How to travel from Madrid to Bucharest

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from Madrid to Bucharest

You can get from Madrid to Bucharest by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Madrid to Bucharest on Nov 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:40AMMadrid Barajas Airport3h45 01:25PMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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Travel Information between Madrid and Bucharest

distanceDistance1533 miles (2472 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $206
fastestFastest modeFlight • $23 (€23) • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 1533 miles (2472 km) to Bucharest from Madrid. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Bucharest.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Bucharest

Travel Tips: 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.
FAQs

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Bucharest, Romania is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Bucharest from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bucharest, Romania from Madrid?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bucharest, Romania?

The government of Romania has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Madrid and Bucharest closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/17/22. 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.

You can travel to Bucharest from Madrid 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Bucharest from Madrid is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Bucharest:

Taking a train is usually $204 (€197) less than taking a bus to Bucharest, which costs on average $206 (€199) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $21 (€21) less than taking a flight to Bucharest, which costs on average $23 (€23) for the same trip.

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, getting to Bucharest by bus can take on average 52 h 30 min.

In comparison, getting to Bucharest by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Madrid at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Bucharest at Bucharest, Autogara Filaret.
  • Flights most often depart from Madrid at Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Bucharest at Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Bucharest.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Bucharest, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Bucharest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Madrid to Bucharest tickets on Omio for $206 (€199).
  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Bucharest. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Madrid to Bucharest tickets on Omio for $23 (€23).

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

  • You'll find direct flights with Ryanair or Wizz Air.

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 journey.

Your trip from Madrid to Bucharest doesn't have to end in Bucharest. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Budapest, Sofia or London. If you’d like to add Budapest, Sofia or London to your Madrid to Bucharest tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bucharest today!

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 bus ticket is costing on average $206 (€199) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $23 (€23) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $2 (€2) one way on average.

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.

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