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Travel Information from Zagreb to Bucharest

distanceDistance501 miles (808 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $148
fastestFastest modeFlight • $148 (€131) • 19 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Serbia

Travel 501 miles (808 km) by bus, flight or train between Zagreb and Bucharest. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Air Serbia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zagreb to Bucharest.

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International travel from Zagreb, Croatia to Bucharest, Romania is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Romania if coming from Croatia?

Entry into Romania is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 2/21/23; 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 to Bucharest from Zagreb.

The current restriction level for returning to Zagreb, Croatia from Romania is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Zagreb, Croatia from Bucharest, Romania?

Reentering Croatia 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 Zagreb from Bucharest?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zagreb, Croatia regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Croatia 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. 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 Zagreb from Bucharest here.

You can travel between Zagreb and Bucharest 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bucharest from Zagreb is by taking a train, which costs on average $5 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bucharest:

A train is $63 (€56) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Zagreb to Bucharest costing on average $68 (€60).

A train is generally $144 (€127) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $148 (€131) from Zagreb to Bucharest.

The fastest way to get to Bucharest from Zagreb is by flight with an average travel time of 19 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Bucharest can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 24 h 40 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The Zagreb to Bucharest distance is around 501 miles (808 km).

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Zagreb, Autobusni Kolodvor and arrive in Bucharest, Autogara Filaret.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Zagreb Franjo Tuđman Airport and arrive in Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Zagreb Klara to Bucharest.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zagreb 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 Zagreb to Bucharest tickets on Omio for $68 (€60).
  • Air Serbia can take you to Bucharest by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air Serbia from Zagreb to Bucharest for $148 (€131).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Zagreb 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 Zagreb and Bucharest itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bucharest and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $68 (€60) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $148 (€131) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $5 (€4) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Zagreb 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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