There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Zurich  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) ZRH - OTP

$80 - $240

5 alternative options

Train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BSL - OTP

$91 - $385

Bus Vito Reisen & Transporte AG  •  28 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Bucuresti

Train  •  30 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D

$238 - $407

Bus FlixBus  •  32 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Ploiești 1921

$110 - $195

Drive  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 1136.6 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 230 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 230 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1387 km. The road distance is 1818.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to fly which takes 2 h 15 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 28 h 59 min, you could also train, which costs SFr 220 - SFr 400 and takes 30 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 1 h ahead of Zurich Airport (ZRH). It is currently 6:20 PM in Zurich Airport (ZRH) and 7:20 PM in Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).

Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP).
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  • Distance: 866.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), Romania?

Swiss, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) hourly. Alternatively, Vito Reisen & Transporte AG operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) once daily, and the journey takes 26 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Basel to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Basel to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Basel to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Basel to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Basel to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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
Bus operators
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Zurich to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch
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 Zurich to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
28 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Book at
eurolines.ch

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