How to Book Train Travel From Greece to Romania


A stunning country characterized by beautiful landscapes, alluring beaches, ancient structures and historical relics, Romania is believed to be one of the most handsome countries in all of Europe. Whether taking a dip in the Black Sea, hiking the peaks of the Carpathian Mountains, or browsing the delightful villages that dot the countryside, visitors will be charmed by all that Romania has to offer. Read on to learn how to book train travel from Greece to Romania.

Things You'll Need

  • Passport
  • Computer with Internet access

Book Transportation From Greece to Romania

  • Book affordable train tickets from Greece to Romania online using the RailEurope Web site. See the Resources section below for a link. You can also contact them directly by calling (888) 382-7245.

  • Save some money by investing in a flexible train pass that allows for multiple trips in a variety of countries, including Greece and Romania.

  • Take the sleeper train. Since the trip is so long, travelers are wise to book accommodations in a sleeper car for comfortable travel.

  • Plan your travels. The International Train Planner is an excellent resource that provides up-to-the-second train routes and schedules. See the Resources section below for a link.

  • Check the map. RailEurope offers an extremely helpful interactive map that enables potential travelers to view country-wide train routes.

  • Know that savings are available for children and seniors over 60. Tickets from Greece to Romania are reasonably priced, but prices vary based on the class of ticket.

Enjoy Your Trip from Greece to Romania

  • Bring your iPod and lots of books. The trip from Thessaloniki to Bucharest is around 20 hours and you will definitely want something to do during the ride.

  • Travel capital to capital.The most direct train route from Greece to Romania is from the Greek city of Thessaloniki to the Romanian city of Bucharest.

  • Enjoy first-class. A first-class ticket aboard a train from Greece to Romania might cost a bit more, but the accommodations you will enjoy during the 20-plus-hour trip will be more than worth the extra price.

  • Ask for help. RailEurope has a great customer service department that can be accessed via the online message system. Use this system for personalized train travel assistance.

Tips & Warnings

  • Book online to get special fares and periodic alerts.
  • Check the weather. Romania's most dramatic seasons are summer extremely hot and winter extremely cold. If you plan to travel during these periods, be sure to pack appropriately.

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