Duration 10h 48m
Distance 453.1 km
Average price $20
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca takes 10h 48m and the fastest train takes 9h 28m. The train service runs several times per day from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  2. Cluj-Napoca
9h 28m
$17 - $26

Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca train times

Trains run twice daily between Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca. The service departs Bucharest at 16:25 in the afternoon, which arrives into Cluj-Napoca at 04:34. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 10h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A and arriving at Cluj Napoca. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 28m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca is 325 km. The road distance is 453.1 km.

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Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A station.

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Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Cluj Napoca station.

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There are 855+ hotels available in Cluj-Napoca. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca?

Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $26 and the journey takes 9h 28m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26

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