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Warsaw - Bucharest Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Warsaw to Bucharest. Traveling by bus from Warsaw to Bucharest usually takes around 32 hours and 32 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 31 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance587 mi (945 km)
Shortest duration31h 55m
Cheapest price$69.45
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
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What bus companies travel from Warsaw to Bucharest?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Warsaw to Bucharest. FlixBus is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus11d 8h 32m$93.23
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 1 trips from Warsaw to Bucharest, and usually makes the trip in about 32 hours and 32 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Warsaw to Bucharest during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Warsaw to Bucharest?

The bus takes an average of 32 hours and 32 minutes to cover the 587 miles from Warsaw to Bucharest. However, the fastest bus only takes 31 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Warsaw to Bucharest at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Warsaw?

There is usually only one bus per day from Warsaw to Bucharest. It leaves the station in Warsaw at 9:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many bus departures serve Bucharest each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Warsaw to Bucharest. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

City Information

Warsaw

A historic city with a rich cultural heritage, Warsaw is a famous destination for culturally-inclined tourists. One of the city’s most popular attractions is the Old Town quarter, which has been recognized as a World Heritage Site. Filled with rebuilt buildings that mimic 14th-century houses, the area offers an interesting look into the city’s past. It also houses plenty of restaurants, cafés, and shops, so don’t hesitate to check these places out. For those interested in the history of the Jewish people in Poland, the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews boasts eye-opening exhibitions. For nature-lovers, don’t miss out on the Łazienki Królewskie Museum, which features various gardens for you to explore.

The city is considered the best destination in Poland for foodies. Some famous local favorites include Stolica and Restauracja Polska Różana, both of which offer amazing Polish dishes. For a more affordable option, Prasowy is a good choice.

Warszawa Centralna is the main trail station in the city. The main bus station is located right outside the Warszawa Zachodnia train station at al. Jerozolimskie 144. For air services, the city is served by the Warsaw Chopin Airport, 6.1 miles from the city, and the Warsaw-Modlin Airport, 22 miles north of it.

Bucharest

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Considered one of Europe’s best-kept secrets, Bucharest boasts a unique look that effortlessly blends elements from the East and the West. To marvel at the city’s unique architecture, head over to the Palace of Parliament, which was built during the communist rule of the country. Blending iconic communist architectural elements with modernist Neoclassicism, the building is a living witness to the country’s controversial era. There are walking tours for interested visitors, and the building also houses Romania’s National Museum of Contemporary Art. For those interested in history or cultural lessons, the National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, with its impressive collection of pottery, certainly is a good choice. For those who simply wish to enjoy a walk among nature, Carol Park is relatively close to the city center, and it rarely gets crowded.

Like most big European cities, the food scene at Bucharest is vibrant and extremely diverse. For those who enjoy authentically Romanian dishes, Casa Doina is a great choice. If you wish to enjoy something more exotic, Divan could be a great choice.

The main bus station in Bucharest is called Bucuresti Militari Bus Station. It is located on the outskirts of the city and it serves as the local hub for FlixBus. Bucharest’s main railway station is the Gara de Nord, which provides access to other European cities as well. The main airport is the Henri Coandă International Airport, located 10.3 miles north of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Warsaw?

Aleje Jerozolimskie 144  - PLWRADEFLX2-0

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Main departure station: Aleje Jerozolimskie 144

Buses to Bucharest leave from 3 stations in Warsaw.

All bus stations in Warsaw:

  • Aleje Jerozolimskie 144

  • Włościańska 39

  • Chopina

Where does the bus arrive in Bucharest?

Main arrival station: Bucuresti Militari Bus Station

Bucharest's Militari bus station (also styled as Autogara Militari Bucureşti) is a major center of intercity bus services for the city. It currently serves several popular bus service providers such as Union Ivkoni and FlixBus. The station building has a waiting room with public restrooms, and the outdoor bus bays have roofs for passengers preparing to board. Since the station is located in the Militari residential district, there are several services in the nearby Militari commercial complex, including a supermarket and even McDonald's.

All bus stations in Bucharest:

  • Bucuresti Militari Bus Station

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