Paris to Bucharest by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    31hr 30m
  • Distance
    1,874 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    44hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Paris to Bucharest by train

Fast trains from Paris to Bucharest take around 1 day, 7 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,874 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Bucharest.

1. Are there direct trains from Paris to Bucharest?

Journeys between Paris and Bucharest usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 4 departures on the route from Paris to Bucharest every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 5 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Paris to Bucharest?

The Paris to Bucharest train travel time is normally about 1 day, 7 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Paris to Bucharest train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bucharest is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 06:24 and the last train is around 19:06. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Paris to Bucharest train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Paris to Bucharest by train.

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Which train companies operate between Paris and Bucharest?

More than one train company operates on the route from Paris to Bucharest, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Euro Night
  • EuroNight
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Night train
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress
  • TGV

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.