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from Madrid to Bucharest

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

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Bucharest on Jan 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:55PMMadrid Barajas Airport5h55 11:50PMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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$6441One-way
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06:10AMMadrid Barajas Airport16h40 11:50PMBucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
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$5481One-way

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Tue
Jan 25
$147tarom
Wed
Jan 26
$61Wizz Air
Thu
Jan 27
$119tarom
Fri
Jan 28
$29Ryanair
Sat
Jan 29
$16Ryanair
Sun
Jan 30
$23Malta Air
Mon
Jan 31
$73Wizz Air
Tue
Feb 1
$115Air France
Thu
Feb 3
$119tarom
Fri
Feb 4
$22Wizz Air
Sat
Feb 5
$20Ryanair
Sun
Feb 6
$73Wizz Air
Mon
Feb 7
$16Malta Air
Tue
Feb 8
$119tarom
Wed
Feb 9
$16Ryanair
Thu
Feb 10
$119tarom
Fri
Feb 11
$30Wizz Air
Sat
Feb 12
$16Ryanair
Sun
Feb 13
$16Malta Air

Travel Information between Madrid and Bucharest

distanceDistance1533 miles (2472 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$140 - $276
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $140 (€116) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $140 (€116) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiestarom or Flixbus

Travel 1533 miles (2472 km) by flight or bus between Madrid and Bucharest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $140 (€116). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are tarom or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Bucharest.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Bucharest, Romania from Madrid, Spain?

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

Is international entry into Bucharest from Madrid restricted?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 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 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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 1/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Bucharest from Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Spain from Bucharest, Romania due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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
  • 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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 1/23/22. 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.

How do I get from Madrid to Bucharest?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Bucharest from Madrid. You can take a flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way 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 $140 (€116) compared to other travel options to Bucharest:

A flight is generally $136 (€114) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $276 (€230) from Madrid to Bucharest.

What is the fastest way from Madrid to Bucharest?

The quickest way to travel between Madrid and Bucharest is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

What is the distance from Madrid to Bucharest?

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

When traveling between Madrid and Bucharest, what are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and Bucharest?

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Madrid to Bucharest depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to 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 go to Bucharest from Madrid by plane with tarom. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $140 (€116) with tarom from Madrid to Bucharest on Omio.
  • You can travel between Madrid and Bucharest by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $276 (€230) with Flixbus from Madrid to Bucharest.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Madrid to Bucharest ends?

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!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Madrid and Bucharest online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Madrid to Bucharest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average $140 (€116) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost $276 (€230) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Bucharest online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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