phone
+38 096 1200 900
Website
prex.com.ua
Bus from Warschau Zachodni to Chernivci
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
prex.com.ua
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 - $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
$9 - $24
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 24 min and costs 3 zł - 4 zł.

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