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from Madrid to Bucharest

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Travel Information to Bucharest from Madrid

distanceDistance1533 miles (2472 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$121 - $150
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $121 (€97) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $121 (€97) • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France or

Take a flight or bus to travel 1533 miles (2472 km) to Bucharest from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $121 (€97). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air France or among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Bucharest.

Travel Tips

Travel from Madrid to Bucharest
Travel to Bucharest easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Bucharest.
Is international travel between Madrid, Spain and Bucharest, Romania allowed?

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Bucharest, Romania is: Partially open.

Can I enter Romania if coming from Spain?

Entry into Romania is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bucharest if traveling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Bucharest, Romania due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Romania must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/13/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Madrid and Bucharest.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Spain from Bucharest, Romania?

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Romania is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Bucharest, Romania?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Bucharest?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/19/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Bucharest here.

How do I go from Madrid to Bucharest?

You can travel to Bucharest from Madrid 2 different ways: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to go from Madrid to Bucharest?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Bucharest is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $121 (€97) compared to other travel options to Bucharest:

A flight is generally $29 (€23) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $150 (€120) from Madrid to Bucharest.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Bucharest?

The fastest way from Madrid to Bucharest is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bucharest that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

What is the distance between Madrid and Bucharest?

The distance from Madrid to Bucharest is approximately 1533 miles (2472 km).

When traveling from Madrid to Bucharest, where do I depart from Madrid and where do I arrive in Bucharest?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Bucharest:

  • Flights from Madrid to Bucharest most often leave from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Bucharest, Autogara Filaret.
Which travel companies can get me from Madrid to Bucharest?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Bucharest:

  • You can travel to Bucharest from Madrid by flight with Air France. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $121 (€97) with Air France from Madrid to Bucharest.
Is there a way to travel directly from Madrid to Bucharest?

Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Bucharest with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct flight with Ryanair, Wizz Air or tarom.

Direct services to Bucharest tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Madrid to Bucharest?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Bucharest often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Budapest, Sofia or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Bucharest itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bucharest and any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Madrid to Bucharest online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Madrid to Bucharest, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $121 (€97) one way.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $150 (€120) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Bucharest tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid America
Madrid Est. Sur

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín

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